Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fighting teacher burnout

Almost half of new teachers leave the profession within their first year. New teachers need support, mentoring, encouragement, and, most importantly, hope in order to survive the challenges of their first years of teaching. Encouragement comes in the form of … Continue reading

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A poet’s Magnum Opus

Epitaphs for the Journey, a new collection by award-winning poet and University Professor of English Paul Mariani, offers the best of his long and distinguished career: it brings together new poetry, revisits his extensive body of work which spans four … Continue reading

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God and humanity

Theologian Dominic F. Doyle, an associate professor of systematic theology in the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, has published a new book that, according to the publisher, “shows how the Christian virtue of hope breathes new life into … Continue reading

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Hope diamond

Each summer, Boston College asks its incoming freshmen to read a book whose theme can provide a starting point for reflection and conversation that will later be illuminated through an address by the author at the annual First Year Convocation … Continue reading

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