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A major downside of being a child prodigy is the expectation that he or she will grow up to become a genius. But that transition doesn't happen often, writes Psychology Prof. Ellen Winner, asked to weigh in by the New York Times.
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Boston College Law School Professor Robert Bloom provided analysis on issues related to the death penalty verdict handed down for Boston Marathon bomber Dzohkar Tsarnaev on +CBS News #BCexperts  
Some in Boston are relieved that the trial of marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has ended. However, with Tsarnaev sentenced to death, it’s only the beginning of a lengthy appeals process. Don Dahler reports.
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BC Alert. Brookline and BC Police seek information on missing BC junior Stephen Ziska. Anyone with information is asked to call 617-730-2222 or 617-552-4440
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Law School Professor Mary Bilder and Professor Emerita Sharon Hamby O'Connor will receive The American Association of Law Libraries' 2015 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award for their work on "Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Colonies: An Annotated Digital Catalogue," which sheds light on colonial-era appellate cases that helped to shape American constitutional law.
BC Law professor Mary Bilder (pictured above) and professor emerita Sharon Hamby O'Connor, along with Harvard Law professor Charles Donahue, Jr., have been selected by The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) to receive the 2015 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award for their work, ...
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Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby J.D. '05, the youngest top prosecutor of any major city in America, entered the national spotlight Friday when she called for criminal charges in the Freddie Gray case. Boston College Law School Associate Professor Sharon Beckman and Associate Dean for External Relations, Diversity and Inclusion Tracey West recall Mosby in interviews with Newsweek and WBZ | CBS Boston. More: http://cbsloc.al/1GVOj4U
Classmates, professors sing praises of the first-generation college graduate turned top Baltimore prosecutor.
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Boston College senior Kayla Hammergren was overcome with emotion yesterday as she met 4-year-old James Strejc. Kayla saved the Texas boy’s life thanks to her bone marrow donation after he was diagnosed with leukemia. They saw each other face-to-face for the first time at the inaugural Walk For Life at the Chesnut Hill Reservoir.
Boston College senior Kayla Hammergren was overcome with emotion as she met 4-year-old James Strejc.
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What would you say if you had five minutes with Pope Francis? Jesuit Institute Director James Keenan, S.J., and Prof. M. Shawn Copeland respond to that question for America.
Pope Francis’ penchant for cold-calling Catholics has become a well-known sign of his warmth, candor and attention to individuals. And although not everyone can expect to receive a personal phone call from the pope it does not hurt to be prepared. So we asked a few members of the faithful: What would you say if you had five minutes with Pope Francis? 
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Hail! Alma Mater! Fly high, Eagles! Congratulations to the newest +Boston College Alumni! #BC2015 #WeAreBC
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Lynch School of Education Professor Michael Barnett will soon embark on a history-making trip to China, where he will introduce new instructional methods to the country's high school teachers. It will mark the first time China has ever invited an American university to work with its K-12 educational curricula.
Barnett's work in hydroponics will be an integral part of the program envisioned in China. Although the country has hydroponic technology, says a Chinese education official, “we've never thought about using it in this way that teaches kids how to learn the technology and how to combine the ...
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Hans de Wit, incoming director of the Lynch School of Education's Center for International Higher Education, discussed plans for the center, including exploration of the intersection of higher ed and Catholic identity in Latin America, with the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Hans de Wit would like the center at Boston College to look more closely at what’s going on in China, Latin America, Russia, and South Africa.
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Boston College Law School ranks 7th, after the University of Pennsylvania and New York, Columbia, Cornell, Harvard and Yale universities, in Boston Innovation's new survey of the top 41 law schools in the Northeast for graduate employment, based on American Bar Association data.
Last year at this time, conditions looked somewhat dismal for hopeful law students: The post-2008 recession meant dipping employment rates and considerable debt, even for some of those who...
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Boston College students can get advice directly from BC alumni on the social media platform LinkedIn. Join BC's LinkedIn 'Career Community':
The Boston College Career Community is the official group to connect BC students, alumni, and faculty through career-related discussions. Members build professional relationships...
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