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Rappaport Center Moving to BC Law This Spring

By Jack Dunn

Published: Jan. 15, 2014

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy will move to Boston College Law School as a result of a $7.53 million gift from the Phyllis & Jerome Lyle Rappaport Foundation. The gift, the largest in the 85-year history of BC Law, will fund the Rappaport Center and the Jerome Lyle Rappaport Visiting Professorship in Law and Public Policy at the school.  more »

In A New Light

By Sean Smith

Published: Jan. 15, 2014

Take a tour through the newly renovated St. Mary’s Hall, and one word comes up repeatedly in conversations about the changes to the 88-year-old building, the second oldest on the Boston College campus. Brighter. more »

Economics Again Tops the List of Most Popular Majors

By Sean Smith 

Published: Jan. 15, 2015

For the third consecutive year, economics is the most popular undergraduate major at Boston College more »

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Season of Worship, Music and Cheer

With the holiday season in full swing, Boston College was the site for numerous events and activities, including the annual University Chorale and Symphony Orchestra Christmas concert at Trinity Chapel on Newton Campus; the Alumni Association’s “Winter Wonderland” for families (above). For more of this week's best photos, visit the BC Flickr page.

Baccalaureate Mass

For some Boston College students, the end of the fall 2014 semester also marked the close of their years at the Heights. The annual Baccalaureate Mass for seniors who have completed their undergraduate requirements was held Dec. 15 in Gasson 100.

Bechdel, Lehane, Ferriter Among Humanities Series Speakers

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Jan. 15, 2015

The Lowell Humanities Series, which sponsors campus appearances by high profile, distinguished authors, begins its spring semester schedule later this month. Here’s a look at the line-up.  more »

Network Puts the Focus on Energy and Environmental Interests

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Jan. 15, 2014

Now in its fifth year, the Boston College Energy and Environment Alumni Network (BCEEAN) has quickly emerged as one of the largest alumni affinity groups, its growth rooted in the number of BC graduates working in a range of professions tied to the energy and environment sectors.  more »

Nature Provides Blueprint for Physicists

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Jan. 15, 2015

The next generation of light-manipulating networks may take their lead from designs inspired by spiders and leaves, according to a report from two Boston College physicists and colleagues from South China Normal University.  more »

BC Launches a ‘Career Community’ to Link Students, Alumni

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Jan. 15, 2015

Boston College students can get advice directly from BC alumni on LinkedIn through the Career Center's new Boston College Career Community more »

Providing Answers in a Time of Questions

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Jan. 15, 2014

With last week’s attacks in Paris and jury selection underway for the trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, terrorism has been in the national and international news – and so have Boston College faculty experts.  more »