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John Burke named financial VP

Boston College has named Associate Vice President of Finance John D. Burke as its new financial vice president and treasurer. He will succeed Peter McKenzie, who is retiring on December 18 after 25 years of service. BC News Release

White House summit on next-gen high schools

Lynch School of Education Professor Michael Barnett discussed his innovative STEM education initiatives at a National Science Foundation forum and at the first White House Summit on Next-Generation High Schools. BC News Release

Thomas Chiles

BC scientist joins global commission on pollution, health

DeLuca Professor of Biology and Vice Provost for Research Thomas Chiles is among influential leaders, researchers and practitioners named to the Global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development, an initiative of The Lancet, The Global Alliance on Health and Pollution and Mount Sinai's Icahn School of Medicine, with the U.N. and World Bank.

Rebecca Lowenhaupt

Family engagement in schools

In an effort to encourage more participation among families in programs and events at their children's schools, Watertown's public schools will collaborate with the Lynch School of Education on an initiative led by Assistant Professor Rebecca Lowenhaupt. BC News Release | Boston Globe,  Watertown TAB

Sharlene Hesse Biber

AMS Fellow

Professor of Mathematics Tao Li has been elected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. He is one of 50 distinguished mathematicians from around the world to be selected among the 2016 cohort.

BC Info

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A Boston College legal expert is available to comment on President Obama's Executive Order requiring all those who sell guns to run background checks on prospective buyers.

Kari Hong



A Boston College expert on foreign policy and Asia is available to comment on North Korea’s claim that it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

Robert Ross



Expert Source: Refugees, Immigration

Boston College immigration experts are available to comment on the issues related to refugees and immigration.

Kari Hong

Westy Egmont




Expert Sources: Terror Attacks, ISIS, Syria

Boston College experts are available to comment on ISIS, Syria and terrorism.

Jonathan Laurence


Natana DeLong-Bas


Peter Krause




Expert Source: Fantasy Sports Leagues

Boston College gambling and sports law experts are available to comment on issues connected to the rise of sports fantasy leagues.

Richard McGowan, SJ

Alfred Yen




Expert Sources: Presidential Race 2016

Boston College political experts are available to offer commentary on the candidates for president.

On GOP field

On Rand Paul

On Hillary Clinton

On Marco Rubio

On Jeb Bush

On Chris Christie

Boston College experts are available to comment on the Catholic Church and Pope Francis.

Catholic Church Experts




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