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Forbes' '30 Under 30' list for 2016 includes Carroll School of Management alumnus Phil Dumontet '09, founder of Dashed rapid delivery services, and Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences alumni Staff Sheehan '11, founder of Catalytic Innovations, and Akash Chougule '12, deputy director of policy at Americans for Prosperity.
Carroll School of Management alumni Nick Rellas '13 and Justin Robinson '11, who were named to Forbes' '30 Under 30' last year, talked about the success of their startup Drizly in a Q&A with Boston.com. | Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences alumna Alexa Fleischman '11 is co-founder and CEO of Savvy Society, which aims to inspire the next generation of women in STEM through 3D-printed fashion. Boston Innovation
Law School student Rodline Louijeune, who had a firsthand look at a humanitarian crisis in Haiti last summer, is part of a new generation of Haitian American activists working to improve the quality of life for the nation's people.
Louise and James Vanderslice and Family Professor of Chemistry James Morken and his team have developed a new type of 'cross coupling' chemical reaction, building on a Nobel Prize-winning technique that is one of the most sophisticated tools available to research chemists. The team's discovery, reported in Science, is 'of enormous potential value in terms of the development of new catalytic transformations, paving the way for a new generation of exciting research,' according to a perspective piece in the journal. | BC News Release | Sampling of coverage: Chemical & Engineering News, PhysOrg, Science 2.0, Chemicals Technology, Medical News, Boston.com
An essay in tribute by Professor of English and Director of American Studies Carlo Rotella to pedal steel guitar virtuoso Buddy Emmons, who popularized the instrument in jazz, country, and western swing bands, is included in the New York Times Magazine's annual issue 'The Lives They Lived'.
Take one associate professor of finance, add a few trolls, goblins and ogres, shuffle and prepare to play Dragonwood, the fantasy adventure card game developed by Darren Kisgen of the Carroll School of Management. Created for his children, the game has won fans around the world. Associated Press
St. Mary's Center in Dorchester serves women and children who have experienced trauma and are living in poverty. Directed by Deirdre Houtmeyers, a graduate of the Connell School of Nursing with a master's degree in administrative studies from the Woods College of Advancing Studies, the center's work was highlighted by the Boston Globe.
Lynch School of Education Professor M. Brinton Lykes, associate director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, has been named co-editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Transitional Justice. Boston College will also serve as the new institutional home for the journal. | Woods College of Advancing Studies Assistant Dean You Guo Jiang, S.J., is author of the new book Liberal Arts Education in a Changing Society, which focuses on higher education in China and its role in shaping responsible global citizens.
Members of the Connell School of Nursing community participated in a Florence Nightingale Ceremony at a celebration of the life of part-time faculty member and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center nurse Amanda Turner Russell January 9 at The State Street Pavillon at Fenway Park. Read more about Ms. Russell, who was training for her first Boston Marathon to raise funds for her hospital’s NICU unit when she was struck by a car in December: Runner's World.
Law School Professor Ray Madoff has been named 'Philanthropy Critic of the Year' by Inside Philanthropy for leading an inquiry into some key problems in philanthropy through BC Law's new Forum on Philanthropy and the Public Good. Boston Globe
Carroll School of Management Professor of Marketing Arch Woodside delivered the main address at the advanced degree Commencement ceremony at his alma mater, Kent State University, where he received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. | Carroll School Ferris Professor of Management and Organization Jean Bartunek, R.S.C.J., received an honorary Doctor of Business Administration degree from the U.K.'s University of Bath, where she has been a scholarly collaborator and supporter.
Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season. Watch this year's Christmas video from the Heights.