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Andre Williams '14, one of the greatest running backs in the history of college football, has been named a finalist for the 2013 Heisman Trophy. BC Athletics | Learn more about the scholar-athlete deemed this year's 'Renaissance candidate': Sports Illustrated | ESPN College Game Day
Pope Francis has urged world leaders to ‘attack the structural causes of inequality’ and to fight to give healthcare, education, and employment opportunities to all citizens. School of Theology and Ministry Professor James Bretzke, S.J., placed the pope’s remarks into historical context in an interview with PRI-WNYC’s ‘The Takeaway’
Nelson Mandela's legacy is marked by his commitment to freedom, to equality, to social justice and to reconciliation, said Sociology Associate Professor Zine Magubane, a South Africa native who lived in her country while Mandela was president, in interviews with Fox News Boston, NECN, WCVB-TV and the Boston Herald
James Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, expressed confidence that his plan to develop a casino in western Massachusetts would win regulatory approval, speaking at a gathering of Boston College’s Chief Executives’ Club of Boston. Boston Globe, Springfield Republican, Reuters, NECN
The Provost Search Committee has been reviewing credentials and will soon conduct personal interviews with a set of promising candidates, according to a letter to the University community from the committee co-chairs, Newton College Alumnae Professor and Theology Department Chair Catherine Cornille and Executive Vice President Patrick J. Keating.
A study by Lynch School of Education Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves and Boisi Professor Henry Braun shows that the emphasis on accountability since No Child Left Behind may in some ways be harming students, not helping them. They discuss it in a podcast for American Public Media
The method children use to count as they move their tokens on a board game is directly linked to their gains in numeracy, according to a new study co-authored by Lynch School of Education Assistant Professor Elida Laski. BC News Release | | Sampling of coverage: Times Live (South Africa), UK Daily Mail, Science Daily, Health Newsline, Science Codex, Business Standard, Free Press Journal (India), MedicalXpress.com, Indian Express