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The Carroll School of Management is 7th in a 'University Power Ranking' of the top U.S. undergraduate schools for investment banking recruitment. Wall StreetOasis.com
The City Connects program, based in the Lynch School of Education under the direction of Kearns Professor Mary Walsh, is at work in more than 60 schools in three states, helping students and families with support and enrichment services. WBUR 'Learning Lab' | Springfield, Ohio News-Sun
For nearly a half-century, BC's Center on Wealth and Philanthropy has examined not only the patterns and motives, but also the moral and ethical considerations that drive charitable giving among the rich. As its director, Professor of Sociology Paul Schervish, and associate director John Haves move toward retirement, their work is featured by the Boston Globe, Chronicle of Philanthropy | Hear Schervish discusse fundraising in 2014 and the forecast for 2015 aon NonProfit Radio
Rev. Richard McBrien, a distinguished scholar who was a member of BC's Theology Department faculty in the 1970s and director of what was then the University's Institute for Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry, died January 25 at age 78. School of Theology and Ministry Professor Thomas Groome, who subsequently served as IREPM director, penned this obituary.
Golden Globe Award-winning actress and comedian Amy Poehler '93 was honored as Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2015 Woman of the Year. Poehler, who donned a BC baseball cap shared by her father during the roast, joined a list of honorees that includes Meryl Streep, Angela Lansbury and Helen Mirren. WBUR 'The Artery'
Professor of Physics David Broido has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the world's second-largest organization of physicists; Professor of History Robin Fleming has been inducted a Fellow of the Medieval Academy of America, the largest U.S. organization promoting excellence in medieval studies.
Watch Ferris Professor of Physics Michael Naughton conduct an experiment showing the effect of temperature on football pressure, in light of the controversy surrounding the underinflated footballs used in the Patriots-Colts AFC Championship game. Naughton has provided expert commentary since the game to ABC 'World News Tonight', WCVB-TV, WGBH News 'Morning Edition', the Boston Globe and Boston Herald, among other media.