Category Archives: Awards/Honors

Award, new publications for Muldoon

BC alumnus Tim Muldoon, a visiting associate professor in the Honors Program, has been named recipient of the 2017 Writer’s Award in Spirituality, presented by the Board of Directors of the Loyola Institute for Spirituality to honor someone who has demonstrated excellence … Continue reading

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Best Book Award

Associate Professor of History Ling Zhang‘s book The River, the Plain, and the State: An Environmental Drama in Northern Song China, 1048-1128 (Cambridge University Press, 2016) has received the 2017 George Perkins Marsh Prize as the best book on environmental history … Continue reading

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Alumnus honored by Writers Guild

Alumnus Brian Retchless (Class of 2007) recently won a 2017 Writers Guild Award, which honors outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, video games, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation. Retchless was honored in the category of On-Air Promotion … Continue reading

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Essay prize in Latin American thought

The American Philosophical Association has awarded its 2016 Essay Prize in Latin American Thought to BC alumnus Sebastian Purcell for his essay “Neltilitzli and the Good Life: On Aztec Ethics.” Sponsored by the APA Committee on Hispanics, the prize is awarded to the author of the … Continue reading

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Catholic Press book awards

Boston College professors Richard Gaillardetz, Kristin Heyer, and Stephen Pope recently won book awards from the Catholic Press Association. More from BC  News.    

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Poetry award for Najarian

Associate Professor of English James Najarian was chosen as the winner of the sixth annual Frost Farm Prize for poetry. He was honored for his blank verse poem “The Dark Ages.” Najarian’s poem is an extended metaphor comparing a mother’s decline … Continue reading

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Genovese awarded O’Hare Fellowship

Nick Genovese, a member of the Class of 2016, has been awarded a Joseph A. O’Hare, S.J., Postgraduate Writing Fellowship. Presented by America Media, the O’Hare Fellows will spend a year at America’s offices in Manhattan editing and developing editorial content for its multi-media platform … Continue reading

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