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Where do some leaders get the courage to go against the tide of opinion among stakeholders, including investors? Carroll School of Management Dean Andy Boynton explores the question in his latest Forbes article, which centers on an interview with Unilever CEO Paul Polman.
This post was cowritten by Margareta Barchan of Business School Lausanne, who recently sat down with Paul Polman at Unilever headquarters in London. It probably took a bit of courage for Paul Polman to simply show up for work on his first day at Unilever, the consumer product and food giant. It [...]
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An Australian ocean exploration ship recently came across a tiny fish with translucent fangs and no scales--the snaggletooth dragonfish of the genus Astronesthes, say experts including Biology's Assistant Professor of the Practice Chris Kenaley. Read more in +Business Insider 
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"Where liberty dwells, there is my country." -- Benjamin Franklin (Photo by Liam Weir '18)
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Though the overall problem is massively complex, there are representative topics for the 2016 agenda that would drive change for those in poverty, while offering 'twofers' for the middle class, writes School of Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing.
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The latest success story of Bottom Line, a nonprofit group that counsels disadvantaged youth on how to get into college, is College of Arts and Sciences senior Erin Kelley, a first-generation student who will graduate with relatively little debt and a job waiting for her. She leads a story on such counseling services in the Wall Street Journal.
A host of intensive counseling services are aiming to help poor Americans whose parents haven’t gone to college do something that only 11% of similar Americans do: earn a degree.
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Mathematician Mark Reed, who received an M.Ed. in educational administration from the Lynch School of Education in 1999, has been named president of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, the first lay leader in the Jesuit school's 164-year history.
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'John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred' opens Sept. 1 at McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College​. The exhibit presents more than eighty-five paintings, stained glass windows, and works on paper by one of America’s finest and most complex artists.
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A friendly and professional bond has formed between the two Obama Cabinet officials who are taking the lead on the difficult Iran arms talks: Secretary of State John Kerry J.D. '76 and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz '66, who have their ties to BC, among other things, in common.
Cabinet secretaries John Kerry and Ernest Moniz, whose relationship has roots in Massachusetts and Washington, boarded Kerry’s plane Friday and came to Vienna for what is being billed as the final attempt between the United States and Iran to finish a deal to end Iran’s nuclear weapons program, in exchange for the lifting of western sanctions.
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For a glimpse of student summer adventures, BC Campus Recreation's Summer Sojourn blog series begins this week.
This post is part of the Summer Sojourn Series Blog posts written by Tori CSOM ’17, Marketing and Graphic Design Assistant for BC Recreation Summer 2015. In an attempt to top all summers that have ...
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Law School Professor Kent Greenfield weighed in on last week's U.S. Supreme Court rulings giving corporations new constitutional protections. #BCexperts
The liberal justices expanded the rights of corporations, without considering the limits of that doctrine.
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The FCC has advanced a proposal that will allow the government to subsidize broadband for low-income Americans — and has fined AT&T $100 million for lowering data speeds for some users. Law School Associate Professor Daniel Lyons comments in the New York Times.
The commission said the wireless carrier misled consumers with unlimited data plans when it slowed their service after they had used a certain amount of data.
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We pause to remember alumnus Jack King '53, a NASA public affairs official who became the voice of the Apollo moon shots. Jack died at the age of 84.
He counted down the launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, which took Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon.
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Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus to serve the sons of Boston's Irish immigrants. It was the first institution of higher education to be founded in the city of Boston. Today, it is one of the foremost universities in the nation, with a coeducational enrollment of 14,720 undergraduate and graduate students. Boston College has drawn students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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