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Secretary of State Kerry to Deliver Commencement Address

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

US Secretary of State John F. Kerry, a Boston College Law School graduate and former senior US senator from Massachusetts regarded as one of America’s most eminent senior statesmen, will address the graduates at the University’s 138th annual Commencement Exercises on May 19.  more »

“Lost Pagodas Found! From Shanghai to Boston”

By Jack Dunn

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

Twenty-five Boston College students studying in a Chinese history course have solved a mystery that had baffled officials at a museum in China for years: the whereabouts of 86 hand-made model pagodas that were built by children in an orphanage where the museum now stands.  more »

Carroll School Rises to 4th in BW Rankings

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

Boston College’s Carroll School of Management has climbed into the top five of the best undergraduate business schools in the country, according to new rankings out today by Bloomberg BusinessWeek more »


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Last Saturday, the Flynn Recreation Complex was full of activity at the annual Family Fun Day, held in conjunction with the Jay McGillis Memorial Spring Football Game and other athletic events. Above, Mia Bottaro – daughter of 1997 grad Mike Bottaro – got in some good bouncing. (Photos by Caitlin Cunningham) See more photos: BC Flickr page.

Nxt4 was the $20,000 winner of this year's Boston College Ventures Competition. At a recent Google+ On Air Hangout BC Social Media Manager Melissa Beecher talked with with Nxt4's Christian Nicholson CSOM '13 and BCVC Executive Team member Paul Hillen CSOM '15 about the experience.  Enjoy additional videos on the Boston College Youtube Channel. To participate in upcoming Hangouts, visit the Boston College Google+ Page.

A Sweet 16 for the BC Arts Festival

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

After enduring a seemingly never-ending winter, Boston College will celebrate the arrival of spring later this month with the 16th Arts Festival, an annual showcase of campus arts in all genres. more »

BC & The Boston Marathon: One Year Later

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

The Boston College community has long been a part of the Boston Marathon, whether as participants in the storied race, vocal supporters along the route, or in various other capacities. This year’s marathon on April 21 will once again have a BC component to it – but this year is no ordinary one, with the memory of last year’s bombing attacks. A look at the 2014 Boston Marathon from Boston College perspectives more »

Romero Winner Takes Global View

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

Junior Jessica Franco, a first-generation college student whose Boston College education has been heightened by experiences in Guatemala and Ecuador, is this year’s Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship recipient. more »

Mile 21: Boston Marathon Events on Campus

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

A collection of what is being done on campus to comemorate, reflect and celebrate the 2014 Boston Marathon more »

Redemption, Recovery and Renewal

By Melissa Beecher 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

This year’s Boston Marathon has countless stories of redemption, recovery and renewal. Hickey, who is two years cancer-free, embraces the fact that her run represents all that – and more  more »