Category Archives: Boston College Authors

Learning to code, swiftly

All innovators have vision, but some lack the technical skills to build their vision. Learn to Program Using Swift for iOS Development (Flatworld, 2018), a textbook by BC Associate Professor of Information Systems John Gallaugher, presents a different way to learn … Continue reading

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A matter of trust

In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the internal migration of a growing population transformed Britain into a “society of strangers.” The coming and going of so many people wreaked havoc on the institutions through which Britons had previously … Continue reading

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A Jesuit Cossack

Before assuming the presidency of Boston College in 1932, Louis J. Gallagher, S.J., spent 15 months on a mission of danger and diplomacy in Russia. His adventure is recounted in the newly published memoir A Jesuit Cossack: A Memoir by Louis J. Gallagher, … Continue reading

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Understanding taxation

The sixth edition of Partnership Income Taxation (Foundation Press), co-authored by BC Law’s William J. Kenealy, S.J. Professor James Repetti, William H. Lyons, and Charlene D. Luke, has been published. The text is described as an accessible introduction to an intricate body of … Continue reading

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Saint Alberto Hurtado, S.J.

Saint Alberto Hurtado (1901-1952), a Jesuit priest from Chile who ministered to the poor, is highly regarded in Latin America, but less well-known in the English-speaking world. BC Law Professor Scott FitzGibbon and BC Law alumna Fernanda Soza hope to bring St. Hurtado’s prophetic … Continue reading

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Harold Petersen

Harold Petersen, a retired associate professor of economics, taught at Boston College from 1960 to 2016. He has published a personal reflection of his journey through BC and also the journey of BC as seen through his eyes. 56 Years: Two … Continue reading

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Practitioners and academics

What is the optimal mixture of real-world experience and scholarly research that produces the best educational preparation for business students? The sharp divide between practitioners and academics that once existed has been largely erased, but there is still much progress … Continue reading

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