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Boston College women’s basketball team visits, plays in Italy

The BC team in Venice

On Wednesday,, Aug. 19, the Boston College women’s basketball team visited Martina Mosetti’s hometown of Trieste, which is in Northern Italy along the Adriatic Sea. It was a happy family reunion as her sister Mariana and brother Luca as well as Marti’s grandfather and grandmother, along with her parents — Andreas and Silvia greeted the travel party at the bus stop. After a warm greeting from the family the extended BC family walked the streets of Trieste with her dad Andreas sharing his knowledge of the beautiful city along the Adriatic Sea. After an hour tour, the group separated to ...

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Mary Menna becomes VP/Market Manager for Greater Media Boston

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Station group owner Greater Media says Rob Williams is leaving his position as vice president and market manager of the company’s Boston radio properties. His last day will be Friday, Aug. 21. He will be replaced by Mary Menna. Williams, who has been commuting from Connecticut to Boston since he joined the company in 2012, has accepted another opportunity closer to his home. “We are grateful for the many contributions Rob has made over the past several years in Boston and wish him the best,” said Greater Media Chairman and CEO Peter Smyth. Smyth added, “Mary has done an outstanding ...

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Bernini in Ecstasy staged reading at Dante Alighieri

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When: Sunday, September 13, 2015 — 3 to 5:30 p.m. Where: Dante Alighieri Society — 41 Hampshire St., Cambridge, MA A staged reading of “Bernini in Ecstasy”, a new play in two acts by Clay Ballard. (Director: Kate Caffrey. Producer: Phil Micali. Historical consultant: Franco Mormando.) BERNINI IN ECSTASY is a portrait of one of Italy’s greatest artists: the sculptor, architect, painter and playwright Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598 — 1680). In his lifetime, the tempestuous, ambitious Bernini was both a legend and a scandal to the Romans; yet he became the intimate of eight popes. This play follows Bernini from ...

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Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire

Egypt, 5th–6th century CE
Wool on linen, 18 x 21 cm
Donald and Barbara Tellalian, 1982-02500

Opening February 14, the Boston College exhibit presents a vast array of textiles, inscriptions, sculpture, glass, coins, and pottery from the 2nd–6th century to explore the lives and experiences of people living in the provinces through evidence gleaned from their material culture.

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Boston College Names Scholars Program After Mario Gabelli

Mario Gabelli

Boston College’s Presidential Scholars Program, which provides an integrated educational experience within the University’s honors program for approximately 72 of BC’s most accomplished students, has been named the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program following a major gift from the Gabelli Family Foundation. “It is fitting that this program be named in honor of Mario Gabelli, who has been so committed to advancing it over the past 25 years,” said University President William P. Leahy, SJ. “I am grateful to the Gabelli Family Foundation for its generous gift in support of our Presidential Scholars.” A Boston College trustee and chairman and CEO ...

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Boston College’s Amir Hoveyda receives Italy’s Eni Award for Hydrocarbons Research

Boston College Professor of Chemistry Amir Hoveyda

Boston College Professor of Chemistry Amir Hoveyda has received a 2014 Eni Award for New Frontiers in Hydrocarbons from an international panel of preeminent scientists assembled by the Enrico Mattei Foundation of the Italian energy giant Eni SpA. Hoveyda and other leading researchers were honored June 17 at a ceremony in Rome, hosted by Italian President Giorgio Napolitano in the official presidential palace, the historic Quirinale. Hoveyda received a gold medal struck at the Italian State Mint and a cash award of $270,000 (US). The Eni Awards recognize leading researchers in the areas of energy and sustainable chemistry, part of ...

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