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Nov 15, 2012, 09:22 ET Boston College Education Prof. Michael Barnett Named 2012 Massachusetts Professor Of The Year

 Boston College Lynch School of Education Associate Professor of Science Education and Technology G. Michael Barnett has been named the 2012...


Apr 14, 2010, 16:13 ET General Electric CEO and Chair Jeffrey Immelt to Give Boston College Commencement Address

Jeffrey Immelt, whose tenure as CEO and chairman of General Electric has earned accolades from the international business community, will address...


Mar 16, 2010, 10:35 ET Grocer Gives $20M to Boston College to Further Catholic Education

Boston College's Center for Catholic Education, one of the nation's preeminent think tanks on Catholic education, will be named the Barbara and...


Feb 01, 2010, 11:00 ET Boston College Researchers Design New Model to Produce Quarterly Estimates of U.S. Charitable Giving By Households

Center on Wealth and Philanthropy Issues First Projections of Household Giving Totals for 2009, 2010 Researchers at Boston College's Center on...


Jul 08, 2009, 12:33 ET $11.5M Awarded to Boston College for TIMSS 2011

The TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College, under the direction of BC Lynch School of Education Profs. Ina V.S. Mullis...


May 14, 2009, 13:37 ET Ken Burns to Speak At Boston College Commencement May 18

Filmmaker Ken Burns, whose distinctive and acclaimed documentaries have brought to life the Civil War, baseball, jazz and other facets of American...


Mar 17, 2009, 15:25 ET Boston College Hosts Exhibit of Drawings by the Children of Darfur

Drawings created by refugee children who escaped the violence in Darfur are on exhibit at Boston College's Gargan Hall through March 27. The...


Dec 11, 2008, 11:29 ET Impact of Big Three Automakers on U.S. Job Market Is Grossly Overstated, Says Boston College Researcher

The national employment impact of the big three auto manufacturers has been significantly overstated, according to a socioeconomist at Boston...


Dec 01, 2008, 00:01 ET Boston College Lands Two Marshall Scholarships

Advocate for Refugee Rights and Aspiring Philosophy Scholar/Teacher Win Two of 40 Prestigious Awards for Graduate Study in U.K. Boston College...


Nov 26, 2008, 09:57 ET International Response to the World's Refugees, Displaced Persons Must Be Revised and Expanded, Say Leading Human Rights Authorities at Boston College Conference

Change on an international level is needed to address the severe plight of the world's 45 million forced migrants, refugees and displaced persons,...


Nov 03, 2008, 14:58 ET DVR Fast-Forwarding May Not be Fatal to TV Ads

Brands can stand out as viewers skim ads with TiVo and DVRs While digital video recorders and products like TiVo allow television viewers to skip...


Sep 30, 2008, 01:00 ET Failed Bailout Needs Leadership 'Dream Team'

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the stunning defeat of the proposed $700 billion bailout, the nation needs a...


Jun 17, 2008, 01:00 ET Boston College to Provide Housing for All Undergraduates

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston College will add 1,280 new beds of undergraduate housing, making it the first...


Apr 23, 2007, 01:00 ET U.S. Catholic Presidential Candidates to Address Role of Faith in Public Policy at Boston College April 23

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of the most divisive and hotly debated issues in the U.S. will be on the table...


Nov 16, 2006, 00:00 ET New State-by-State Assessment of U.S. Charitable Giving:

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- New research by the Center on Wealth and Philanthropy at Boston College identifies New York, Utah,...


Feb 28, 2006, 00:00 ET All-Star Political Pundit Lineup Debates Issues of Faith and Politics Before Crowd of 6,000 at Boston College

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 6,000 attendees gathered February 27 at Boston College for a public forum on American...


Nov 16, 2005, 00:00 ET Boston College's Carroll School of Management Establishes Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston College has announced the establishment of The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics in...


Nov 04, 2005, 00:00 ET Boston College Launches Center for Human Rights and International Justice with Forum on World Refugee Crisis

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston College officially launched its interdisciplinary Center for Human Rights and International...


Feb 17, 2005, 00:00 ET Boston College Athletics Teams Up with Fenway Sports Group

BOSTON, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston College today announced it has selected Fenway Sports Group (FSG) to develop a year-round collegiate...


Jan 06, 2005, 00:00 ET Premiere Exhibit of Major George Bernard Shaw Collection on View at Boston College Through April 2005

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The first-ever public exhibition of selections from the internationally-noted George Bernard Shaw...


Jan 04, 2005, 00:00 ET Boston College McMullen Museum of Art Hosts

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College will host the New England premiere of Accommodations of...