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Hundreds turned out Oct. 25 for the Volunteer and Service Learning Center's 10th annual Red Bandanna Run, held to honor 9/11 hero Welles Remy Crowther, BC Class of  1999. Proceeds from the event go to the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust. More


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Alumni at service

A number of recent Boston College alumni have entered full-time service with two Jesuit Volunteer organizations, Jesuit Volunteer Corps and JVC Northwest. BC News Release

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

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A Boston College political scientist is available to comment on the legacy of Tom Menino, who served as mayor of Boston from 1993 to 2014.

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