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'Goodbye, Friend'

By Sean Smith 

Published: July 17, 2014

Crowded in amongst the pews of St. Ignatius Church were former colleagues and students, fellow priests and academics – but whatever their titles or backgrounds, they had known the joy of being called “friend” by William B. Neenan, SJ. more »

Lynch School Program to Certify Bilingual Educators

By Ed Hayward 

Published: July 17, 2014

The Lynch School of Education will launch a program in September to certify bilingual education teachers who work in schools offering dual-language immersion classes where English- and Spanish-speaking students develop fluency in both languages across their academic subjects. more »

‘Pass On Your Light to Others’

By Sean Smith 

Published: May 22, 2014

US Secretary of State John F. Kerry told the Class of 2014 at Monday’s Commencement Exercises that his Boston College education had inspired him to serve others. more »

BC Fellowships Span Globe and Range of Disciplines

By Office of News & Public Affairs 

Published: May 22, 2014

Boston College continues to be one of America’s top producers of Fulbrights – which support a year’s post-baccalaureate study abroad – with nine confirmed at press time; three other students were chosen as alternates more »

One Journey Over, Another to Begin

By Sean Smith 

Published: May 22, 2014

Respected professionals in the student affairs field, husband and wife team Paul Chebator and Mer Zovko are retiring from the University after, respectively, 34 and 25 years  more »

Boston College Study: Hispanics Vital to Future of Catholic Church

By Ed Hayward 

Published: May 8, 2014

Explosive growth of Hispanic Catholics in America has exceeded the Church’s ability to adequately serve this population. A landmark study of Hispanic Catholic parishes by School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor Hosffman Ospino says the Church's response is key to its future. more »

Morken Named Vanderslice Professor of Chemistry

By Ed Hayward 

Published: May 8, 2014

James P. Morken, whose research pursues new methods of chemical synthesis, has been named the Louise and James Vanderslice and Family Professor of Chemistry at Boston College  more »

Lives in Focus

By Sean Smith 

Published: May 8, 2014

Emily Mervosh produced a documentary about a Boston-area schoolgirl who, through a Boston College program, has been able to discover the joys of playing music. more »

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 »