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The NFL’s First Female Coach, a Carroll School Alumna, Launches a Girls’ Football Camp
Jen Welter ’00, the first female coach in the National Football League, is partnering with famed footwear brand adidas to launch a series of girls’ flag football camps for underprivileged kids in cities across the U.S. in 2019. Welter, who holds a Ph.D. in psychology, will serve as a coach, mentor, and life-skills teacher at the camps. BC News

Boston College Confirmed Among Top Tier of U.S. Research Universities
Boston College has retained its status as among the nation’s best research universities in the recently updated designations used by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. BC News

Biobehavorial Profiling
Connell School of Nursing Professor and Associate Dean for Research Christopher Lee provided an overview of his innovative approach to the study of chronic illness—what he calls “biobehavioral profiling”—before an audience of prominent science and health care professionals at a recent event held at the National Institutes of Health. BC News