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Secretary of State Kerry to Address Class of 2014

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

US Secretary of State John F. Kerry, a Boston College Law School graduate and former senior US senator from Massachusetts regarded as one of America’s most eminent senior statesmen, will address the graduates at the University’s 138th annual Commencement Exercises on May 19.  more »

Walsh Visits Alma Mater

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

Earning his bachelor’s degree at age 43 from the James A. Woods, SJ, College of Advancing Studies took personal perseverance, but also a network of supporters who encouraged him to pursue his dream of becoming a college graduate, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh told members of the Woods College Class of 2014 on Tuesday night.  more »

Patrick, Menino, Davis Headline Clough Event

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, and former Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis will join CNN’s John King in Robsham Theater on May 7 for a Clough Colloquium discussion about the leadership challenges they faced in the wake of last year’s Boston Marathon attack.  more »


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BC varsity athletes gave some pointers to fellow students as part of the April 13 Share Your Sport event. Lynch School of Education student Selena Giroux ’17 tried her hand – or rather, her foot – at place-kicking. (Photos by Frank Curran) See more photos: BC Flickr page.

Claudio Quintana '16, an information systems and management and leadership major from Oregon, was selected for the fellowship based on his proven success as a student entrepreneur. In 2011 he founded A New Origin, LLC, a start-up featuring sustainable lifestyle clothing and accessories. This summer, he founded, an on-line contemporary art gallery and limited edition print shop. More on Claudio's Story. (Video Produced by Sean Casey, Office of News & Public Affairs) Enjoy additional videos on the Boston College Youtube Channel. To participate in upcoming Hangouts, visit the Boston College Google+ Page.

A Conversation with Boston College GSSW Dean, Alberto Godenzi

By Sean Smith 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

In an ongoing series interviewing several of Boston College's Academic Deans, Sean Hennessey sat down with Andy Boynton from the Carroll School of Management. more »

Presidential Scholars Get to the Heart of 'Boston Strong'

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Apr. 14

The Boston Marathon bombings violently and tragically marked the ending of the Presidential Scholars Program (PSP) Class of 2016’s first year at Boston College. But inspired by the resiliency and outpouring of support that followed, coupled with the students’ summer experience in service placements around Boston, the undergraduates dedicated their PSP social justice project to examining what makes Boston Strong – and what is needed to make it stronger.  more »

Millenials? Give 'Em A Break Says CWF's Rikleen

By Patricia Delaney 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

It could be a must-have tool for those working with so-called “millennials,” or persons born between the early 1980s and early 2000s: a book that not only explores who millennials are, but how they think, their approach to work, and how they want others to view them. more »

Three Decades Later, It's Keith's Radio Station

By Sean Smith 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

Over the course of nearly three decades, Associate Professor of the Practice in Communication Michael Keith has had the distinction as author of the most widely adopted textbook on radio. This year, with the book entering its ninth edition, Keith has an additional honor: His name is now part of the title.  more »

Burns Library Celebrates a Legendary Jesuit Victorian Poet

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Feb. 17, 2011

Boston College is celebrating one of the most influential Victorian poets, Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJ (1844-1889), with a special exhibition and related events marking the 125th anniversary of his death. more »

First Donohue Asst. Professor Is Named

By Sean Smith 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

Natalya Shnitser, whose research focuses on the hot-button issues of public pensions and retirement security in the US, has been appointed the inaugural David and Pamela Donohue Assistant Professor in business law and will join the Boston College Law School this fall. more »