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Raised in communist Romania, BC Law Professor Vlad Perju mounts a global campaign against foes of constitutional democracy--and seeks to make the University's Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, which he directs, one of the world's most significant and important institutions of its kind.
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Another affordable homeownership opportunity, this time in #BrightonMA! Apply now!
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A $1-million grant from MassMutual Foundation, Inc. to the Springfield Public Schools will expand the Boston College Lynch School of Education-based City Connects student support program into eight more elementary schools.
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Tonight's meeting has been cancelled. We'll keep you updated when this is rescheduled.
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BC Weather Alert. Offices will open and classes will begin at 9 am on Wednesday March 14.
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At age seven, Dorje Dolma was living in one of the most remote places in the world, protecting her family's goats and sheep from wolves and snow leopards. Three years later, when facing a life-threatening condition, Dolma encountered former Boston College soccer player Jennifer Cleary--daughter of Margaret McCluskey Cleary '59, MS '61 and the late Gerald Cleary '52--who would become her adoptive mother. Dolma recounts her amazing journey in her new memoir, Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal, which includes a foreword by Cleary. h/t Dorje Arts Yak Girl
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BC Weather Alert. Because of the pending storm, Boston College will be closed on Tuesday March 13.
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Don't miss out on this affordable opportunity!
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We know the Tuesday after Marathon Monday will be a long one - treat yourself with a flatbread or two from Flatbread Company Brighton in April 17th and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Allston Brighton CDC!
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The University community mourns the death of Boston College School of Social Work alumna Christine Loeber MSW'08, executive director of The Pathway Home treatment center for veterans in Yountville, California. Ms. Loeber, who was a gifted student and passionate about serving those suffering from mental illness, was killed on March 9, along with two colleagues at the center, by a veteran who had been treated for post-traumatic stress disorder.
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THIS WEDNESDAY @ 6:30 PM AT JACKSON MANN: Make your voice heard on how the 1,100+ units proposed for Allston Yards (Stop & Shop on Everett St) will impact you and your neighborhood. With traffic, food access, affordable rents, and family housing options at stake, your input is crucial throughout this project! https://mailchi.mp/boston/allston-yards-impact-advisory-group-public-meeting
This week our Eagles traveled around the world to serve, to learn, to perform and to rejuvenate. Here are a few scenes of their adventures. Do you have an image that should be included? Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
What once was the comparatively minor threat of "hacking" has grown into a pervasive threat of full-blown economic espionage and extremely lucrative cyber crime, FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray told attendees at the second Boston Conference on Cyber Security. The conference is a partnership between the FBI Boston and the M.S. in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance degree program offered through the Boston College - Woods College of Advancing Studies. Read the full story on BC News: http://bit.ly/BCCS2018
ICYMI not one but two documentaries involving BC Law alumni were nominated for The Academy Awards—and one of them took home the Oscar. Congratulations to David Fialkow ’85 who co-produced Icarus, a documentary exposing Russian government-backed doping of Olympic athletes.
Universal, high quality child care that starts as early as age one improves language skills for young children, especially those from low-income families, according to a study of Norway's child care system by a team of researchers led by Boston College Lynch School of Education Prof. Eric Dearing.
Inside the Boston College Connell School of Nursing's Brown Family Clinical Learning Laboratory, students in the End of Life Simulation program prepare to face the needs of dying patients and their families. The program is the cover feature of Boston College Magazine.
Stay up to date on all things Allston Brighton CDC and learn even more about your neighbor, Omaira
Test of the BC Emergency Notification System. In a real emergency, details will be provided and you should monitor: www.bc.edu/emergency.
"Love wills the good of others" (Aquinas, ST I-II. Q26. A4). Love is not simply a feeling. Love is a choice. Marina McCoy, Associate Professor of Philosophy, offers this year's Lenten Reflections. ICYMI: Boston College Alumni annually offers Lenten Reflections, as we observe this season of preparation for Easter.
No matter where the next week takes you, we wish you a safe, restful and restorative spring break. Use #BConBreak on social media to showcase your best shots, like this one from Boston College Alumni's Jim Husson: "A bounty of quartz rocks can be found on this part of New Zealand's West Coast, leading to this tradition of leaving messages by the sea. I couldn't resist including my Boston College family in the mix." #WeAreBC
Applications are open for Ever to Excel, a week-long summer program for high school students from around the world, interested in learning about the Boston College community, faith, and service. During the program, students live in our residence halls, work with undergraduate mentors and BC staff from various departments, and take excursions in the greater Boston area. Ever to Excel receives financial support from the Lilly Foundation that enables us to offer this program for a limited time at a low cost of $350.
"Me encanta vivir en esta comunidad. Amo a mis vecinos y me encanta que la panadería con toda la comida de mi país esté cerca junto con todas las tiendas. Me encanta el yoga que tomo aquí en el All Bright centro de comunidad y en Oak Square YMCA y, oh, me encanta la clase de Tai Chi también en el Oak Square YMCA." - O. Marin English Translation: "I love living in this community. I love my neighbors and I love that the bakery with all my country’s food is close by along with all the stores. I love the yoga I take here at the All Bright Community Center and at the Oak Square YMCA and oh, I love the Tai Chi class also at the Oak Square YMCA.” - O. Marin #PPLOFABCDC
Boston College ranked sixth among the world's top universities in Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies in the 2018 QS World University Rankings, further advancing its strategic goal of becoming the world's leading Catholic university and theological center.
Professor and Department of Sociology Chairman Andrew Jorgenson is among the featured speakers tomorrow at the VIU - Venice International University's 4th International Symposium "Coping with Change: Global Warming and Decarbonization." Jorgenson, whose research examines the sociological, political and economic factors connected to environmental issues, will give a talk titled "Inequality, Carbon Intensity, and Human Well-Being: Connections and Potential Pathways to Sustainability" during the session The Impact of Global Warming and Carbon Neutrality to Citizens' Life. Watch live tomorrow, 8:25 am, U.S. EST, at the link below.
Mark your calendars! Laetare Sunday is March 6.
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Kicking off our Article 80 education efforts with a focus group of community members. Thanks to our partners at Boston Society of Architects/AIA for making this project possible! #BSAFoundation
TONIGHT: Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the #CommunityPreservationAct and share your priorities for #AllstonBrighton! What projects do you think $20 million should fund in this community?
It's still a few months until graduation, but Carroll School of Management senior Riley Soward has already sold his first company. Founded with his brother, Campus Insights is a market research company focused on Gen Z and millennials that was acquired this week by Harvard Student Agencies, the world's largest student-run company.
Boston College Theology Department Profs. Liam Bergin and Thomas Groome informed Pope Francis that he was recently the cover feature of the The Church in the 21st Century Center (C21 Center) magazine, "C21 Resources." "He got a big kick out of it when we told him that he'd made the cover," said Groome, who also serves as director of the center.