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Adventurer Ascends the Heights

Adventurer Ascends the Heights

Adventurer and author Erik Weihenmayer '91, H'03, the first blind person to summit Mount Everest, is coming to the Heights to speak to BC students—and alumni can tune in via live stream. Explore more

Tim van Opijnen

Building Up Resistance

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria pose a major threat to public health. Associate Professor of Biology Tim van Opijnen's research into how bacteria respond to the drugs meant to kill them has important implications for the development and use of antibiotics. Discover more.

Students Help Free Innocent Man

Students Help Free Innocent Man

With the help of a BC Law School program, an innocent man has been freed from prison after serving 38 years for a murder he did not commit. Learn more

BC Treasure Lauded

BC Treasure Lauded

The renovation that gave BC's McMullen Museum of Art a new home will receive a prestigious Preservation Achievement Award, honoring the "new life" given to the 1927 Roman Renaissance Revival building. See more

A Middle Eastern Journey

A Middle Eastern Journey

A group of Boston College seniors visited Kuwait to expand their understanding of the Arab world and the relationships between Arab and Western societies—an experience made possible by a gift from a BC family. Read more

Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward

Alumni have been scooping up newly released, special-edition BC socks in recent weeks. More than a way to show Eagle pride, the socks help support financial aid and resources that make the BC experience possible. Discover more

New Eagles Take Flight

New Eagles Take Flight

First Year Academic Convocation kicks off the fall semester with festive ritual and intellectual inspiration on Sept. 7. The Class of 2021 will begin their journey to "Go set the world aflame" with a torch-lit "First Flight" procession from Linden Lane to Conte Forum, where they'll hear from author Lev Golinkin ’04. Read more

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

Join the Class of 2021 by reading Lev Golinkin's memoir A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka, recalling his family's emigration from Ukraine in 1989 after years of anti-Semitism under Communist regime. Learn more

BC Partners with Allston-Brighton

BC Partners with Allston-Brighton

BC's Allston-Brighton Neighborhood Improvement Fund recently announced grants for projects including a playground at the Jackson-Mann Community School, summer teen development programs, and an adaptive sports program for children with disabilities. Discover more

A Constructive Season

Several major projects are in progress at the Heights—including the new recreation center, field house, and sports fields, as well as Devlin Hall renovations—are keeping the heavy equipment moving this summer. Explore more

Alumni Profiles

Thomas Wahhab

Thomas Wahhab '00, MS'14, P'09, '09, '11

IT consultant Thomas Wahhab just celebrated 25 years at BC and is working on his third degree at Woods College. It's a long way from the Liberian civil war he fled with his sons, also now BC grads. Learn more.

Sarah Khan '03

Sarah Khan '03

Award-winning travel writer Sarah Khan recently explored the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius. Her cover story for the New York Times Travel section reveals what lies beyond its spectacular beaches. Explore more.

Mikey Hoag with Maria Carillo, PhD

Michaela Murphy Hoag '86, P'14

BC Trustee Mikey Hoag (right), photographed with Maria Carillo, PhD, the chief science officer of the Alzheimer's Association, was awarded the Jerome H. Stone Philanthropy Award for Alzheimer's Research. Learn more.

DuJuan Daniels '02, MA'04

DuJuan Daniels was a changemaker on the field for the Eagles, and for more than a decade he’s been helping the New England Patriots build their Superbowl powerhouse teams as a scout. Discover more.

 

 

 

 

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