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A moment aloft in front of a portal at Madinat al-Zahra, an archeological site outside of Cordoba, for Calderwood Professor Jonathan Bloom (center) and BC students at the Granada Institute of International Studies in Spain.
June 14 is Flag Day in the U.S., occurring in National Flag Week, which will conclude on Saturday.
Video highlights from BC's
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2013.
The formal dedication of new humanities building Stokes Hall took place June 7, and included remarks by award-winning author David McCullough. At right: McCullough, University President William P. Leahy, S.J., benefactors Patrick T. Stokes and his wife Aja. (Photo by Rose Lincoln)
Lynch School of Education graduating Claire Geruson (second from left) is this year's winner of BC's highest Commencement honor, the Finnegan Award. BC Chronicle
Near the end of the spring semester, students in BC's Ignatian Society and the School of Theology and Ministry paid a visit to Jesuits in residence at Campion Center in Weston.
BC's new humanities building, Stokes Hall, will be formally dedicated in honor of benefactor, alumnus and trustee Patrick T. Stokes today, with a slate of events including remarks by award-winning author and honorary degree recipient David McCullough. BC Chronicle | Look inside all 36 classrooms with Boston College Magazine | Watch the construction (in about a minute!)
BC's new humanities building, Stokes Hall, will be formally dedicated in honor of benefactor, alumnus and trustee Patrick T. Stokes on Friday, June 7, with a slate of events including remarks by award-winning author and honorary degree recipient David McCullough. BC Chronicle | Look inside all 36 classrooms with Boston College Magazine
The past academic year was a highly successful one for BC students seeking fellowships and scholarships. Read about this year's Fulbright Award winners: BC Chronicle
Four undergraduates' work hand-decorating and sewing book covers under the direction of Burns Library staff is on view in an online exhibit sponsored by the New England Chapter of the Guild of Book Workers, a first for BC students. BC News Release
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2013!
Welcome back to the Heights, Eagles.
We've missed you!
Congratulations and thanks to Emily Hobbs '13, who has been the photographer behind Boston College Instagram since its launch in September by the Office of News & Public Affairs. More than 30 thousand users now follow the channel.
View Commencement 2013 video highlights here. (Photo at right by Caitlin Cunningham)
University President William P. Leahy, S.J., with the 2013 honorary degree recipients. Read the degree citations here
In life, 'we can allow our experience to strengthen us or diminish us," Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said in his address to the Sesquicentennial Class of 2013. 'The choice is ours. As graduates of Boston College, I know what yours will be.' More on the Taoiseach's speech and Commencement 2013 in the news item below. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)
Congratulations and best wishes
to the Class of 2013!
Congratulations to all graduating seniors, and welcome to campus, parents, families and friends!
The Gasson Hall quadrangle will undergo a major reconstruction this summer, a project that will include regrading, landscaping and other changes. Work will begin May 21. BC Chronicle
Information stored on mobile devices (smart phones, iPads, tablets, et. al.) is often the target of theft during travel. Learn what you can do to protect data before, during, and after a trip. Faculty and staff can participate in this month’s Security Awareness Contest for a chance to win great prizes. Learn more at bc.edu/security
On the Connell School of Nursing's third clinical service trip to Haiti, 21 Boston College faculty, students, and alumni cared for up to 200 patients a day in mobile clinics and in orphanages. Video
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings and subsequent campus lockdown, BC's Baseball Eagles paid a pregame tribute to the Boston College Police, who worked tirelessly to keep the University safe. BC Chronicle (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)
Members of the Ignatian Society, a group of 623 Boston College students who graduated from Jesuit high schools, recently organized a Mass in honor of the University’s 150th anniversary, in Gasson Hall Chapel. President William P. Leahy, S.J., was the principal celebrant.
'Scrubs' star Zach Braff was at Robsham Theater Saturday night for the return of the Baldwin Film Awards, which recognize the best student-made films and performances of the year. Boston Globe (Photo by Christopher Huang)
Goldwater Scholar Maria Asdourian '15, whose focus is on neurological diseases, discusses her research of multiple sclerosis in the lab of Biology Professor Dan Kirschner in this 90-second video
Hundreds of BC students gathered to honor victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in a 'Last 5' walk around the Chestnut Hill Reservoir on May 3. At right, sophomores and event organizers Danielle Cole and Michael Padulsky address the walkers. Video highlights | Photos | NECN, CBS News Boston, Fox News Boston | Boston.com
BC's official Instagram channel, populated with campus images by Office of News & Public Affairs intern Emily Hobbs '13, has been designated a 'suggested user' by the photo-sharing platform, which now highlights BC's photostream as a recommendation for others to follow.
The 15th annual Arts Festival showcased more than 1,000 students' and faculty members' work in music, theater, dance, poetry, film, painting, sculpture, and more. Video highlights (Photo at right by Caitlin Cunningham)
Professionals from the Puppet Showplace in Brookline collaborated with BC students throughout the academic year prior to last week's staging of 'AvenueQ' at Robsham Theater, helping them to construct and control their puppet actors. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)