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Mustard Seed service trip

When Lynch School of Education Assoc. Professor Alec Peck and BC students made their annual service trip to Jamaica earlier this month, they brought a monetary gift from a BC alumnus and parent who wanted the group to make an even bigger impact on the community. Read more in the Boston College Chronicle.

David Takeuchi

ASA Pearlin award

The American Sociological Association has named School of Social Work Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi the winner of its prestigious Leonard I. Pearlin Award for his distinguished contributions to the sociological study of mental health.

Keith Pecklers, SJ

Malines Conversation Group

An international group of prominent Anglican and Roman Catholic theologians and church leaders, including former Gasson Professor Keith Pecklers, S.J., is gathered at Boston College for the third annual meeting of the Malines Conversation Group, a grassroots forum committed to dialogue and unity. BC News Release

A ‘warhead’ molecule

A research team in the lab of BC chemist Jianmin Gao details using a 'warhead' molecule to target deadly bacteria. BC News Release

Robert J. Morrissey

College of Arts and Sciences to be named for benefactor, alumnus Robert J. Morrissey

Boston College will name its College of Arts and Sciences in honor of Robert J. Morrissey ’60, a prominent Boston attorney and investor who, with this latest commitment, will become the largest benefactor in the University’s history. BC News Release | Boston Globe | AP via ABC News

Boosting battery performance

BC Associate Professor of Chemistry Dunwei Wang reports nano-coatings help stabilize a unique form of carbon, which could help pave the way for next generation, high performance lithium-ion batteries. BC News Release | PhysOrg, Nanowerk, ECN magazine, Nanotech Now, R&D Magazine

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Expert Sources: Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Boston College faculty members are available to comment on the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Robert Bloom: Legal Issues

Matt Sienkiewicz: Cultural Impact




A Boston College legal expert is available to offer analysis of the murder trial of former NE Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

Robert Bloom



A Boston College political scientist is available to comment on the presidential candidacy of Ted Cruz.

Kay L. Scholzman



Boston College experts are available to comment on the Catholic Church and Pope Francis.

Catholic Church Experts




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