Boston College’s major construction projects are all currently under active construction, as the City of Boston begins a phased reopening of construction.
Laura Steinberg will be the director of the Schiller Institute. With this hiring, four of the last five senior administrators hired at BC have been women.
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.
Boston College’s computer science (CS) department has been dogged by one issue in particular plaguing its growth opportunities: staffing. The Schiller Institute will give the department an opportunity to expand its faculty and increase its financial resources, but computer science’s issues may need to be met in the more immediate term.
The Shea Center for Entrepreneurship is planned as one of the cornerstones of the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society, but the reason why isn’t necessarily obvious. Shea has had to fight back against a perception that it’s a center created only for Carroll School of Management students, according to Jere Doyle, executive director of the Shea Center and BC ’87.
In his speech at last Wednesday’s faculty convocation, Boston College Executive Vice President Mike Lochhead provided new information on the status of several high-profile facilities projects and renovations, breaking them down based on completion Highlights included details concerning the new Pine Tree Reserve and the much-anticipated Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society. He discussed…
“This points to BC’s continued strength among college-age students. If they decide to do the essay, it suggests a level of seriousness about wanting to go here,” said John Mahoney, director of undergraduate admissions.