Author Archives: Bookworm

Candlemas Lecture

Werner G. Jeanrond, a professor of systematic theology at the University of Oslo, will present the Candlemas Lecture “Hopes, Hope and Radical Hope: Christian Hope and the Praxis of Love” on Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room … Continue reading

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Nurses in retirement

Approximately one million nurses will be retiring in the next five to 10 years, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. For those nurses wondering what follows after retirement, a book by Connell School of Nursing Associate Professor Patricia Tabloski and … Continue reading

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Changes to Title IX

Due to the government shutdown, the U.S. Department of Education extended its original Jan. 28 deadline for educators to submit comments on its proposed new rules on sexual harassment and assault. O’Neill Professor of American Politics R. Shep Melnick, author of … Continue reading

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Prayer, praise, protest

Ashon Crawley, an assistant professor of religious studies and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia, will present “In the Flesh: Prayer, Praise, Protest” on Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. in McGuinn Hall Auditorium. Crawley is the … Continue reading

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The Only Woman in the Room

Barnes & Noble has announced its first national Book Club selection for 2019: The Only Woman in the Room (Sourcebooks Landmark, 2019) by Boston College alumna Marie Benedict. A historical novel, The Only Woman in the Room tells the story of … Continue reading

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Landrigans’ book honored

Children and Environmental Toxins: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press), co-authored by BC alumni Philip J. Landrigan and Mary M. Landrigan, was named a 2018 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year. For nearly 50 years, the AJN Book … Continue reading

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Salameh on Charles Corm

Francophone Lebanese novelist Alexandre Najjar recently interviewed Boston College Professor Franck Salameh about his biography of writer and businessman Charles Corm, an influential figure in the nationalism movement that led to Lebanon’s independence. The interview was published in the Middle East’s … Continue reading

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