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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 »

Boston College Honorary Degree Citations 2014

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: May 22, 2014

Full text of the citations for this year’s honorary degree recipients  more »

Finnegan Award: Cote, Finalists Represent BC ‘Ever to Excel’ Credo

By Ed Hayward 

Published: May 22, 2014

David J. Cote – who pursued a demanding double major in theology and chemistry and served as editor-in-chief of The Heights – received the Edward H. Finnegan, SJ, Award, BC’s most prestigious undergraduate honor more »

A Conversation with Boston College CSON Dean Susan Gennaro

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: May 8, 2014

In an ongoing series interviewing several of Boston College's Academic Deans, Kathleen Sullivan sat down with Susan Gennaro from the Connell School of Nursing. more »

'Smart' Drug Delivery Could Aid Cancer Fight

By Ed Hayward 

Published: May 8, 2014

Boston College chemists have developed a nano-scale cage of chemical bonds that entraps small molecule drugs and then infiltrates cancer cells, showing promise it can serve as a “smart” drug delivery mechanism to fight cancer and other illnesses. more »