11 hrs ago
American Institute of Physics
Senate Confirms Ernest Moniz as Secretary of Energy
By a vote of 97-0 yesterday, the Senate confirmed Ernest Moniz to be the new Secretary of Energy.
16 hrs ago
MOOCs aren't the only kind of online course stirring debate on college campuses
On the heels of faculty backlashes to massive open online courses, three universities have pulled out of an online learning program with education company 2U.
The Jersey Journal
Rutgers recruiting: Bullis School (Md.) head coach Patrick Cilento talks Justin Herron to Rutgers
Bullis School head coach, Patrick Cilento, knows better than anyone the type of person and player Rutgers is receiving in their latest class of 2014 commit, Justin Herron .
Wed May 15, 2013
Crooks and Liars
Cardinal O'Malley Boycotts Irish Prime Minister at Boston College
Four years ago, some conservatives created an uproar when pro-choice President Barack Obama was invited to deliver the commencement address at Notre Dame University .
'Give us Barabbas': Boston College's choice of pro-abortion Irish PM over Cardinal O'Malley
Michael P. Orsi May 14, 2013 - In recent years two major Catholic universities, Notre Dame and Georgetown have honored pro-choice politicians at their Commencement Exercises, President Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, respectively.
Tue May 14, 2013
BostonGlobe.com Political Headlines - May 14, 2013
O'Malley's reasoning on BC graduation boycott is flawed: Columnist Kevin Cullen writes about the cardinal's opposition to the Prime Minister of Ireland receiving an honorary degree at Boston College's graduation, citing proposed legislation to allow abortion in cases where it would save the mother's life.
Boston College Report Looks at Professionals Working in Corporate Citizenship
The Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College has just released its latest signature research report, the 2013 Profile of the Professionals .
The Toronto Star
Some schools still not running teams even though official teacher boycott is over
East York Collegiate teacher George Kyritsis has taken his daughter, Christina,17, to a qualifying meet at Centennial Park in Etobicoke.
Boston College Recognized for Energy Efficiency
Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships will recognize Boston College as a 2013 State Champion and Northeast Business Leader for Energy Efficiency at NEEP's summit gathering in June.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cybercast News Service
BC Choosing Pro-Abort PM Over Cardinal Like Crowd Choosing Barabbas Over Jesus
In recent years two major Catholic universities, Notre Dame and Georgetown have honored pro-choice politicians at their Commencement Exercises - President Barack Obama and Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, respectively.
O'Malley Delivers Regis College Graduation Speech
Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley urged Regis College graduates over the weekend to avoid embracing the moral relativism of the secular world, according to the Boston Globe.
Religion News Service
Monday's Religion News Roundup: Graduation Wars * Divine Superman * Footloose Mahony
Marketing rules everything, even religion: Trying to exploit the runaway success of "The Bible" miniseries, the History Channel is now turning the Bible into a book .
The Providence Journal
Chafee administration adds another McDonald
When Deputy Chief of Staff Jamia McDonald's recent deployment to the state's emergency management agency made Political Scene last week, an alert reader noted that her husband, Darren McDonald, had landed a spot in the Executive Office of Health & Human Services.
Sun May 12, 2013
Acclaimed Author Anne Fadiman Will Address Holy Cross Commencement
Acclaimed author and essayist Anne Fadiman will receive and honorary degree and address graduates at Holy Cross Commencement on May 24.
Jesus the Liberator
This was a one page paper for the class Jesus and Hermeneutics at Boston College with Dr.
Ireland Facing Its Own “Roe v. Wade” As Catholic...
Boston College just made the shocking announcement that Ireland's first pro-abortion Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, will be their commencement speaker and receive an honorary degree from the school.
US Catholic conservatives to boycott Kenny's Boston visit over abortion bill
Taoiseach Enda Kenny 's visit to Boston, where he is due to receive an honorary degree on May 20, has sparked protests from US Catholic conservatives, writes Jerome Reilly.
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Paxton high school seniors receive scholarships
The Paxton Woman's Club awarded three $1,000 scholarships to three high school seniors on May 1 at Ethan's Restaurant in Holden.
Sat May 11, 2013
U.S. Students Are Sleep-Deprived
It's hard to master math when you're too tired to keep your eyes open in class. While nutrition and family income have previously been associated with academic performance, now quantity of sleep has also been shown to play a role, according to a Boston College analysis reported on by the BBC .