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Place of Desperation

By Sean Smith 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

The controversy over whether the US should accept refugees from Syria is not some abstract topic for School of Theology and Ministry student Daniel Corrou, SJ more »

$10 Million Gabelli Foundation Gift to Beautify Campus

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

A recent $10 million gift from the foundation of longtime Boston College benefactor and parent, and current University Trustee Mario Gabelli will support the beautification of the BC campus.  more »

Nikolova Named Coughlin Professor

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

Carroll School of Management Assistant Professor of Marketing Hristina Nikolova has been named the Diane Harkins Coughlin and Christopher J. Coughlin Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor more »

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Football at Fenway

There was pageantry aplenty when Boston College faced Notre Dame at Fenway Park on Nov. 21 as part of the “Shamrock Series,” in which Notre Dame plays a home game at a neutral site. The Eagles lost a close contest, 19-16, but they and the fans enjoyed a memorable night at one of America’s most famous ballparks.(Photo by Lee Pellegrini) More photos can be viewed on the BC Flickr page.

Concert at St. Mary's

A scene from last year’s University Chorale Christmas Concert in St. Mary’s Hall. Read this story for a sampling of holiday season events at Boston College this month. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini) For more campus scenes, follow Boston College on Instagram.

New Faculty Books Look at Immigrant Life

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

Immigration and immigrants – whether from Mexico, Syria or elsewhere – have been a constant topic of discussion and debate this year among politicians, media commentators and the general public. more »

A Model for Learning

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

A group of local high school students left their classroom behind last Friday for first-hand experience in the high-stakes realm of global politics and diplomacy. more »

Bowing Out

By Sean Smith 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

Seamus Connolly has helped make Boston College a go-to place for traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, Cape Breton and other Gaelic cultures. But the final notes of Connolly’s tenure at BC have sounded. more »

Glit and Guilt

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

Luxury items and the high prices they command may make consumers think twice this holiday season about whether the cost is justified. But the decision to buy such items may be easier if they are linked to “doing good,” says a Carroll School of Management researcher.  more »

BC Project Aims to Put 1916 Irish Rising in a New, and Larger, Context

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

Ireland’s forthcoming centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising – a pivotal event in modern Irish history – is a cause for commemoration, and also raises some compelling questions, according to Seelig Professor in Philosophy Richard Kearney more »

The Tale of Dragonwood

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: Dec. 10, 2015

Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of Finance Darren Kisgen designed Dragonwood, a fantasy adventure game that is distributed by the company Gamewright.  more »