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The Long Wait

By Sean Smith 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

Few at BC know that Prof. Sharlene Hesse-Biber twice battled breast cancer or that her sister and mother were going through the same struggle. Her new research focuses on the impact of cancer on families and individuals more »

More to the Story

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

Moments from the first 150 years of Boston College have been captured in words and images in the newly published book, The Heights: An Illustrated History of Boston College, 1863–2013  more »

 CTE Director John Rakestraw
Center for Teaching Excellence Combines Teaching Tech Resources

By Sean Smith 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

Boston College’s recently opened Center for Teaching Excellence aims to help faculty members refine their craft in the most comprehensive way possible more »

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The Boston College Farmer's Market made it's annual appearance at Corcoran Commons this fall, enabling students like Patrick Einhorn '15 to use dining plan dollars to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and locally made bread. BC Flickr page

Follow the story of 6 students from across the country as they share their stories about the impact of financial aid.  Video produced by Sean Casey, Office of News and Public Affairs.

Singing with the Voices in Their Hearts

By Sean Smith 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

Bria Coleman ’15 thought she was all done with singing when she arrived at Boston College as a freshman. But that was before she met the Voices of Imani, BC’s gospel choir. more »

Scholarship Winner Relishing BC Experience

By Kathleen Sullivan 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

Freshman Xavier Husser has relished his first weeks at Boston College: a bustling campus, challenging classes and a full calendar of events and activities, including an exciting football game.  more »

Lynch School Researchers Win Grant for ELL Program

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Oct. 16, 2014

A team led by Lynch School of Education Associate Professor Patrick Proctor has been awarded a three-year, $1.47 million grant from the US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences more »

Filipino President Recalls 'Formative Years' in Boston

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Oct. 2, 2014

Speaking to a Robsham Theater audience on Sept. 21, Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III recalled his Jesuit education and the long-standing ties between his family and Boston College dating back to the early 1980s when they lived on Commonwealth Avenue, just steps from campus. more »

'Forum' Opens Robsham Season

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Oct. 2, 2014

Dubbed Broadway’s greatest farce, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” is the first of two productions at Robsham Theater Arts Center this fall.  more »