Boston College’s new global public health and the common good major will aim to prepare future graduates for the social justice issues they may face throughout their careers, according to Summer Sherburne Hawkins.
$150 Million Integrated Science Building Opens On Campus
The arrival of the highly anticipated Integrated Science Building at Boston College has attracted visitors from all over campus, which is exactly what it was made to do.
Schiller Institute Hosts Second Environmental Racism Panel
The Schiller Institute collaborated with BC’s Forum on Racial Justice in America to host an environmental racism panel on Feb. 23 over Zoom. Mizelle and two other panelists spoke about the convergence of environmental and racial issues.
Glenn Gaudette Named Inaugural Chair of BC’s Engineering Department
Gaudette, who will officially begin his role on Jan. 1, currently serves as a professor of biomedical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Boston College Submits Blueprints for Schiller Institute
Boston College submitted an Administrative Site Plan Review Application to the Newton City Council’s Land Use Committee on March 4 which contains detailed blueprints and renderings of the proposed Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society.
Schiller Institute to Support Engineering Labs
Boston College’s Provost’s Advisory Council (PAC) released the first public indication of the University’s plans to devote resources and building space to the development of engineering laboratories.
School of Social Work To Help Research Under Schiller
“The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society provides the School of Social Work that ideal platform to reach across disciplines to define, understand, design, and test interventions,” the dean of the Boston College School of Social Work said in an email.
Global Public Health Initiative Is Positive Development for University’s Future
“As rival universities integrate similar programs into their curriculum…it is evident that BC recognizes the necessity to keep up with rival institutions.”
Wake Forest Provides a Model for BC to Implement Engineering Program
“Our world/society truly needs ‘liberal art’ engineers to lead with character and technical acumen.” said Olga Pierrakos, chair of the Wake Forest engineering program.
Computer Science Sees Schiller Institute as Growth Opportunity
The number of computer science majors more than quadrupled from 2007 to 2016, but the faculty body has remained relatively small.