Founded on the Jesuit principle that knowledge is to be used for the betterment of the world, Boston College seeks to unite intellectual inquiry with commitment to service. Our Core Curriculum is designed to help you broaden your horizons; to provide an immersion in the liberal arts, a foundation for your chosen field, and the critical thinking and understanding that is the beginning of a life of leadership.
2017 Churchill, 2016 Goldwater Scholar
Jesse not only studies Natural Language Processing –technology used for devices such as Siri and Amazon Echo – but is mindful of its limitations in improving the human condition, especially for people who do not have access to essential resources and services.
Mattia Pizzagalli won a coveted Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, which is considered the nation’s premier undergraduate award in the sciences. An undergraduate researcher in the lab of Associate Professor of Chemistry Eranthie Weerapana, the biochemistry major studies cysteine-containing proteins as part of the lab’s research into cancer and age-related diseases.
A Boston College liberal arts education compels students to think and learn across disciplines, prepares graduates for a range of rewarding careers, and helps them discern who they want to be—and why. By exploring enduring questions and complex problems, liberal arts students acquire the knowledge, skills, and habits of mind and heart they will need to thrive as well-rounded, reflective people in a diverse, global society.