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Christmas tree lighting ceremony



'Tis the season. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

A dance rehearsal for


BC's annual production of 'Christmas Reflections' (at right in rehearsal) celebrates the season in story, music and dance at Robsham Theater on Dec. 19, 20 and 21.

Jesuits at Mass in St. Mary's Chapel


Members of BC's Jesuit community gathered in St. Mary's Chapel Friday evening for their first Mass following their return to residence in St. Mary's Hall last week. (Photo by Harvey Egan, S.J.)

the Xuanhua North Mosque in northwest Hebei province

Tour 47 of China's oldest historic mosques with Calderwood University Professors of Islamic and Asian Art Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom.

students learning about immigration

The Center for Human Rights and International Justice, now in its 10th year, is helping undergraduates to better understand the scope of immigration-related issues. BC Chronicle

Students and Jesuits at Campion Center


'A breath of fresh air' was how one resident described a recent visit by BC students to Campion Center in Weston for refreshments and good conversation with senior Jesuits. The trips are sponsored by BC's Ignatian Society for graduates of Jesuit high schools.


Bryce Pinkham with theater students


Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham '05 (center), star of 2014 'Best Musical' 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder,' struck a pose with students during a visit to theater classes. Watch him perform live at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (at 2:20).

rendering of exterior of new McMullen Museum

The McMullen Museum of Art, which has offered world-class exhibitions in Devlin Hall since 1993, will soon occupy a new space on Brighton Campus. BC ChronicleNew York Times, Boston Globe

Copy of Bacon's 'Governance of England'

Commitment to Craftsmanship, an exhibit of conservation bookbindings by Mark Esser, is on view at Burns Library through January 16. Learn more in this post by curator Barbara Adams Hebard. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Kim Hoy delivering library materials


BC's award-winning Supported Employment Program, which provides jobs for adults with developmental disabilities, is 'tremendous,' according to Facilities Services Manager Rich Hoy, whose daughter Kim (at right) works as a courier for the Social Work Library. BC Chronicle

Gasson tower framed by leaves

Best wishes for the Thanksgiving holiday. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Flutie pass celebration archival photo

Three decades later, it remains one of the most electrifying moments in college football history: Flutie to Phelan, November 23, 1984. This Wednesday, November 26, watch the in-depth special 'Hail Mary' on ComcastSportsNet. View the trailer | Channel finder

DirecTV CEO Mike White and BC students


Alumnus Michael White, chairman, president and CEO of DirecTV, with Carroll School of Management MBA students following his address at BC's Chief Executives Club of Boston last week. View his speech on NECN (Photo by Justin Knight)

Student designers of the 'Orgo Made Simple' website


Few course titles inspire as much dread as 'organic chemistry'—but a new website designed by BC undergraduates just may help students weather the 'orgo' journey. BC Chronicle

BC law student talking with Smarter in the City entrepreneur

BC Law School students like Jonathan Atwater, left, are assisting Boston-area minority entrepreneurs through Smarter in the City, the first high-tech startup accelerator in Roxbury. BC Chronicle

Urban Farmer's Market

Two square feet of space is all some Boston teens need to grow up to 40 plants-without any soil. Urban science education meets hydroponics in an initiative by Lynch School of Education Professor Michael Barnett and BC colleagues. NSF Discoveries

Prayer service in memory of the UCA Jesuit martyrs

Members of  the Boston College community mark the 25th anniversary of the UCA Jesuit slayings on November 16, 1989, with observances on campus, in El Salvador and in Washington, DC.

Students in front of St. Aloysius Gonzaga statue in Gasson rotunda

BC students from Gonzaga College High School in D.C. gathered by the St. Aloysius Gonzaga statue in Gasson rotunda following a Mass offered by Vice President Terrence Devino, S.J., in memory of Dominik Pettey, a schoolmate who recently died in a car accident. They’re signing ‘11’ for their friend’s hockey number.

Members of the McDevitt family at the Red Bandanna 5k


Welles McDevitt (left), namesake of 9/11 hero Welles Crowther '99, was born the same year as the inaugural Red Bandanna Run to benefit the Crowther Charitable Trust. The 10-year-old ran the 5k on his own steam for the first time this year. BC Chronicle

Military personnel saluting


A scene from the 14th Annual Veterans Remembrance Ceremony held Tuesday morning on Burns Library lawn. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Soldiers holding a flag, in front of a military plane


A Veterans Day greeting from 1st Lt. Michael McConville '11 (right), a Longbow Apache pilot and flight group leader serving with the 82nd Airborne Division in Afghanistan.



International Education Week logo



It's International Education Week at the Heights. Find the full slate of campus activities and events at BC's IEW 14 website

Students with pumpkins on the Quad

Pumpkin season at the Heights. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

Kevin Allocca


What's it like to work at YouTube? Find out from Kevin Allocca '06, YouTube Culture and Trends Manager for Google, on Friday, November 7, at 4:30 p.m. in Devlin 008. Sponsored by the Career Center and Office of News & Public Affairs.


Class of Eric Weiskott

Students gave The Canterbury Tales a 21st-century spin in a course taught by Assistant Professor of English Eric Weiskott. BC Chronicle

Michael Resler


The German Studies Department, chaired by Professor Michael Resler, celebrates having topped 100 undergraduate Fulbright awards. BC Chronicle

Gasson tower with fireworks in the distance


From midterms to musicals and memorable traditions, October at the Heights is showcased in a new video from the Office of News & Public Affairs.

Gasson tower with fireworks in the distance


From midterms to musicals and memorable traditions, October at the Heights is showcased in a new video from the Office of News & Public Affairs.

Josh Bordner, Randy, Dominique Williams, Jack Williams

The Eagles hosted football fan Randy for a recent segment of WBZ-TV's 'Wednesday Child,' which raises awareness about children in need of adoption. Victoria Tucker, LSOE '12 and GSSW '13, daughter of Office of Health Promotion nutritionist Sheila Tucker, is a child care services coordinator at the Mass. Adoption Resource Exchange.

Crowd of Red Bandanna runners in the Quad


Great turnout Saturday for the 10th annual Red Bandanna Run, held in honor of 9/11 hero Welles Remy Crowther '99. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)