Tracey West, Associate Dean for External Relations, Diversity & Inclusion at Boston College Law School, has been named a National Association for Law Placement (NALP) Diversity Champion for 2015.
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St. Patrick’s Parish, founded in Lawrence in 1872, used to be a haven for the Irish community. These days the rustic green steeple shares a street corner with a Vietnamese noodle shop and a Dominican restaurant.
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Welter, who played rugby during her four years at Boston College and holds a master’s degree in sports psychology. Read the complete story.
Can racism cause post-traumatic stress? That’s one big question psychologists are trying to answer, particularly in the aftermath of the shooting at the historically black Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., and the recent incidents involving police where race was a factor. Read or listen to the article
With the growing population of Hispanics, the Catholic Church is faced with “an immense task,” Boston College theology professor Hosffman Ospino told a San Antonio symposium. Read the article
Boston College faculty members are among those honored by the Catholic Press Association of the U.S. and Canada at the organization’s recent annual conference. BC doctoral students and alumni also were recognized by the association. Read the article
For a number of years now, the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) have been seen by many as the international gold standard for making online resources as accessible as possible. Read the complete article
Like the country in general, faculty members at American colleges have become more ethnically and racially diverse over the past two decades. Read the complete article
While I hope our family situation does not change, it would be a scary proposition if it did — partly because of an unfortunate loophole in Massachusetts law: I could be separated from my children based on others’ preconceived notions about my capabilities.
Did I mention I’m blind? Read the complete article