A Mass was celebrated in honor of Pope Francis’ visit to the US on Sept. 23 in St. Mary’s Chapel, with Asst. Prof. Gustavo Morello, SJ (Sociology), as celebrant. (Photos by Lee Pellegrini) More photos on the BC Flickr page.
Even as attention tends to focus on the more immediate and sensationalistic aspects of the refugee situation, humanitarian experts – including those affiliated with BC – are seeking answers for the longer-term effects of displacement, such as housing, education and employment. more »
Boston College will undertake a major upgrade to its campus safety and security systems through a three-year effort that will include card access to academic and administrative buildings and new Wi-Fi-based locks for student residence halls, the University announced today. more »
On the heels of Pope Francis’ landmark visit to the United States, US Sen. Edward Markey ’68, JD ’72 and papal advisor Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson said the pontiff’s stance on the environment can help mobilize world leaders to work together to combat climate change. more »
A Jesuit education is a journey. In the upcoming year, where will your journey take you?
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State and local leaders came together to meet about the transit and economic development in Roxbury's Dudley Square in an event sponsored by the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy at Boston College Law School. more »
Two seminal 19th-century works – both significant in the evolution of American thought and writing, but rarely considered in relation to one another – are the focus of a Burns Library exhibition opening this month, “Nathaniel Hawthorne and Frederick Douglass: Texts and Contexts.” more »
This exhibition is the creation of students in Making History Public class, a collaboration between the History Department and University Libraries. Students decide on a general theme, select related topics and use materials in the BC archives for their research. more »
More than 90 percent of middle school youths make at least one visit to a health care provider annually, encounters that represent millions of missed opportunities for the early identification and intervention for those exposed to bullying. Judith Vessey is working to change that. more »