Category Archives: Students

Steve Pemberton

At First Year Academic Convocation tomorrow, the Class of 2020 will hear from alumnus Steve Pemberton, whose memoir, A Chance in the World, was given to each freshman at orientation. Pemberton’s memoir tells of his harsh upbringing in the foster care … Continue reading

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Legacy of the Red Bandanna

The story of Boston College alumnus and 9/11 hero Welles Crowther is the subject of a new book, The Red Bandanna (Penguin Press, 2016) by award-winning ESPN correspondent Tom Rinaldi. When Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him … Continue reading

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Grad student reviews Laurus

Theology Department doctoral student Nathaniel Peters reviews the award-winning book Laurus by Eugene Vodolazkin (translation by Lisa C. Hayden) for Commonweal magazine. Laurus, which has won two major Russian book prizes, has been listed in the company of such works as … 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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Honor for alumna

Cristina Richie, who earned a master’s degree in 2012 and will graduate this month with a doctorate in theological ethics, has been honored with the 2016 Evangelical Press Association, Higher Goals in Christian Journalism First Place Student Writer of the Year … Continue reading

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Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival

Students representing 25 Boston-area colleges and universities will read from their own poetry at the annual Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival at BC on Apr. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Yawkey Center’s Murray Function Room. Senior Kwesi Aaron, a major in English … Continue reading

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Citizen poets of Boston

This month marks the launch of  The Citizen Poets of Boston: A Collection of Forgotten Poems, 1789–1820 (University Press of New England), an anthology of poetry created during the country’s post-revolution days. The poetry—the work of a generation of virtually forgotten poets who … Continue reading

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