Students sitting in a classroom

Making the Humanities Matter

Socrates was right, of course. The unexamined life really is not worth living.

By Dr. Gary Bouchard
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Ken Burns speaks on stage

An Evening of Conversation with Ken Burns

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns visited campus for an unforgettable evening of conversation with Dr. Gary Bouchard, English professor and executive director of the Gregory J. Grappone ’04 Humanities Institute.

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E. Elon Joffre D.D.S.

A World of Difference

From growing up in the Bahamas to building a thriving practice in Boston, E. Elon Joffre, D.D.S. ’01 credits his time on the Hilltop with helping him become who he is today.  

By Paul J. Pronovost '91
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students pose by the 99 Faces exhibit in the student center

Facing Mental Health

Moving out of a pandemic and into a post-pandemic world, where uncertainty is often the only constant, a group of dedicated students and their advisor help peers recognize, navigate, and discuss the many layers of mental health. 

By Kate Grip Denon
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Charlene Bonner and her son Ben

The Promise of Change

Whether in her role on the Massachusetts Parole Board, or as mom to her 13-year-old son, Charlene Bonner ’91 is changing people’s lives for the better. 

By Bridget (Martin) Lazzara '11
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