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Instruction at the Burns Library Spring Semester 2016

The Burns Library hosted forty-one class sessions this past semester, including two that met weekly. Burns Scholar, Colman O’Clabaigh, taught the course, Religion and Community in Ireland, 1215–1526 every Thursday in The Irish Room while Professor Robert Savage of History … Continue reading

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Boston College Nursing: Cushing Hall

After numerous struggles, the nursing students finally established their presence on campus. In 1958, Archbishop Cushing generously donated funds to allow the Nursing School a building of its own on the Boston College Main Campus. This building, still in existence … Continue reading

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Boston College Nursing II: Transitions, Traditions, and Reputations

As a part of their curriculum, BC nurses took liberal arts courses. The only problem was that because of the location of the Nursing School on Newbury, the best professors were more often than not unwilling to make the trip … Continue reading

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Boston College Nursing Beginnings

Despite its concrete status on campus today, the Boston College School of Nursing was not always a part of the University. In fact, in its official capacity as an on-campus entity of Boston College, what is now known as the … Continue reading

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Exhibitions Update: Celebrating the History of Nursing

In honor of the Notes on Nursing exhibition and the upcoming International Nurses Day on May 12th, the Burns Library is proud to announce a talk by Marianne Lille, RN, M.Ed., Boston College Alumna and Case Manager at Beth Israel … Continue reading

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Reading Room Log: Classes at the Burns Library

During this Spring 2011 semester, I’ve already received calls and e-mail’s from many professors who are using the resources available at the Burns Library in their classes.  Professor Stacey Barone’s “Introduction to Professional Nursing” class will be doing an extra … Continue reading

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Exhibitions Update: Notes on Nursing

From January 18 – June 1, 2011, the Burns Library welcomes you to visit an exhibition in the Ford Tower entitled “Notes on Nursing:  Past, Present and Future.”  This exhibition will feature items from the Josephine A. Dolan Collection of … Continue reading

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