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The American Sociological Association has named School of Social Work Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi the winner of its prestigious Leonard I. Pearlin Award for his distinguished contributions to the sociological study of mental health.
One year after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, questions remain unanswered, making it difficult for families of the victims to come to terms with their loss. The Lynch School of Education's Usha Tummala-Narra offered advice coping under such circumstances. WBZ News: 1, 2
A repeal of the nearly century-old tax would bring far-reaching consequences, Law School Professor Ray Madoff said during her testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee on March 18.
Alumnus and retired Classics Department faculty member John R. Shea '58 died March 14. Dr. Shea achieved early fame when, at age five, he received the famous 'Letter to Jackie,' written by his father, Lt. Commander John J. Shea '18, just weeks before he was killed in the line of duty. The letter was widely circulated in its day for celebrating the values of honor, duty, family and religion. In 2001, the letter was featured by the Boston Globe following its presentation to the University Archives. BC obituary
Cai Thomas '16, winner of this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship, has produced and directed a number of film projects, including a documentary on BC alumna Blake Bolden, a black professional hockey player for the Boston Blades, set to air on 'NESN Next Producer' April 6. BC Chronicle | View and vote for Thomas' film at http://go.nesn.com/1AMxW1I
Love St. Patrick's Day? Thank America. Much of the celebration as we know it today arose in the U.S., explains BC Ireland Academic Director Mike Cronin, writing for the Smithsonian series 'What It Means to Be American.' Time, RTÉ (Raidió Teilifís Éireann; segment begins at 7:00)
Boston College will name its College of Arts and Sciences in honor of Robert J. Morrissey ’60, a prominent Boston attorney and investor who, with this latest commitment, will become the largest benefactor in the University’s history. BC News Release | Boston Globe | AP via ABC News
The defense team for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made a stunning admission at trial's onset: 'It was him.' Law School Professor Robert Bloom discussed the opening proceedings with outlets including ABC 'World News Tonight', ABC News Radio, WGBH News, New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, AP via New Zealand Herald