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Honorary Pete Frates No. 3 jerseys

 

At the Eagles-Red Sox 25th exhibition match in Fort Myers this week, both teams wore No. 3 jerseys in support of former BC caption Pete Frates '07, now an inspirational crusader in the fight against ALS. Boston Globe, TodayShow.com | See a sampling of social media posts

Graphic for BCPD training exercise


Boston College Police, in cooperation with Boston Police, will conduct the second of two emergency training sessions in Robsham Theater on Wednesday, March 4, from 5-11 p.m

Five students at KIPP DC Key Academy


KIPP DC: KEY Academy sixth-graders in the classroom of Lynch School of Education alumna Casey Fullerton McNabb '02 are already learning about their teacher’s alma mater.

Graphic for BCPD training exercise


Boston College Police, in cooperation with Boston Police, will conduct emergency training sessions in Robsham Theater on Saturday, February 28, and Wednesday, March 4.

Jennifer Colvin, Claudette Colvin, Cheryl Colvin


'In spite of all the obstacles, I am still here to tell my story.' Civil rights trailblazer Claudette Colvin recently spoke at the School of Social Work, accompanied by her granddaughter Jennifer, a student at the school, and daughter-in-law Cheryl. BC Chronicle | Boston Globe

Workers on a lift remove snow from Bapst Library roof

 

This historic winter has posed stiff challenges for BC academic and non-academic operations. BC Chronicle

poster for 'Look Behind You!' event

 

On February 23, Irish singer-songwriter Steafán Hanvey will present a multi-media performance lecture that blends his father Bobbie’s iconic photographs of the Troubles in Northern Ireland with his own beautifully crafted words, music and lyrics. BC Chronicle

Fr. Clifford signs a copy of the Festschrift published in honor of him and the late Fr. Daniel Harrington, SJ. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

 

Members of the BC community gathered to honor Biblical studies scholar Richard J. Clifford, S.J., founding dean of the School of Theology and Ministry, who will transition to professor emeritus of Old Testament next academic year.

Participants in the Connell School of Nursing's summer program in Chile

 

The Connell School of Nursing’s Global Summer University has added a new partner: Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago. BC Chronicle

Gasson view amid snow piles

 

Lent begins February 18. Campus Ministry has provided a schedule of BC liturgies. (Photo by Rev. Harvey Egan, S.J.)

Coins from the exhibition 'Roman in the Provinces'

 

Through artifacts of daily life, politics, technology and religion, 'Roman in the Provinces' at the McMullen Museum of Art examines interaction between imperial culture and local traditions throughout the eastern Mediterranean. Boston Globe West

Sculpture from the exhibition 'Roman in the Provinces'

 

Through artifacts of daily life, politics, technology and religion, 'Roman in the Provinces,' on view through May at the McMullen Museum of Art, examines interaction between imperial culture and local traditions throughout the eastern Mediterranean.

Gasson in snow

 

A blanket of white, sledding, snowball fights. For a change of pace, a (non-shoveling) glimpse of this winter of snowfall at the Heights in a new video by Sean Casey of the Office of News & Public Affairs.

Batman at the snowball fight

 

A blanket of white, sledding, snowball fights. A (non-shoveling) glimpse of this winter of snowfall at the Heights in a new video by Sean Casey of the Office of News & Public Affairs.

Members of the BC Pro-Life Club at the annual March for Life


BC's Pro-Life Club sent 30 students to the annual March for Life in Washington D.C. 'It was a great experience,' said president Katie Daniels '17, who added that a number of alumni at the march saw the banner and came over to greet the group.

Faculty and students during their Arizona-Mexico border visit

 

Faculty and students at the School of Social Work visited the Arizona-Mexico border as part of an innovative course on immigration. BC Chronicle

photograph from the exhibition 'A Common Cause' at Burns Library

 

In the 1890s, a Jewish cigarmaker and a widowed single mother took on some of the most prominent political controversies of their day. Burns Library presents A Common Cause: The Lives and Work of David Goldstein and Martha Moore Avery

student slides down snow by stairs to lower campus



A snow slide to Lower Campus. (Photo by Patrick Coleman, A&S Service Center)

snow scene

 

This spate of storms brought more snow to Boston in seven days than in any stretch of that length in more than a century, according to the National Weather Service. (Photo by Liam Weir '18)

Students on Linden Lane after winter storm Juno

 

Thank you to employees of Facilities Services, Dining Services, BC Police and Residential Life, and all who work extra hours to ensure campus safety and essential services during winter storms. BC Chronicle (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert) 

Snow pile and Gasson Hall

 

 

Heights of snow. (Photo by Jenna Corcoran '17)

Bernadette Meehan and BC students

 

Bernadette Meehan '97, spokeswoman and senior director for strategic communications at the National Security Council, hosted a Career Center event for BC students at the White House earlier this month.

BC Women's Hockey team

 

Congratulations to the No. 1-ranked Women's Hockey Eagles on extending their unbeaten streak to 24 games. BC hosts Princeton at Kelley Rink on Monday, January 26, at 1 p.m.  

LinkedIn Career Community graphic

 


Boston College students can now get advice directly from BC alumni on the social media platform LinkedIn. Learn more | Join

Six participants in the forum on issues of race in the US



'Race in the USA: Expectations, Concerns and Hopes in 2015,' a panel discussion sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculties and the Jesuit Institute, will take place on Wednesday, January 21, from 4:30-6 p.m. in Fulton 511. BC Chronicle


exterior of St. Mary's Hall

 

St. Mary's Hall begins the new semester renovated and refreshed. BC Chronicle

Hilda Alcindor, Donna Cullinan, Susan Gennaro


Hilda Alcindor, dean of nursing science at Haiti's Episcopal University (at right with Connell School Clinical Asst. Professor Donna Cullinan and Dean Susan Gennaro) recently spoke at CSON about how nurses can improve Haitian health care. CSON students, faculty and alumni run annual health clinics in Haiti; their most recent trip was earlier this month.

Anderson Cooper and Jonathan Laurence


CNN's Anderson Cooper chats with BC's Jonathan Laurence, who provided commentary for the network on the terror attacks in Paris. Read more in the news item below.

Eagle and Gasson tower

 

 

Best wishes for the new semester!

School of Theology and Ministry


The transformation of Boston's 'Little Rome' into BC's Brighton Campus is highlighted by the New York Times (At right, the School of Theology and Ministry. Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)