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Nov 04, 2014, 15:10 ET

Boston College Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship Announces 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Carroll School of Management is pleased to announce its 2015 International Corporate...

Jun 09, 2014, 00:01 ET

Father's Day 2014: More dads seek paid paternity leave, new study finds

Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children's lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them...

Jan 23, 2014, 09:00 ET

New research finds CSR is more deeply embedded in business

Survey of corporate professionals finds corporate citizenship managed at higher levels, receives greater financial support The Boston College...

Dec 11, 2012, 20:30 ET

Boston College Researchers Take Note of Stanford Law Review's Blast of First Circuit Court of Appeals

The Boston College 'Belfast Project' researchers take note of the prestigious Stanford Law Review's remarkable turn and mighty swipe at the Appeals...

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...

Sep 04, 2012, 13:34 ET

Boston College Researchers Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court...As Deadline for IRA Tapes Handover Nears

On the heels of being denied an 'en banc' hearing before a full panel of First Circuit judges, Boston College researchers Ed Moloney and Anthony...

Apr 01, 2011, 11:50 ET

Bats Worth Billions to Agriculture: Pest-Control Services at Risk

Thomas Kunz, Warren Distinguished Professor in Boston University's Department of Biology, has coauthored an analysis published this week in the...

Apr 01, 2011, 11:30 ET

New Study Highlights Importance of Ecosystem Services Provided by Bats

Thomas H. Kunz, Warren Distinguished Professor and director of Boston University's Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology, and a team of...

Apr 01, 2011, 09:35 ET

NASA Satellites Detect Extensive Drought Impact on Amazon Forests

Researchers at Boston University, NASA and Federal University, Vicosa, Brazil, have published a new NASA-funded study that shows widespread...

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...

Nov 16, 2009, 12:24 ET

Despite Warnings, U.S. Companies Remain Unprepared for Baby Boomers' Exodus

With millions of Baby Boomers poised to age out of the workforce, U.S. companies remain unprepared for an imminent talent drain that threatens to...

Sep 21, 2009, 09:00 ET

Robert Dodson Appointed Director of the Boston University School of Music

Robert K. Dodson, an educator with over 30 years' experience as a teacher and administrator at prestigious music schools in the United States and...

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...

Jun 08, 2009, 13:52 ET

Economic Downturn Rattles Younger Workers While Older Employees Tough It Out, Boston College Study Finds

The "Generation Gap" May be a Resource as Companies Struggle to Survive Younger workers are bearing the brunt of the current economic crisis,...

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...

Apr 09, 2009, 06:00 ET

Think Age Is Enough to Predict Worker Needs? Think Again

National Study of Multi-generation Workers Bends Prism of Age Business policies to keep and engage good workers often are based on assumptions of...

Mar 17, 2009, 15:25 ET

One of the drawings from the children from Darfur on exhibit at Boston College. Image provided by Waging Peace. (PRNewsFoto/Boston College)[RD]

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...

Feb 24, 2009, 16:27 ET

InCite 2009 - La Tragedie de Carmen - Stephanie Chigas - photo by Stan Barouh. (PRNewsFoto/Boston University College of Fine Arts)[TK]

Boston University College of Fine Arts Presents InCite 2009: Art Never Backs Down

March 3-10, 2009 The Boston University College of Fine Arts (CFA) is pleased to present the second annual InCite Arts Festival, "InCite 2009: Art...