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"BC Shake It Off," the video from the Church in the 21st Century Center, caught the eye of the song's originator, Taylor Swift, who enthusiastically tweeted about it. Produced by John Walsh '15 and John Campbell '17, the video features more than 1,000 BC students and faculty "shaking off" their worries, fears, and insecurities.  Boston Globe Boston Herald, Boston MagazineWCVB-TVNECN, Fox News BostonRyan Seacrest On Air


Biologist to lead NIH initiative

Research teams from five universities will develop the National Research Mentoring Network, to be headquartered at BC under the direction of Professor of Biology David Burgess, through a five-year, $19-million grant from the National Institutes of Health. The network is part of a sweeping NIH initiative to diversify the ranks of biomedical researchers across the U.S. BC News Release | Chronicle of Higher Education  

Xavier Husser

'College was always the goal'

Xavier Husser '18 is one of only 10 U.S. recipients to be awarded a 2014 I’m First Scholarship, presented to first-generation college students by the non-profit Center for Student Opportunity. BC Chronicle

Min Hyuong Song

Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award

Professor of English Min Hyoung Song has won a 2014 Alpha Sigma Nu Award recognizing excellence in publishing in the humanities for his book The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American. BC News Release

Mary Walsh

'City Connects' success

A 10-year study by Lynch School of Education researchers, published in the American Educational Research Journal, found that addressing out-of-school factors in high-poverty schools—the novel approach of the City Connects program, directed by Kearns Professor Mary Walsh—produces dramatic improvement in student academic success.  Education Week | BC Chronicle

Patricia Leavy

'Trailblazing sociologist'

Alumna Patricia Leavy is winner of the 2014 American Creativity Association Special Achievement Award, which honors achievement in innovation and creativity in all fields from medicine to technology to education. BC News Release

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