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Energy: From the Last to the Next 150 Years
VIDEO FROM MEDIA TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Keynote addresses and panel discussions during this symposium explore the science of energy generation and the politics and policies of energy use.

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Religious Diversity and the Common Good
VIDEO FROM MEDIA TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
The Sesquicentennial's closing symposium welcomes leaders from a variety of academic, civic, and religious communities who reflect on the nature and pursuit of the common good in a pluralistic society.

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The Legacy of Vatican II
VIDEO FROM MEDIA TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Sponsored by the School of Theology and Ministry, this symposium featured scholars from around the world who have studied Vatican II from theological, historical, and cultural standpoints.

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Founders Day Student Celebration
VIDEO FROM MEDIA TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Students celebrated Boston College’s sesquicentennial on April 30, 2013, with birthday cake in all three dining commons and music by student a cappella groups. View related slideshow

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Law School symposium features Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
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Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor joined deans of distinguished law schools at the academic symposium "Law Schools and the Education of Democratic Citizens," sponsored by Boston College Law School and the 150th Celebration committee on April 2, 2013.

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Anniversary moments
SLIDESHOW FROM @BC
Service projects across the country and beyond, renditions of music old and less so, and echoes of the University’s roots were among the Sesquicentennial events of February and March.

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"A Lincoln Portrait" with Chris O'Donnell '92
VIDEO FROM NEWS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Alumnus Chris O'Donnell '92 shares his thoughts on reading "A Lincoln Portrait" by Aaron Copland during Boston College's 150th Anniversary Celebration at Symphony Hall. Watch concert 
Read Jeremiah W. McGrann's Musical Themes from the History of Boston College

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Fellow citizen: Chuda Rijal '16
VIDEO FROM @BC
One freshman’s journey to a naturalization ceremony in Robsham Theater.

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Naturalization Ceremony
VIDEO FROM NEWS AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
On March 21, 2013, Boston College was the scene of a federal proceeding where 94 new U.S. citizens took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States. Watch the entire ceremony

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Forced migration: Refugees and economic migrants
VIDEO FROM FRONT ROW
Panelists Mark Raper, S.J., Karen Musalo, and Vincent D. Rougeau discuss how social service agencies work with refugees to attempt to ease their plight and advocate on their behalf. The panel was part of the academic symposium, “Migration: Past, Present, and Future.”

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Race and class in U.S. immigration
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Panelists Mae Ngai, Michael A. Olivas, Stephan Thernstrom, and M. Brinton Lykes discuss if, and how, race and class considerations are important in understanding the current immigration situation in this country. The panel is part of the academic symposium, “Migration: Past, Present, and Future.”

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Future of migration policy in the U.S.
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Panelists Peter Skerry, Peter H. Schuck, David A. Martin, Donald M. Kerwin, Jr., and Ray Suarez offer their thoughts on the current immigration situation in the U.S. today and their ideas for policy recommendations to address it. The panel was part of the academic symposium, “Migration: Past, Present, and Future.”

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Boston College and the immigrant experience: The first 150 years
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James M. O'Toole recounts the University's history of serving immigrant populations, starting with Irish immigrants and then changing demographics of immigrant groups throughout the last 150 years. The lecture was delivered as part of the academic symposium, “Migration: Past, Present, and Future.”

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Hope and challenge in the middle ground
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Wake Forest University president Nathan Hatch delivers the keynote address at the Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education symposium.

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Religion and a larger vision for liberal education
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Richard Morrill, president of the Teagle Foundation, delivers the second-day keynote address at the Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education symposium.

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The transformation of schools
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Pedro Noguera, professor of education at New York University, delivers the keynote address at the symposium “Education and Its Role in Democratic Societies."

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Sesquicentennial Speakers Series: Drew Gilpin Faust
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Harvard University president Drew Gilpin Faust launches the Sesquicentennial Speakers Series, reflecting on “who and what” higher education is for.

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Celebration begins with Mass at Fenway Park
SLIDESHOW FROM @BC
Nearly 20,000 attended the Mass in Fenway Park on September 15, 2012. View video of event