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'The Givenness of Life, the Grace of Life'

By Sean Smith 

Published: May 21, 2015

A college graduation represents an important milestone in adult life, Chicago Archbishop Blase Joseph Cupich told the Boston College Class of 2015 at Monday’s Commencement Exercises, but he urged graduates to hold onto one important trait of childhood: the “innate appreciation of the givenness of life.” more »

A Love of BC, In Many Words

By Jack Dunn

Published: May 21, 2015

Rebecca “Reba” Hatcher ’16 has never been shy about sharing her love for Boston College. The New York City native and accounting and sociology major found the perfect outlet for her affection freshman year when she joined Boston College’s Student Admission Program (SAP), where she was given the opportunity to direct admissions tours for prospective students. more »

More Success in Fellowships

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: May 21, 2015

Boston College graduating seniors, current undergraduates and graduate students alike earned prestigious fellowships for the 2015-16 academic year. Here's look at Fulbright winners and alternates.  more »

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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

Parting Thoughts

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: May 21, 2015

Retiring faculty, staff bid Boston College farewell with some final words. more »

Lessons Learned

By Rosanne Pellegrini 

Published: May 21, 2015

Elizabeth Stief, a Carroll School of Management Honors Program student who distinguished herself on campus through outstanding academics, leadership and service, received the Edward H. Finnegan SJ, Award at the University’s 139th Commencement Exercises on Monday. more »

BC to Explore Study, Research in Turkey

By Ed Hayward 

Published: May 21, 2015

A group of eight faculty will travel to the Republic of Turkey next month to meet with academic, political, cultural and religious leaders as part of an Office of International Programs initiative to expand research and study opportunities for faculty and students in less frequently visited countries.  more »

Seniors to Remember

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: May 7, 2015

Five seniors from the class of 2015 talk about their Boston College experiences. more »

Do Consumers Like Ads with Statements? It's Questionable.

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: May 7, 2015

Promotional phrases consisting of a simple question have often been successful in the marketplace, but are they more effective than a simple statement? That depends, according to Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of Marketing Henrik Hagtvedt, whose recent research project examines whether replacing a period with a question mark, or vice versa, in an advertising slogan affects whether a consumer makes a purchase. more »