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Parents' Weekend, Pops Close September

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Feb. 17, 2011

The exciting sights and sounds of Parents’ Weekend (Sept. 26-28) will once again include the symphonic stylings of America’s orchestra, the world-renowned Boston Pops, led by conductor Keith Lockhart. more »

C21 Explores Poverty, Christian Response to the Poor

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

Events and writings from The Church in the 21st Century this semester take a look at poverty and Christians’ response to the poor. Associate Professor of Theology Rev. Kenneth Himes, OFM, will present “The Poor: What Did Jesus Preach? What Does the Church Teach?” on Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Gasson 100. Fr. Himes is the guest editor for the fall issue of C21 Resources, for which he has authored the essay “The Complexity of Poverty.”  more »

A New Look For St. Columbkille

By Jack Dunn

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

St. Columbkille Partnership School in Brighton has announced the addition of two new science labs, a new library/media center, four additional classrooms, a music room and art room, a cafeteria and administrative offices in 16,000 square feet of new space acquired as part of a 40-year lease agreement signed between the school and the Archdiocese of Boston.  more »

Gaelic Roots Series Offers Traditional Music, Dance Events

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

Boston College’s popular Gaelic Roots Music, Song, Dance, Workshop and Lecture Series will have a new venue, the Cadigan Alumni Center on Brighton Campus, thanks to a recently established partnership between the Center for Irish Programs and University Libraries with the Alumni Association. more »

Lowell Humanities Series Begins Fall Schedule on Oct. 1

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

A glance at the fall schedule for the Lowell Humanities Series, which brings some of the world’s brightest literary lights to Boston College. All events take place in Gasson 100 at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public. more »

Q&A: How Boston College Deals with Issues of Sexual Assault

By Sean Smith 

Published: Feb. 3, 2011

Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Katherine O’Dair discussed the recent and ongoing national conversation about sexual assault on college campuses, and how Boston College is dealing with these issues. O’Dair is also the University’s deputy Title IX coordinator. more »

Eggers Will Speak at First Year Academic Convocation Sept. 11

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Sept. 4, 2014

Author Dave Eggers, whose acclaimed novel The Circle is this year’s freshmen class read, will address the annual First Year Convocation next Thursday, Sept. 11, at 7 p.m. in Conte Forum.  more »

McMullen Highlights Legacy of Surrealist Wifredo Lam

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Sept. 4, 2014

Surrealist artist Wifredo Lam (1902–82), widely hailed as an international visionary in the artistic world, is the subject of a groundbreaking retrospective now on display at the McMullen Museum of Art through Dec. 14. more »

Fr. Morello Organizing Study of Religious Life in Latin America

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: July 23, 2014

The election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina as pope has focused increased attention on the Catholic Church in Latin America, says sociologist and Jesuit priest Gustavo Morello, SJ, but there is little data about the state of Catholicism in a post-modern, urbanized Latin America.  more »

'This Year Has Been a Blessing to Me'

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: July 17, 2014

Graduating summa cum laude in May from the Woods College of Advancing Studies — and overcoming many challenges along the way in pursuit of higher education — Anissa Lane has earned bragging rights. more »

Religious Exemption and the Law

By Sean Smith 

Published: July 17, 2014

A new book by Professor of History Alan Rogers explores a previous chapter in this continuing imbroglio: attempts to prosecute parents who use prayer and spiritual healing to treat their children’s medical problems. more »

A Conversation with Woods College of Advancing Studies Interim Dean James Burns, IVD

By Sean Smith 

Published: June 26, 2014

In an ongoing series interviewing several of Boston College's Academic Deans, Sean Smith sat down with James Burns, IVD, from the Woods College of Advancing Studies. In August of 2014, Fr. Burns was appointed dean of the Woods College, after having served as interim dean since 2012. more »

A Catalyst for Learning Business

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: June 23, 2014

The Carroll School of Management has launched a new summer program offering non-management students an opportunity to learn a thing or two about business. more »

Irish Famine Memorial Fund Having World-Wide Impact

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: May 22, 2014

Boston College’s Irish Famine Memorial Fund, endowed through a generous gift from the family of late University Trustee and benefactor Thomas Flatley, has made real-world differences in some of the neediest communities across the globe  more »

Dorchester Native Wins Aquino Scholarship

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: May 22, 2014

Carroll School of Management rising senior Thinh Nguyen, who plans to pursue a career in accounting – an academic discipline he describes as “a kind of Zen exercise to bring order to life” – is the 2014 Benigno and Corazon Aquino Scholarship award winner. more »