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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 »

'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 »


Around Campus

BC Scenes

Students cooking in a row, alongside their professor

Commencement 2015

More photos can be found on the BC Flickr page.

"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

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 »

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 »