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White crosses in honor of Jesuit martyrs
Honoring UCA Jesuit martyrs

Members of the Boston College community mark the 25th anniversary of the murders of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter at the University of Central America on November 16, 1989, with observances on campus, in El Salvador and in Washington, DC.

David Olson
Sales and streaming

In light of Taylor Swift's decision to pull her latest album from music-streaming service Spotify, Law School Associate Professor David Olson discussed the evolving music industry with Fox News Boston

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Carrying the torch

Learn about BC's student-run Catholic newspaper The Torch from its former and current editors—Chris Canniff '14, now a graduate student in the Theology Department, and Natalie Yuhas '16—on Catholic TV's 'This is the Day'

Michael Grubb
Cell phone economics

According to a cellular phone industry group, the average monthly bill has dropped 69 percent, adjusted for inflation, since 1989. How is that possible? Assistant Professor of Economics Michael Grubb, who has studied the cell phone market, weighed in on APM's 'Marketplace'

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes
Efficient flexibility

Employers searching for ways to bolster older employees' engagement often find that flexible work options contribute to dedication and commitment, writes School of Social Work Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, director of the Sloan Center on Aging and Work. The Conversation

Jonathan Laurence
France, jihadism, Jewish flight

Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence looks at French jihad movements and Jewish flight in a piece for Brookings 'Upfront'

Joseph E. Corcoran
Center for real estate studies

Through the Carroll School of Management's new Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action—named for benefactor Joseph E. Corcoran '59—students will learn how to develop mixed-use housing communities and improve city neighborhoods. Boston Globe

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International Education Week

Activities and events for International Education Week, sponsored nationally by the U.S. State Department and the Department of Education, are ongoing across campus. Find the full calendar at BC's IEW 14 website

Marie BoltzStweart Bond
Center of nursing excellence

The Connell School of Nursing has been named a National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, in recognition of the school's commitment to that area of the field. The effort to attain the designation was led by Associate Professor Marie Boltz and Assistant Professor Stewart Bond. BC News Release

Jane Hartley
U.S. ambassador to France

Alumna Jane Hartley has been confirmed as the new U.S. Ambassador to the French Republic and the Principality of Monaco, following a successful career in both business and public service.

Frank Brennan, SJ
The road from the Synod

Law School Gasson Professor Frank Brennan, S.J., reflects on the relatio synodi, the concluding document released by the Vatican from the Synod on the Family, and on the road ahead for the Church, in an essay for Global Pulse Magazine

a teacher and student
Lynch School of Education top 5 in graduates' salaries

The Lynch School of Education ranks 5th in the nation on a list of the top 10 colleges with the highest-paid graduates in the field of education, based on salary data provided by PayScale. USA Today College

Carlo Rotella
A cunning champion

Professor of English and Director of American Studies Carlo Rotella profiles Bernard Hopkins, the 49-year-old fighter known for using mental acumen to weaken, and eventually defeat, his opponents. New York Times Magazine

Michael Resler
Fulbright powerhouse

BC's German Studies Department, chaired by Professor Michael Resler, celebrates having topped 100 undergraduate Fulbright awards. BC Chronicle

Hassan Tehranian
Carroll School senior associate dean for faculty

Griffith Millennium Professor in Finance Hassan Tehranian, director of the Center for Asset Management, is taking on a new role at the Carroll School of Management as senior associate dean for faculty. BC Chronicle


Sean Clarke
Connell School associate dean for undergraduate programs

The Connell School of Nursing has welcomed its new associate dean for undergraduate programs, Sean Clarke, an internationally noted nurse researcher with extensive experience in teaching and in leading academia-practice partnerships. BC Chronicle

Tiziana Dearing
Remembering Mayor Menino

'To know him, to work with him, was to discover layers upon layers of his love for the job, the city and its people, writes School of Social Work Associate Professor of the Practice Tiziana Dearing for WBUR 'Cognoscenti'

Richard Clifford, SJ
Learning from Adam and Eve

Centuries of Biblical interpretation make it difficult for us today to appreciate Adam and Eve as characters in a well-told story that deftly probes the ways of God with humans, writes School of Theology and Ministry Professor of Old Testament Richard Clifford, S.J. America

Lev Golinkin
An immigrant's view

Almost everything in America—holidays, idioms, the 1980s—can be understood with enough time and effort, but baseball is where most immigrants draw the line, writes Lev Golinkin '04, whose relationship with the pastime began when he was a BC freshman. Boston Globe | Golinkin is the author of the new book A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka, about his Jewish family fleeing the Soviet Union in the waning years of the Cold War. BC Bookmarks