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Secretary of State Kerry to Address Class of 2014

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

US Secretary of State John F. Kerry, a Boston College Law School graduate and former senior US senator from Massachusetts regarded as one of America’s most eminent senior statesmen, will address the graduates at the University’s 138th annual Commencement Exercises on May 19.  more »

Walsh Visits Alma Mater

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

Earning his bachelor’s degree at age 43 from the James A. Woods, SJ, College of Advancing Studies took personal perseverance, but also a network of supporters who encouraged him to pursue his dream of becoming a college graduate, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh told members of the Woods College Class of 2014 on Tuesday night.  more »

Patrick, Menino, Davis Headline Clough Event

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Apr. 24, 2014

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, and former Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis will join CNN’s John King in Robsham Theater on May 7 for a Clough Colloquium discussion about the leadership challenges they faced in the wake of last year’s Boston Marathon attack.  more »

“Lost Pagodas Found! From Shanghai to Boston”

By Jack Dunn

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

Twenty-five Boston College students studying in a Chinese history course have solved a mystery that had baffled officials at a museum in China for years: the whereabouts of 86 hand-made model pagodas that were built by children in an orphanage where the museum now stands.  more »

Carroll School Rises to 4th in BW Rankings

By Sean Hennessey 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

Boston College’s Carroll School of Management has climbed into the top five of the best undergraduate business schools in the country, according to new rankings out today by Bloomberg BusinessWeek more »

Erickson Named to New Endowed Asst. Professorship

By Sean Smith 

Published: Apr. 10, 2014

Assistant Professor of Political Science Jennifer Erickson has been named the White Family Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor more »

Trustees Set Tuition and Budget for 2014-2015

By Patricia Delaney 

Published: Mar. 27, 2014

The Board of Trustees set tuition for the 2014-2015 academic year at $46,670, as part of a 3.6 percent overall increase in tuition, fees, room and board. more »

Healthy Outlook

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Mar. 27, 2014

For Loic Assobmo ’15, launching an initiative to provide public health information to rural Africans isn’t simply about social entrepreneurship. For him, it’s personal. more »

Biology Major Matthew Evans Is Latest BC Goldwater Winner

By Ed Hayward 

Published: Mar. 27, 2014

Biology major Matthew F. Evans ’15, whose research interests focus on the neurobiology of cell growth, has been awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, considered the premier undergraduate fellowship in the sciences  more »

A&S Dean Quigley Named Provost

By Jack Dunn

Published: Mar. 13, 2014

David Quigley, dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences since 2009, as provost and dean of faculties for Boston College more »