BCInfo Features Archive
Best wishes for Independence Day
and the holiday weekend.
Roche Center for Catholic Education Executive Director Patricia Weitzel-O'Neill led a workshop at the center's annual conference for leaders from its Two-Way Immersion Network for Catholic Schools. Also at the conference were experts from the Lynch School of Education, School of Theology and Ministry and School of Social Work.
For a glimpse of student summer adventures, BC Campus Recreation's Summer Sojourn blog series begins this week.
A falcon in Eagle territory. (Photo by Gail Howe)
Carroll School of Management alumnus Chris O'Donnell now has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He talked about work and family, and about balancing college with his early career, in an interview with Variety.
Boston College Law School has been highlighted as a national leader in networking and employment opportunities for graduates by a number of recent rankings. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)
The staircase that connects the plaza at O'Neill Library to Maloney Hall will be closed for scaffolding installation from Monday, June 22, through Friday, July 3. More information, including suggested alternate routes, is available in the University Notice column at far right.
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank discussed the state of his company and its goal of helping athletes during his recent appearance at the Boston College Chief Executives Club. View his address on NECN
'If it wasn't for my Jesuit education at Boston College, this...would have never happened,' said Fr. Mina Kaddis of meeting Pope Francis earlier this month. The Coptic Orthodox priest, who graduated with a degree in theology in 2002, had traveled to the Vatican with his bishop.
Jesuits Willy Moka-Mubelo and Bao Nguyen, both graduate students at BC, enjoy a sunny day outside St. Mary's. (Photo by Harvey Egan, S.J.)
From global implications of climate change to issues of war, justice, health, ethics and more: explore the new, interdisciplinary team-taught core courses available to first-year students. Learn more about the courses.
Boston College will host Georgia Tech in Ireland at the Aer Lingus College Football Classic on September 3, 2016. The announcement was made June 4 at a press conference on campus and another in Dublin, attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny (right). Video | View the press conferences
Boston College will host Georgia Tech in Ireland at the Aer Lingus College Football Classic on September 3, 2016. The announcement was made June 4 at a press conference in Dublin attended by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and one at BC, featuring Director of Athletics Brad Bates, alumnus and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and Football Head Coach Steve Addazio. View video
Co-founded by rising seniors Emilee Herringshaw and Christopher Kabacinski, The Medical Humanities Journal of Boston College offers short stories, personal essays, poetry, artwork and academic papers by BC students and alumni.
Meet this year's winners of prestigious Fulbright awards for post-graduate study abroad.
From finals exams to Senior Week to Commencement, a look back at the 'Last Two Weeks' of the year in the latest video by Sean Casey of News & Public Affairs.
The University conferred honorary degrees on five distinguished individuals, flanked in this photo by President William P. Leahy, S.J., on the left and at right by Cardinal Sean O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap., and BC Board of Trustees chair John F. Fish. Read the degree citation for each at this link. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)
Chicago Archibishop Blase Cupich addressed the Class of 2015 at Monday's Commencement Exercises in Alumni Stadium. Read about the main ceremony in the news item below. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)
Congratulations, Class of 2015!
Congratulations to the graduating class! And welcome to campus, parents, family and friends. For details about events and activities, visit the Commencement 2015 site. (Photo by Elizabeth Pehota '15)
Five members of the Class of 2015 reflect on their Boston College experiences. BC Chronicle
What's it like to spend a semester of study at sea? Junior Samuel Beard shares his experience.
Lynch School of Education Professor Mike Barnett will bring new instructional methods, including hydroponics, to high school teachers in China—the first time the country has invited an American university to work with its K-12 educational curricula. BC Chronicle
A group of sophomores spent some time with Cardinal Seán O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap., a meeting that resulted from a suggestion last fall by Michael Wenger '17. L-R: Rachel French, Kristin Marren, John Daniell, Cardinal Seán, Wenger, Andrew Craig, and Kate Albyn. More photos and details in this Flickr gallery
Spring is venture competition season at the Heights, a time when accomplished BC students—like this year's BCVC winners CoReHUB—present entrepreneurial ideas that can succeed in the real world. BC Chronicle
Students leave behind a little (ok, a lot) of stuff in the residence halls at the end of the year. Where does it all go?
Women's Hockey co-captain Erin Kickham '15 and juniors Megan Grieves and Kaliya Johnson with Newton Mayor Setti Warren '93 and young friends at a City Hall 'carb-loading' party prior to this year's Newton Heartbreak Hill Road Race and Walk.
The Woods College of Advancing Studies celebrated its Class of 2015 and honored distinguished alumni at its annual recognition event.
Congratulations to the BC Baseball Eagles on their 11th Beanpot title! (Photo by John Quackenbos)