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Biologist to Direct Major NIH Initiative on Diversity

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Jan. 20, 2011

Professor of Biology David Burgess will lead the development of the National Research Mentoring Network through a five-year, $19 million grant from the National Institutes of Health that is part of a sweeping initiative to diversify the ranks of biomedical researchers across the United States, the NIH announced last week.  more »

Following the Course

By Sean Smith 

Published: Oct. 30, 2014

This past Saturday’s Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandanna 5K was a memorable one in more than a few ways, especially given that it was the event’s 10th anniversary. more »

Celebrating the Century Mark

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Oct. 30, 2014

Wunderbar. The German word for “wonderful” is an appropriate adjective for a German Studies Department milestone: hitting the “100” mark for the number of undergraduates awarded prestigious Fulbright Fellowships. more »

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The Boston College 2014 Homecoming Weekend (Oct.17-19)  saw the Eagles football team take the field for an exciting game against Clemson, and a host of other events and activities around campus. Check out all the photos on the BC Flickr page

See some of the events that happened throughout the month of October here at Boston College including the Fall, the Head of the Charles, musicals, midterms, fireworks and more. Video Produced by Sean Casey, Office of News & Public Affairs. Additional shots by Teddy Chapman '17 and Elaine Bishop '18

Translating His Father's Voice, Not Just His Words

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Oct. 30, 2014

A Boston College symposium will mark the translation and publication of the new book Dinner with Stalin and Other Stories, edited and co-translated by Professor of Russian, English, and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer, and written by his father David Shrayer-Petrov, a prolific and celebrated author of contemporary Russian-American fiction.  more »

Displaying a 'Genius' for the Digital Humanities

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Oct. 30, 2014

The works of poet Geoffrey Chaucer, widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, got a 21st-century spin by students recently in a class on the Father of English literature taught by Assistant Professor of English Eric Weiskott. more »

Singing with the Voices in Their Hearts

By Sean Smith 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

Bria Coleman ’15 thought she was all done with singing when she arrived at Boston College as a freshman. But that was before she met the Voices of Imani, BC’s gospel choir. more »

Scholarship Winner Relishing BC Experience

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

Freshman Xavier Husser has relished his first weeks at Boston College: a bustling campus, challenging classes and a full calendar of events and activities, including an exciting football game.  more »

Lynch School Researchers Win Grant for ELL Program

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

A team led by Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Patrick Proctor has been awarded a three-year, $1.47 million grant from the US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences more »