Boston College, to Refresh Its Aging Curriculum, Turns to Design Thinkers

M. Scott Brauer for The Chronicle

Mary Crane, Andrew Boynton, and David Quigley are among the academic officials at Boston College 
who worked with outside consultants in design thinking to revise the longtime core liberal-arts curriculum.
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To break a two-decade deadlock on revising its core curriculum, Boston College sought help from an unlikely source for academic inspiration: the minds that brought the world the Swiffer.

The popular mop/broom was created by a Boston-based company...

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