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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)

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)

Scene from 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum'



It's 'Comedy Tonight' at Robsham Theater wilth 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,' through October 26. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

Scene from 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum'



It's 'Comedy Tonight' at Robsham Theater wilth 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,' through October 26. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

Students holding flags of various nations


 

A glimpse of the closing ceremony of BC Hispanic Heritage Month. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde with students from Cape Verde Association

 

The U.S. Ambassador to Cape Verde, Adrienne S. O'Neal—at right with members of BC's Cape Verdean Student Association—discussed careers in government and foreign politics at a recent Career Center event.  

David Altenor directing Voices of Imani

 

This academic year marks the start of 2009 graduate David Altenor’s tenure as director of Voices of Imani, which for nearly 30 years has performed songs grounded in the African-American faith tradition. BC Chronicle

Homecoming logo with fireworks



It's Homecoming at the Heights! Read about a full slate of campus activities at the Homecoming 2014 site.

Bill Neenan with stacks of books



In the final chapter to a much-loved BC tradition, the last Dean's List from Fr. Neenan. BC Chronicle

Mayor Marty Walsh in Ireland with BC students


During a recent tour, Woods College of Advancing Studies graduate and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh visited National University of Ireland-Galway, where he met with its president and a group of Boston College juniors studying there. Details on BC Flickr

Mary Walsh in a classroom



A 10-year study by Lynch School of Education researchers underscores the effectiveness of the City Connects program in enhancing student learning. Education Week | BC Chronicle

dedication of Edgar Allan Poe statue in Boston


A statue of Edgar Allan Poe was unveiled in Boston on Sunday, the culmination of a crusade by Professor of English Paul Lewis to reclaim the author for his birthplace. Read about the event in the news item below. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

A group of faculty members in the Psychology Department



A number of faculty members in the Psychology Department have received grants to support their research in diverse areas related to the brain, cognition, memory and social behavior. BC Chronicle

'The Heights: An Illustrated History' book cover



A treasure trove of essays and images provide a singular look at the individuals, challenges, and historic currents that shaped BC's first 150 years in The Heights: An Illustrated History of Boston College, 1863-2013

Students at the Healthapalooza fair


A demonstration at the Office of Health Promotion’s third annual 'Healthapalooza' on the Plaza. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Chris Isaak, Elizabeth Byrne, Alexandra Sullivan, Wendy Stanko, William P. Leahy, S.J.


Featured artist, Grammy nominee Chris Isaak with Pops Scholars Elizabeth Byrne, Alexandra Sullivan, and Wendy Stanko, and BC President William P. Leahy, S.J., at this year's Pops on the Heights gala, which raised a record $5.2 million for student scholarships. (Photo by Fred Field)

Students filming BC Shake It Off

 

C21 Center's 'Espresso Your Faith' Week is underway. To help kick it off, more than a thousand BC students, faculty and staff took part in this student-produced video version of Taylor Swift's Shake It Off

Class of 2018 group photo forming the letters 'BC' on Alumni Field



How fast can 1,900 members of the Class of 2018 pose for a group shot on Alumni Field?
Watch and learn

Philippines President Aquino surrounded by crowd taking photos

 

Filipino-Americans from around New England gathered at the University on Sunday to celebrate the nostaligic return to Boston of Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III. Boston Globe | Text of President Aquino’s speech at Robsham Theater (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

 

Filipino-Americans from around New England gathered at the University on Sunday to celebrate the nostaligic return to Boston of Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, at right with University President William P. Leahy, S.J. Boston Globe | Text of President Aquino’s speech at Robsham Theater (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

Toby Mahier and Marty Walsh

 

Woods College of Advancing Studies student Toby Mahier '17, at right with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, an alumnus of the school, spent a recent Saturday volunteering at the 11th annual Allston-Brighton Walk for Recovery.

Student involvement fair and BC flowers

 

Relive the vibrancy and emotion of the opening of the academic year with The First Two Weeks, new from Office of News and Public Affairs Video Producer Sean Casey.

Gasson sunset

 

The vibrancy and emotion of the opening of the academic year at the Heights is showcased in The First Two Weeks, new from Office of News and Public Affairs Video Producer Sean Casey.


Hispanic Heritage Month at BC, sponsored by the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center, kicked off with the Latin Soul Arts Festival. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

First Flight procession down Higgins stairs

 

Go set the world aflame! The Class of 2018 officially began its journey on Sept. 11 with a torchlit procession from Linden Lane to First Year Academic Conovocation in Conte Forum. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)

Coach Addazio presenting game ball to Crowthers

 

Congrats to BC's Football Eagles! In the photo at right, posted to Twitter, Head Coach Steve Addazio presented a game ball to alumnus and 9/11 hero Welles Crowther's parents following the team's upset win over No. 9 USC at Alumni Stadium Saturday night. The Eagles wore red bandanna gear in Crowther's memory.

torches lit at for the First Flight procession

 

Go set the world aflame! The Class of 2018 officially began its journey on Sept. 11 with a torchlit procession from Linden Lane to First Year Academic Conovocation in Conte Forum. (Photo by Caitlin Cunningham)