Nation, World & Society / International

Global engagement advances

October 15, 2018

Boston College will host a major international conference for Catholic universities, among other recent initiatives.

Nation, World & Society / Social Work

Study of lifetime homeless rates

October 14, 2018

1 in 6 older black people have at one time been homeless, a study co-authored by a BC social work researcher finds.

Nation, World & Society / Law & Politics

European IP Summit

October 13, 2018

A BC Law conference focuses on complex intellectual property issues facing U.S. businesses abroad.

Art & Culture / Fine Arts

An artist 'for this moment'

October 12, 2018

At the McMullen, work by Carrie Mae Weems 'throws open windows inside history,' according to the Boston Globe.

Art & Culture / Theatre

A playwright's vision

October 11, 2018

'Black Odyssey' playwright Marcus Gardley will speak as part of BC's DeVoy Perspectives on Theatre series.

Art & Culture / Theatre

New Monan Professor in Theatre

October 10, 2018

BC welcomes award-winning actor, director, and educator Maurice Emmanuel Parent.

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Nation, World & Society / International

Global engagement advances

October 15, 2018

Boston College will host a major international conference for Catholic universities, among other recent initiatives.

Campus & Community / Students

Class of 2017 senior survey

October 09, 2018

Members of the Class of 2017 rated their Boston College experience as overwhelmingly positive.

Campus & Community / Faculty

Best undergrad teaching

October 04, 2018

Boston College is once again recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching—a commitment valued by both veteran and new faculty.

BC Events / Pops on the Heights

Pops on the Heights

October 03, 2018

BC's largest fundraising event for financial aid raised $13 million for student scholarships at this year's sold-out event featuring the Boston Pops and special guest Lionel Richie.

Nation, World & Society / Education

Lower high school dropout rates attributed to BC City Connects

October 03, 2018

New report shows the elementary school intervention program has a lasting impact on participants.

Athletics & Recreation / Department News

'Greater Heights' for BC Athletics

September 28, 2018

A five-year strategic plan will be supported by a $150 million capital campaign, the largest for athletics of any ACC school.

Campus & Community / Alumni

Jack's back

August 31, 2018

One of BC's most storied 'alumni' returns to the screen in the new Amazon series 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan.'

Nation, World & Society / International

Truth and memory

August 27, 2018

'Yesterday, 42 years ago to the day, I was half dead.' A seminar to Latin America immerses faculty in human rights and reconciliation.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Battle for Boston

August 24, 2018

The police lip sync challenge that has taken over social media news feeds across the country has arrived in Boston.

Campus & Community / Alumni

Time for Juice

August 18, 2018

Watch the BC-born band of seven alumni perform live on NBC 'Today.'

Campus & Community / Students

Happy, but never satisfied

August 14, 2018

Biochem major, Presidential Scholar, volunteer, swim captain, ACC postgrad scholarship winner. What drives Dan Creighton '18?

Campus & Community / Students

A 'BC Strong' challenge

July 13, 2018

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Patrick Downes '05 and cancer survivor Jack Manning '20 will bike 192 miles for pediatric cancer research.

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BC Events / Pops on the Heights

Pops on the Heights

October 03, 2018

BC's largest fundraising event for financial aid raised $13 million for student scholarships at this year's sold-out event featuring the Boston Pops and special guest Lionel Richie.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Artful

August 09, 2018

Behind the scenes at BC's 20th festival celebrating student creators and performers.

Campus & Community / Alumni

The Tenth

July 21, 2018

They came together as undergraduates in 1986; today, their bond endures.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

A constructive summer

July 11, 2018

Projects great and small are under way across campus.

Nation, World & Society / Business & Management

A trek to remember

June 30, 2018

BC students learn the ins and outs of Silicon Valley.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

June 27, 2018

A look back at the top 10 social media posts of the past academic year.

Also in the News

The measure of a well-functioning democracy is a tax system that fairly apportions its burdens, writes BC Law Professor Ray Madoff in an op-ed for the New York Times.  She also discussed 'the new rage in charitable giving,' donor-advised funds, in an interview with 'Bloomberg Markets: The Close.'

The English and Americans both approach Islam differently. Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence addresses the distinction in The Economist.

Digital tools help ensure the academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Lynch School of Education Professor Ana M. Martinez Alemán and Associate Professor Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Ph.D. alumna Mandy Savitz-Romer, co-authors of an op-ed for Inside Higher Ed.

With U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh now confirmed, BC Law Assistant Professor Kari Hong is among experts asked to comment on pending cases in light of the new composition of the panel: Boston Globe.

Connell School of Nursing Associate Professor Judith Shindul-Rothschild, former president of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, discussed her stance on Ballot Question 1 as a guest on NECN 'The Take.'

When and how will Catholic school school faculties begin to reflect changing student demographics? School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Hosffman Ospino, Roche Center for Catholic Education Executive Director Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill, co-directors of the 2016 report "Catholic Schools in an Increasingly Hispanic Church," and Roche Center Director for Professional Development Kristin Melley comment in America. The also is cited in a related America editorial.

 

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