December 2, 2004 • Volume 13 Number 7


A view of Lower Campus in 1970: St. Ignatius Church is visible on the left; More Hall is in the distance; in the foreground is the remainder of the reservoir that was partly filled in during the 1957 construction of Alumni Stadium. (Photo by Marlone Studio Photography) By rolling the cursor over the photo the same section of Lower Campus can be seen as it appears now, from a slightly different angle. More Hall is just visible in the distance beyond the St. Thomas More Drive residence hall (at left); Robsham Theater and Corcoran Commons stand on the former location of the reservoir. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)
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Colleagues Mourn Death of Biologist Grant Balkema

A memorial service was held Tuesday in St. Ignatius Church for Assoc. Prof. Grant W. Balkema (Biology), who died at his Higgins Hall office the night before Thanksgiving. More.

University to Delay Start of Parking Fees Until June

Seeking more time to address issues that have emerged since the implementation this fall of a new University parking improvement plan, Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Patricia Bando has announced that the on-campus parking fees, originally scheduled to begin in January 2005, will not take effect until June 1. More.

The Lower Campus Renaissance

What was once a body of water is now awash in University activity

Boston College administrators say the development of Lower Campus has contributed significantly to BCâs academic and student-formation mission. More.