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A Sweet 16 for the BC Arts Festival

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

After enduring a seemingly never-ending winter, Boston College will celebrate the arrival of spring later this month with the 16th Arts Festival, an annual showcase of campus arts in all genres. more »

BC & The Boston Marathon: One Year Later

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

The Boston College community has long been a part of the Boston Marathon, whether as participants in the storied race, vocal supporters along the route, or in various other capacities. This year’s marathon on April 21 will once again have a BC component to it – but this year is no ordinary one, with the memory of last year’s bombing attacks. A look at the 2014 Boston Marathon from Boston College perspectives more »

Romero Winner Takes Global View

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

Junior Jessica Franco, a first-generation college student whose Boston College education has been heightened by experiences in Guatemala and Ecuador, is this year’s Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship recipient. more »

Mile 21: Boston Marathon Events on Campus

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

A collection of what is being done on campus to comemorate, reflect and celebrate the 2014 Boston Marathon more »

Redemption, Recovery and Renewal

By Melissa Beecher 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

This year’s Boston Marathon has countless stories of redemption, recovery and renewal. Hickey, who is two years cancer-free, embraces the fact that her run represents all that – and more  more »

GSSW Alumna Runs for Team Eye and Ear in 2014 Boston Marathon

By Sean Smith 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

After the events of last Patriots Day, Emily Greising Remenschneider, a GSSW 2007 Graduate, and her husband Aaron will be running their very first marathon to support the work of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary more »

Liza Cherney Reflects on Community, Support

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Aprn. 10, 2014

Liza Cherney has succeeded in not letting the injuries she suffered from one of the Boston Marathon explosions derail plans that were in the making prior to the attack last April 15  more »

Lowell Series, Fiction Days Welcome Zadie Smith

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Mar. 27, 2014

Award-winning novelist, short story author and essayist Zadie Smith – considered one of the most acclaimed young writers plying their craft today – will appear on campus next week at a Lowell Humanities Series event. more »

Faculty, Staff Email Will Move to Google Apps

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Mar. 27, 2014

Information Technology Services has announced that Boston College faculty and staff email and calendar will move to Google Apps for Education on June 16. The move follows the successful migration of student email to Google last summer.  more »

A Conversation with CSOM Dean, Andy Boynton

By Sean Hennessey

Published: Mar. 27, 2014

In an ongoing series interviewing several of Boston College's Academic Deans, Sean Hennessey sat down with Andy Boynton from the Carroll School of Management. more »

Another Glimpse at a Film Classic

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Mar. 27, 2014

French heroine and Roman Catholic saint Joan of Arc has inspired numerous works of literature, music and film, including the 1928 silent movie masterpiece “La passion de Jeanne d’Arc,” which will be presented on the Boston College campus next week. more »

Making the Most of a Rare Opportunity

By Sean Smith 

Published: Mar. 13, 2014

It’s not every day when one of the world’s least studied political systems unexpectedly opens its doors wide. So Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence had reason to feel fortunate when Algeria offered him unprecedented political and diplomatic access during his visit there last month. more »

A Conversation with Law School Dean, Vincent Rougeau

By Melissa Beecher 

Published: Mar. 13, 2014

In an ongoing series interviewing several of Boston College's Academic Deans, Melissa Beecher sat down with Vincent Rougeau from the Law School.  more »

Conversation on Meaning of 'Diaspora' Extends Across Campus

By Sean Smith 

Published: Mar. 13, 2014

Once solely a reference to the dispersal and exile of the Jews, Kenny notes that in the past several decades “diaspora” has been used to describe similar experiences of other populations – such as Africans, Armenians and Irish – and now seems to be a catchall synonym for “migration.” more »

Burns Scholar Finds BC a Warm Place in a Harsh Winter

By Sean Smith 

Published: Mar. 13, 2014

Terence Brown, the Burns Library Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies for the spring semester, has cultivated an accomplished career as a teacher, researcher and writer on Irish poetry, literature and culture. He recently spoke with Chronicle editor, Sean Smith more »