Monthly Archives: June 2011

Under Fire

Margaret McLean, a member of the BC Class of 1988 who teaches in the Carroll School of Management, is the author of the new legal thriller, Under Fire. The novel is about a Senegalese immigrant charged with setting fire to … Continue reading

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Women of the Passion

Following a successful career in academia and numerous scholarly publications, Joan Driscoll Lynch, a 1957 graduate of the Lynch School of Education and professor emerita at Villanova University, has directed her pen toward a new form. Her first novel, Women … Continue reading

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Lessons from the F.B.I.

William A. Gavin, a member of the Boston College Class of 1963, has co-authored a new book that taps into expertise gained from his 28 years of investigative and executive management positions in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Through a … Continue reading

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Visualizing Law

Visual digital technologies are having a profound impact on the practice and theory of law, according to BC Law alumnus Richard Sherwin, a professor at New York Law School and author of the new book, Visualizing Law in the Age … Continue reading

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Numbers 1,2,3,4

A prose poem by Boston College English Professor Elizabeth Graver – written about a photograph of an Arctic weather station  – was selected to appear along with the photo in the current issue of Hayden’s Ferry Review.

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Banish fear of public speaking

Boston  College Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations John Feudo shares advice based upon a lifetime of speaking in public in his new book, I’d Rather Eat Live Spiders: A Definitive Guide to Becoming a Successful Speaker. In the book, … Continue reading

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Calling collect

New Boston College School of Theology and Ministry alumna Heather Angell had her poem “Calling Collect” published in America magazine.

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Writers and boxing

Boston College English Professor and American Studies Director Carlo Rotella is featured, along with writers Jack London, H.L. Mencken, Mike Lupica, Joyce Carol Oates, George Plimpton, Norman Mailer, and many others, in At the Fights: American Writers on Boxing, a … Continue reading

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On the Trail of Harry Potter

With the final chapter of Harry Potter about to hit the big screen, Boston College Romance Languages and Literatures Professor Emerita Vera Lee has published On the Trail of Harry Potter, a literary analysis of all seven Harry Potter volumes. … Continue reading

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