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New McMullen

The McMullen Museum of Art, which has mounted world-class exhibitions in Devlin Hall since 1993, will occupy new quarters on Brighton Campus thanks to a lead gift to the "Light the World" campaign from the McMullen Family Foundation. The new venue, projected to be completed in 2016, nearly doubles the current exhibition area. Boston College Chronicle

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Community grants awarded

A dozen Allston-Brighton organizations have been awarded a total of more than $33,000 in grants from Boston College through the Allston-Brighton/Boston College Community Fund. BC News Release

Karen Izzi Bristing

Gift endows basketball coach

Boston College has received a gift from alumna and University Trustee Karen Izzi Bristing and her husband Steve Bristing to endow its head men’s basketball coaching position, held by Jim Christian. BC Chronicle

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Community service honor roll

Boston College has been named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service-learning and civic engagement. BC News Release

Andy Hargreaves

Grawemeyer Award winner

Lynch School of Education Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves has received the 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Education for his research on effective teaching.

Mario Gabelli

Gabelli Presidential Scholars

The Presidential Scholars Program, which provides an integrated education experience within the University's honors program for a group of BC's most accomplished students, has been named the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program as a result of a major gift from the Gabelli Family Foundation. University Trustee Mario Gabelli has been one of the program's most generous supporters since its inception in 1991. BC Chronicle 

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Expert Sources: Aftermath of Eric Garner & Michael Brown cases

Boston College faculty members are available to comment on the cases involving police in Ferguson and New York City.

Tiziana Dearing: The Black experience

Kari Hong: Abolish grand juries

Ruth McRoy: Racial Injustice





A Boston College experts offers thoughts on the fallout from the Sony hacking incident.

Sony Brand: S. Adam Brasel

Terrorism: Peter Krause



A Boston College experts are available to comment on teh changing relations between the United States and Cuba.





A Boston College economist is available to comment on consumer spending at the holidays.

Can Erbil




A Boston College political scientist is available to comment on the impact falling oil prices have on foreign policy.

David Deese

Paul Christensen




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

Catholic Church Experts




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