Author Archives: Bookworm

Legacy of Title IX

Few laws have had such far-reaching impact as Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. Intended to give girls and women greater access to sports programs and other courses of study in schools and colleges, the law has since … Continue reading

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The power of collaboration

Educators Andy Hargreaves, a recently retired professor from Boston College’s Lynch School of Education, and BC alumnus Michael T. O’Connor, of the Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers (PACT) program at Providence College, have co-written a new book highlighting how collaboration can be … Continue reading

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Going viral

YouTube is the biggest pool of cultural data since the beginning of recorded communication, with 400 hours of video uploaded every minute. In his new book, Videocracy: How YouTube Is Changing the World . . . with Double Rainbows, Singing Foxes, … Continue reading

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Redefining how nonprofits solve problems

School of Social Work Associate Professor and Assistant Dean Stephanie Berzin is the co-author of Innovation from Within: Redefining How Nonprofits Solve Problems (Oxford University Press, 2018), which provides a practical framework for how leaders in the nonprofit sector can foster … Continue reading

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Book from BC’s Amoris Laetitia conference

The new book, Amoris Laetitia: A New Momentum for Moral Formation and Pastoral Practice (Paulist Press, 2018), is based on presentations and discussions from an October 2017 conference at Boston College where bishops and theologians considered how Pope Francis’ family … Continue reading

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Black politics and partisanship in 19th-century Boston

Boston College graduate Millington Bergeson-Lockwood, a historian of race, law, and politics in the 19th century, is the author of Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in 19th Century Boston (UNC Press, 2018). In this in-depth study, Bergeson-Lockwood demonstrates that party … Continue reading

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Alumna with her own book publishing imprint

Christy Ottaviano, who received two master’s degree from Boston College’s Lynch School of Education, is a children’s book editor and publisher with her own imprint at Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, where she oversees the entire operation from identifying talent to editing … Continue reading

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