COP27 provides attendees with the opportunity to share their perspectives on climate change issues with global leaders, according to María Fernanda Piñeros-Leaño, an assistant professor in the Boston College School of Social Work and one of the University’s conference delegates.
BC Hires the Largest, Most Diverse Group of Faculty in Recent Years
After a hiring lull during the COVID-19 pandemic, Boston College recruited 63 new faculty members this year—one of the largest faculty cohorts in recent years and the most diverse group of hires BC has ever seen, according to Vice Provost for Faculties Billy Soo.
Law Professor Defends Masking in ‘The Case for Masks’
Using his legal and medical background, Hashimoto tries to cut through partisan rhetoric around the COVID-19 pandemic, and argues for the importance of masking in the United States.
Girardot: BC’s Reliance on Adjuncts is Exploitative
I began the investigation into these numbers two years ago when I was a reporter, not a columnist, for The Heights. The benefit of sharing this information in the form of a column rather than a news article is that I can say, without penalty: These numbers are insane. They are insulting. They are exploitative.
Opinion: As a Faculty Member, I’m Afraid to Return to the Classroom. BC Says I Don’t Have a Choice.
An anonymous faculty member questions why BC will not let faculty teach online amid a pandemic, and calls on others to ask BC to allow faculty to opt-out.
Virtual Faculty Conversation About Racism Draws 100 Participants
The FACES Council hosted a Zoom event in which BC faculty discussed institutional racism and anti-racism techniques for the classroom. Over 100 attended.
Faculty Lend a Hand to Students In Response to Coronavirus, Closure of Residence Halls
On a Google Sheet and Form, the BC community responds to students’ request for assistance with logistics in light BC’s closure of the residential halls.
Faculty and Staff Art Exhibit Features Unique, Lively Work
Several talented faculty and staff displayed their artwork at an exhibit in Carney.
BC Continues to Emphasize Diversifying Faculty
Almost a year after the “Silence is Still Violence” march, Boston College is staring down several obstacles that stand in the way of a more diverse and representative faculty, but according to figures, BC has one of the most diverse faculties of its peer schools.
University Makes 68 New Faculty Hires for 2018-19 Year
Over the summer, Boston College hired 43 new faculty members, according to Vice Provost for Faculties Billy Soo. Twenty-one men and 22 women were hired, and of the entire group, 12 are AHANA+. In terms of visiting faculty, 25 new members were hired: 13 males and 12 females. Of that group, six are AHANA+.