Category Archives: Students

Read me a story

Bedtime stories are an evening ritual that can transport children and adults alike to lands of fantasy, adventure, and mystery. But increasingly busy family schedules and the demands of work are encroaching on this tradition. To solve that quandry, BC … Continue reading

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Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival

Undergraduate student poets representing some 20 Boston area colleges and universities will gather at BC April 25 to present their work at the annual Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival. All participants read original work at the event, and a chapbook … Continue reading

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The fall issue of Elements, the undergraduate research journal of Boston College, features articles on topics such as the democratic transitions in Tunisia and Egypt, the statistical exploration of NFL kicking, and the life of Henry Hills, official printer to … Continue reading

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The farming life

They started out as professor and student. Six years later, Associate Professor of Sociology and International Studies Brian Gareau and alumnus Connor Fitzmaurice are friends and co-authors of the new book Organic Futures: Struggling for Sustainability on the Small Farm (Yale … Continue reading

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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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