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Grad Talks: Passions Worth Sharing


What are you passionate about? Grad Talks is a graduate student colloquium at Boston College. Inspired by Ted Talks and co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association, this year's event was held on April 2, 2014 and featured ten graduate student speakers from across disciplines at BC. Selected speakers shared their academic research, experiences abroad, and life lessons learned. Congratulations to our winning presenter, Joe Chapa, who was selected by a panel of judges from the Vice President for Student Affairs office, the Lynch Graduate School of Education, and the University Library!

This year's featured talks and speakers were:


View photos of the event here:

Are you looking for a way to connect with other graduate students about your passions in a smaller setting? Check out the GSA's Grad Talks Spark Series. You can apply to facilitate a conversation about your passion at some point during the academic year, or you can join a conversation that someone else has sparked.