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An historical showcase of the Gallipoli campaign in World War I created by Boston College Ireland was named Best in News, Publishing & Entertainment at the 2015 Eircom Spider Awards, Ireland's most prestigious recognition of excellence and achievement online. The Gallipoli site also took Best Arts and Culture Website honors at the 2015 Realex Payments Web Awards.
Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of the Practice of Finance Richard McGowan, S.J., addressed fantasy sports sites and a range of gaming-related issues, as well as the future of Massachusetts casinos, in a pair of interviews on NECN.
Two of the three finalists in the EdVestors 'School on the Move' awards program this year were led by Lynch Leadership Academy alumnae. Lindsa McIntyre, who also earned her master's degree at the Lynch School of Education, is principal of the Jeremiah Burke High School, which received the top prize this year. Marjorie Soto is principal of the Hurley Dual Language School, a three-time finalist which received an award for sustained improvement.
An app allowing multiple people to listen to the same song simultaneously; a website matching researchers with test subjects; a smart, wearable device that improves posture, and a service that allows students to rent or buy clothing from others and have it delivered to their door. Meet the winning ventures of this year's Elevator Pitch Competition, the first major event of the Shea Center for Entrepreneurship.
The fall 2014 exhibition Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds at the McMullen Museum of Art is credited for supplying the research that enabled Lam exhibitions at European museums including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Reina Sofia in Madrid and Tate Modern in London. ArteInformado Magazine (in Spanish).
New research from the Lynch School of Education's Center for International Higher Education and the American Council on Education's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement takes an in-depth, comparative look at the internationalization of higher education in the U.S. and globally.
Apple, Inc. Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller '82 kicked off the Carroll School of Management's dedication of its Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship with a keynote address November 5. His remarks, and a panel discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship for which he was joined by Spark Capital General Partner Bijan Sabet '91 and Wayfair Co-Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder Niraj Shah, can be viewed at this link. Dedication events, which honor the Shea family’s generous gift to name the center and celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship at the Heights, continued through November 7.
Connell School of Nursing Professor Ann Wolbert Burgess has been honored by the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children with its 2015 Outstanding Professional Award, given to an APSAC member who has made outstanding contributions to addressing child maltreatment.
Lynch School of Education alumna Alex Truesdell is among the winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation 'genius grants' for her career-long commitment to improving the lives of children with special needs.