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A gift from Trustee Associate John Powers ’73, and his wife, Linda, will endow the deanship of Carroll School of Management Dean Andy Boynton, who has led the school for the past decade. The John and Linda Powers Deanship Fund honors Boynton’s tenure and will help to advance his future plans for the school. BC News
Connell School of Nursing Associate Professor Jane Flanagan has received the American Holistic Nurses Association's 2015 Research Grant, which will support her study of web-based yoga intervention for breast cancer survivors.
Pope Francis has appointed School of Theology and Ministry alumnus Rev. Jorge Izaguirre, C.S.C., as bishop of the territorial prelature of Chuquibamba, Peru.
BC Law and the law schools of Boston and Northeastern universities will launch a 'lawyer incubator' program to provide legal services to local-area residents at below-market rates. The Lawyers for Affordable Justice project will be one of the nation's first such programs run collaboratively by three law schools.
Several Boston College faculty members, as well as doctoral students and alumni, were among those honored by the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada at the organization's recent annual conference.
The growing presence of Hispanics is a blessing to the U.S. Church, said School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor Hosffman Ospino, speaking at a national symposium at which he discussed the findings of a major BC study of Catholic parishes with Hispanic ministry. Catholic News Service
In what is believed to be one of the first partnerships of its kind, Chinese officials have enlisted Lynch School of Education Professor Mike Barnett to inject creativity into the country's curricula. Boston Globe | He discussed the effort with the American Chinese Network Sinovision.
Claims that terrorism does or does not work may make for pithy headlines, but they obscure a far more nuanced reality--one that must be taken seriously if terrorism is to be understood and prevented, write Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause and Craig Noyes '08, M.A. '13. National Interest
School of Social Work alumna Patricia Yu, a policy analyst for the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, sees 'a paradigm shift' in the national view of aging.
Greece and its creditors have reached a bailout agreement to keep the nation in the European Union, but the country still faces an uncertain future. Economics Department Murray and Monti Professor Peter Ireland and Associate Professor Robert Murphy continued to provide commentary for ABC News; they had previously weighed in on the likelihood of a deal: ABC News