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Fr. Leahy Eyes University’s Next Strategic Planning Effort

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 3, 2015

Even as it nears the finish of its most successful, and institution-defining, capital campaign, Boston College will begin laying the groundwork for another strategic planning effort, said University President William P. Leahy, SJ, at yesterday’s University Convocation in Robsham Theater. more »

Fr. Kalscheur Appointed Dean, After Serving on Interim Basis for a Year

By Jack Dunn

Published: Sept. 3, 2015

Gregory Kalscheur, SJ, who has served as interim dean of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences since June of 2014, has been appointed dean by University President William P. Leahy, SJ.  more »

New Faces, Strong Talents

By Sean Smith 

Published: July 16, 2015

The Boston College Class of 2019 reflects several positive trends for the University in areas such as academic excellence, diversity, and outreach to prospective students. more »


Around Campus

BC Scenes

Students cooking in a row, alongside their professor

Commencement 2015

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"The Last Two Weeks"

From finals to commencement, we look back at the excitement of the last two weeks at Boston College.

Produced and Created by Sean Casey
Additional Videography by Paula Champage and Mike Dillon

Q&A With Carlo Rotella

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Sept. 3, 2015

Carlo Rotella – English professor, American Studies Program director and acclaimed author – has been the guiding light these past five years for Boston College’s venerable Lowell Humanities Series, which for nearly six decades has featured a host of literary luminaries. Having stepped down from the series directorship, he discussed his strategy for bringing guest authors to Boston College. more »

Turn to The Right

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 3, 2015

The 2008 election left the Republican Party at a crossroads, according to Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson – and with another presidential campaign now under way, the GOP may be following a route that distances it further from the electorate.  more »

Covering Conflict

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Aug. 20, 2015

As political and sectarian strife roiled Northern Ireland from the 1960s to the late 1990s – claiming more than 3,500 lives and injuring tens of thousands – the British Broadcasting Corporation covered each grisly milestone during the era known as the “Troubles.” more »

'A Forward Step'

By Sean Smith 

Published: Aug. 20, 2015

Assistant Director of University Advancement Gail Wiegner never gave up on the idea of getting her undergraduate degree. It just took longer than she thought – a few decades. more »

Seeking Peace and Reconciliation

By Sean Smith 

Published: June 5, 2015

The two weeks Lynch School of Education Professor Brinton Lykes spent in Korea – both North and South – as part of an international women’s delegation were a whirlwind of public events and private moments, contrasting sights and perspectives, and a montage of emotions and impressions through which she continues to sift. more »