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'St. John the Evangelist, Christ Preaching, St. Paul' - stained glass by John La Farge

John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred, an exclusive exhibition of more than 85 paintings, stained glass windows, and works on paper by one of America’s most complex artists, opens September 1 at the McMullen Museum of Art. BC News

Students form the letters 'BC' on the football field


Clad in Superfan shirts, the Class of 2019 gathered in Alumni Stadium Saturday for their first-year portrait. The final version of the photo, taken with a Gigapan camera, will be interactive. (Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Welcome back graphic for returning classes.


Welcome back to all returning students; best wishes for the new academic year!

Welcome to Boston College graphic


Welcome to life at the Heights, BC 2019! All you need to know about Welcome Week is available at this linkor download the app.

Welcome to Boston College button


Welcome to life at the Heights, BC 2019! All you need to know about Welcome Week is available at this linkor download the app.

Printed materials on view in the Burns Library James Joyce exhibit


'Unhemmed As It Is Uneven,' a Burns library exhibit now on view, focuses on James Joyce’s Dubliners. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Erin Fitzpatrick skydiving with 'BC17' written on her hand


With a visual shout-out to her classmates, Erin Fitzpatrick '17 gets a jump—literally—on her fall semester study abroad experience with a skydive at Byron Bay, Australia.

BC Fan Day graphic

Join the Eagles as they get prepped for the 2015 season on BC Fan Day—a free event Friday, August 21, from 4:30-7 p.m. at Alumni Stadium. Fun family activites, a chance to meet the team, prizes and more! Details

Rodline Louijeune in Haiti with a child

BC Law student Rodline Louijeune ’17, who was part of a delegation to the Dominican Republic-Haiti border earlier this summer, provides a first-hand account of the ongoing refugee crisis.

3D-printed model of Gasson Hall

This model of Gasson Hall, a gift to University Advancement Senior VP Jim Husson, was 3D-printed in the lab of Ferris Professor of Physics Mike Naughton, using detailed coordinate data from Tom Foo '16. (Photo by Kristen McKay)

Mass. Governor Charlie Baker and staff take the Ice Bucket Challenge while Pete Frates looks on

Pete Frates '07 was at the State House as Mass. Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito '88 and other staffers took this year's Ice Bucket Challenge ALS fundraiser. Other high-profile figures are following suit: International Business Times

Students pose before pine-covered mountains


Eagles rock: Graduate assistants Patrick Kane '13, Alissa Kotowski '14, Kellie Corwin '15 and rising seniors Brendan Hayward, Mae Cahill and Catherine Goldberg in Cardwell, Montana, following a six-week geology field camp.


residence call construction site

A look at the new residence hall under construction at 2150 Commonwealth Avenue, formerly the site of More Hall.

pine trees against the sky

Still time to see 'Northern Sky,' an exhibit of collages by Fine Arts faculty member Stoney Connelly on view at O'Neill Library through August.

Members of the Summer Management Catalyst Program in front of Fulton Hall


Members of the 45-student cohort that completed the Carroll School of Management's intensive 10-week Summer Management Catalyst Program posed for a graduation photo last week with program faculty Tom Wesner, Sarah Cabral, Amy Donegan and Billy Soo.

Ken Hackett and Marty Walsh


U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Ken Hackett with fellow alumnus Boston Mayor Marty Walsh at the recent Vatican conference on climate change and economic disparities.

Sunset on the Reservoir

A Reservoir sunset captured by Nick Rossi '16.

statue of St. Ignatius

In honor of the Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, explore the life of the Society of Jesus founder at the site of the Jesuit Curia in Rome.

Photo of Michael the Archangel statue in Gasson Rotunda


Philip Cate Huckins '84, M.A.T. '85, Ph.D. '95 snapped this photo of Gasson Hall's statue of Michael the Archangel overcoming Lucifer. Dr. Huckins is a professor and former director of veterans services at New England College.

a group of student interns

BC-Ireland bid farewell to its Summer 2015 crop of student interns this week.


Guide dog in training Wrangler in front of a Boston College sign

Guide-dog-in-training Wrangler, the NBC 'Today Show Puppy with a Purpose,' did some socializing on campus with Guiding Eyes for the Blind staffer and volunteer puppy raiser Saxon Eastman '13. Read her post about the visit.

close-up view of a rose

Summer in full bloom at the St. Mary's Hall garden. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Group of students at First Year Experience session

Members of the Class of 2019 visit BC throughout the summer for First Year Experience orientation sessions. Learn more about the incoming class in the latest Boston College Chronicle.

Group shot of students at Vatican Office for Ecumenical Affairs

Students participating in a Theology Department summer program in Rome with Msgr. Liam Bergin (left) discussed the nature and purpose of ecumenical dialogue with Rev. Anthony Currer (center) of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity.

Graphic eagle head

The Boston College Symphonic Band, made up of BC students, alumni and community members, will return to the Hatch Shell on the Charles River Esplanade for a free concert on Thursday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Taisha Sturdivant

Law School student Taisha Sturdivant has faced poverty, danger, and near-homelessness, but she’s defied the odds. And she’s winning.

alumni spelling out 'Eagles' with sparklers


It was a sparkling Fourth of July for a group of 2009 alumni. (Photo by Vicky Yu '09)

Students in the SSW field placement program


School of Social Work alumna Kelsey Komich talks about her global field education placement at an NGO in Guatemala City—an experience she says taught her to 'stay curious every day.'

U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Ken Hackett in a group with BC students

U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Ken Hackett '68, H'06 met last week with a group of BC students in a summer program focused on Catholicism and culture in Rome.

U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican Ken Hackett in conversation with BC students

U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Ken Hackett '68, H'06 met last week with BC students in a summer program on Catholicism and culture in Rome.