Dianoia, which is composed of several undergraduate essays, will be releasing its eighth issue on Monday, as well as a digital symposium featuring guest speakers from the journal’s recent publications.
Menakem, author of My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies, spoke about relieving racial trauma through a process he calls “somatic abolitionism” at a Zoom webinar hosted by the Boston College Forum on Racial Justice in America on Thursday.
Under the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan, some BC students are now eligible to receive vaccinations and have already begun getting vaccinated for COVID-19.
Chia-Kuang “Frank” Tsung, an associate chemistry professor at Boston College, died on Jan. 5 at the age of 44 from complications due to COVID-19, according to a University release.
Gaudette, who will officially begin his role on Jan. 1, currently serves as a professor of biomedical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
UCS introduced a new module and drop-in support groups as it works to offer students more resources in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I am trying not to hedge my bets. I’m trying not to get my hopes up,” Katz said. “I’m trying not to resort my mental state to just envisioning the impending doom.”
When protests for racial justice swept the nation this summer after the police killing of George Floyd, the Black Student Forum launched a petition urging the University to release a list of tangible steps that it would take to combat racism.
Alicia Sasser Modestino, a professor of public policy and economics at Northeastern University, joined the Boston College workplace roundtable on Tuesday to share her findings regarding the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on working parents, arguing the necessity of addressing the childcare crisis.