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A group of BC staffers

 

With temperatures climbing, it's almost possible to forget the winter that resulted in 60,000 yards—2400 truckloads—of snow being hauled from Main Campus. But let's not forget the herculean efforts of the staffers who kept BC going. BC Chronicle

 

Nursing students and patients in the Dominican Republic

 

Eight Connell School of Nursing undergraduates accompanied faculty members Rosemary Byrne and Melissa Perez to the Dominican Republic, where they provided health care education and witnessed great care disparities firsthand.

Bryce Pinkham at Robsham Theater

 

Bryce Pinkham '05, whose performance in Broadway's award-winning musical 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' earned accolades and a Tony nomination, returned to BC this week for the DeVoy Perspectives on Theatre Series. Boston Globe 'Names' (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

Alex Carpenter receives Kazmaier Award

 

Congratulations to junior forward and Hockey East Player of the Year Alex Carpenter, the first BC player to win the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award for the top player in women’s college hockey. BC Athletics, Boston Globe, USA Hockey video

Attendees at the Roche Center for Catholic Education workshop

 

A group from St. Anthony High School in Jersey City, N.J., was among attendees at a Roche Center for Catholic Education workshop on Pope Francis’ call to action Evangelii Gaudium. BC News Release | The Pilot

Student team in the KPMG Case Competition

 

After winning the 2015 Regional KPMG Case Competition, this Boston College team of junior Natalie Buckner and sophomores Megumi DeMond, Bridget Gorham and Lesley Zhou became the first all-women team to move to the final round of the competition in New York City.

A copy of


Scéal a tharraingíonn scéal
. One story draws another, the Irish proverb goes. For staffers in Burns Library, exploring rare book and manuscript collections often begins a journey of connected stories, as they illustrate in an exhibit now on view.

St. Patrick window, Gasson Hall


Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh—Happy St. Patrick's Day! View selections from BC's Irish Collection, chosen by Burns Library staffers, in an exhibit on view through May. At right, the Thomas Murphy window in Gasson 100 depicts the patron saint of Ireland pleading before King Laoghaire on Easter Sunday, 433 A.D. (Photo by Gary Wayne Gilbert)

Tim Fonesca

 

It's tempting treats for all occasions as BC Dining Services welcomes executive pastry chef Tim Fonesca, who comes to the Heights from premier Boston hotel the Four Seasons. BC Chronicle

An anti-busing March in 1970s Boston

 

Lynch School of Education alumnae Kerry Dunne and Kavita Venkatesh have helped to shape a new curriculum for the Boston Public Schools that includes attention to the city’s turbulent busing history. The Heights

 

Appalachia Volunteers



Some exuberant Appalachia Volunteers in McKee, Kentucky. More Spring Break adventures in this social Storify.

Appalachia Volunteers

 

Some exuberant Appalachia Volunteers in McKee, Kentucky. More Spring Break adventures in this social Storify.

Students building houses on Spring Break


Appalachia Volunteers building houses, other student service, the University Chorale's Ireland tour, fun in the sun. Catch a glimpse of Spring Break 2015 in this social Storify

John Finney conducting the Chorale in Galway Cathedral

 

John Finney rehearsing with the University Chorale before Mass at Galway Cathedral during their Ireland tour—one of many adventures in the arts, history, service and sunshine undertaken by students over Spring Break. Catch a glimpse in this social Storify

Eagle statue against winter sky



Winter sky captured by Elaine Bishop '18.

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.