Category Archives: Students

Conservation lab as classroom

Last month, Burns Library Conservator Barbara Adams Hebard gave a presentation at the Association of College and Research Libraries, New England chapter annual meeting. The conference was focused on the evolution of the academic library as a place where students and faculty are … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities journal

There is a new student journal at Boston College that tells stories of health, illness, caregiving, bioethics, medicine and disability in a variety of literary and artistic genres. The Medical Humanities Journal of Boston College is comprised of short stories, personal … Continue reading

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Poetry Festival

Boston College will once again host the Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival, an annual showcase of student verse. The event features original work by students from some 20 area colleges and universities.  Boston College will be represented by Carroll School of Management … Continue reading

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Wikipedia made better

Thanks to Boston College senior Marie Pellissier, the online encyclopedia Wikipedia has an informative, well-researched entry on a pioneering woman of the American West, Susan LaFlesche Picotte (1865-1915). For an assignment in Professor of History Marilynn Johnson’s course History of … Continue reading

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The Circle for the Class of 2018

Members of the Class of 2018 have been invited to read The Circle by Dave Eggers over the summer. The Circle touches on issues of intimacy, community, humanity, work-life balance, the role of technology in today’s society in the story of … Continue reading

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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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