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Q&A with Provost and Dean of Faculties David Quigley

By Jack Dunn

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

David Quigley, who is in his first year as provost and dean of faculties at Boston College, recently discussed the state of academic affairs at the University.   more »

Core Curriculum Renewal Effort Set to Continue

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

The initiative to renew Boston College’s undergraduate core curriculum enters a new phase this academic year, with the goal of creating four to six pilot courses for 2015-16. more »

BC Opens Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

A newly created institute aims to make Boston College a hub for Jesuit studies, while serving as a resource to the University community – and beyond – on the history, spirituality and pedagogy of the Society of Jesus. more »

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Stokes Lawn was overflowing on Sept. 5 for the annual Boston College Student Involvement Day, as BC club and organization representatives gave their pitches to passersby. To see more visit the BC Flickr page.

The vibrancy and emotion of the opening of the academic year at the Heights is showcased in The First Two Weeks, new from Office of News and Public Affairs Video Producer Sean Casey.

Parents' Weekend, Pops Close September

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: Feb. 17, 2011

The exciting sights and sounds of Parents’ Weekend (Sept. 26-28) will once again include the symphonic stylings of America’s orchestra, the world-renowned Boston Pops, led by conductor Keith Lockhart. more »

C21 Explores Poverty, Christian Response to the Poor

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

Events and writings from The Church in the 21st Century this semester take a look at poverty and Christians’ response to the poor. Associate Professor of Theology Rev. Kenneth Himes, OFM, will present “The Poor: What Did Jesus Preach? What Does the Church Teach?” on Sept. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in Gasson 100. Fr. Himes is the guest editor for the fall issue of C21 Resources, for which he has authored the essay “The Complexity of Poverty.”  more »

A New Look For St. Columbkille

By Jack Dunn

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

St. Columbkille Partnership School in Brighton has announced the addition of two new science labs, a new library/media center, four additional classrooms, a music room and art room, a cafeteria and administrative offices in 16,000 square feet of new space acquired as part of a 40-year lease agreement signed between the school and the Archdiocese of Boston.  more »

Gaelic Roots Series Offers Traditional Music, Dance Events

By Sean Smith 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

Boston College’s popular Gaelic Roots Music, Song, Dance, Workshop and Lecture Series will have a new venue, the Cadigan Alumni Center on Brighton Campus, thanks to a recently established partnership between the Center for Irish Programs and University Libraries with the Alumni Association. more »

Lowell Humanities Series Begins Fall Schedule on Oct. 1

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Sept. 18, 2014

A glance at the fall schedule for the Lowell Humanities Series, which brings some of the world’s brightest literary lights to Boston College. All events take place in Gasson 100 at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public. more »