Advancing Research and Scholarship
at Boston College
at Boston College
Research and the Common Good
Monday, December 11, 2017
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons
This year's Advancing Research and Scholarship at Boston College event, known as "Research Day," will focus on the theme of Research and the Common Good. Faculty members and students throughout the University will share their research and insights to address societal problems and contribute to the common good. This half-day symposium is designed to inspire and foster collaborative research across the BC community.
Our day will feature a keynote address by BC alumnus, Kenneth Hackett ’68, H’06, former United States Ambassador to the Holy See; presentations by Boston College faculty and highlights of work done by both undergraduate and graduate students.
Please register below. Light lunch and refreshments will be available. Reception to follow.
Welcome & Keynote Address
|12:45 p.m.||Keynote Q&A|
Faculty Presentation Session I*
Nadia Abuelezam, Assistant Professor, Connell School of Nursing
Patricia McCoy, Liberty Mutual Insurance Professor, Law School
Andrea Vicini, S.J., Associate Professor of Moral Theology, School of Theology and Ministry
Mary Walsh, Daniel E. Kearns Chair and Professor, Lynch School of Education
Q&A and Panel Discussion: Common Good in the Jesuit-Catholic Place of Research
Moderated by Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., Dean, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences and Thomas Stegman, S.J., Dean, School of Theology and Ministry
Faculty Presentation Session II*
Rocío Calvo, Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Mary Cronin, Professor, Carroll School of Management
Gustavo Morello, S.J., Assistant Professor, Morrissey College of Arts
|4:00 p.m.||Student Presentations|
||Concluding Remarks and Alumni Achievement Award
William P. Leahy, S.J., President, Boston College
*Please note that the order of faculty talks might change.