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BC gets $25m gift to boost sciences

Nov 03, 2017 - The Boston Globe

Boston College's efforts to elbow into the ranks of the nation's top research institutions will get a big boost from a senior Apple executive and a new science institute focused on issues of energy, health and the environment.

The Jesuit college will begin construction on the $150 million lab and classroom facility in 2019 and plans to open it two years later, BC officials are scheduled to announce Friday.

The facility will be called the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and ...