Category Archives: Students

Looking at Boston Strong

A new book has been published by the Boston College Presidential Scholars Class of 2016 that examines what makes Boston Strong – and what is needed to make it stronger. The Heart of This City: Boston Strong and Becoming Stronger … Continue reading

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Intercollegiate Poetry Festival

Betsy Sholl, Maine’s poet laureate from 2006 to 2011, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival taking place at Boston College on Apr. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Yawkey Center. Sholl is the author of … Continue reading

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Poet Franz Wright

A reading and Q&A with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Franz Wright will be held on Mar. 20 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. His most recent collection of poetry is F: Poems.  His other works include Kindertotenwald, Wheeling Motel, The Beforelife, God’s … Continue reading

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Digital Dubliners

Joseph Nugent of BC’s English Department will talk about his digital humanities project, Digital Dubliners, at an A&S Dean’s Colloquium on Feb. 24 starting at 4:30 p.m. in the O’Neill Library Reading Room. Designed and created by students in Nugent’s … Continue reading

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History through the lens of comic books

BC students in Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson’s Making History Public class have created “Revealing America’s History Through Comics”– an exhibition based on the historical study of comic books from the 1940s to present day. Using popular Marvel and DC … Continue reading

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The best offerings from STM students

A new issue of the graduate academic journal of the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, Lumen et Vita, has been published. The e-journal presents research and reviews from the STM student body.

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Art of the book

Books hand-decorated and sewn by Bookbuilders of Boston scholarship recipients Juliette San Fillipo ’13 and Jennifer O’Brien ’13 and Burns Library conservation lab assistants Anna Whitham ’15 and Josh Rosenfeld ’13, under the direction of Burns Conservator Barbara Hebard, are … Continue reading

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Poetry fest

Students representing 26 colleges and universities, including Boston College junior Helen Spica, will share their original poetry at the annual Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival on April 11 in the Yawkey Center’s Murray Function Room. Irish poet Peter Fallon will … 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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Discovering Joyce’s Dublin

The Dublin of 1904, explored by Leopold Bloom in James Joyce’s Ulysses, is now accessible to the tech-savvy inhabitants of the 21st century thanks to JoyceWays, a multimedia virtual tour created by Boston College undergraduates with the help of BC … Continue reading

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