Nation, World & Society / Education

Gold medal for lifetime achievement

APF honors Lynch School Professor Janet E. Helms for for her contributions to psychology in the public interest.

Campus & Community / Students

Weeks of welcome

New enhancements to BC's annual rite of introduction for first-year students.

Campus & Community / Announcements

New VP for Development

UVA VP Amy Yancey will join BC's University Advancement division as vice president for development.

Campus & Community / Alumni

Learning from others; giving back

BC graduate Joseph Rizzuto ’15, now in medical school, is creating his own service-learning tradition in Nepal.

Science, Tech & Health / Physics

Energy Research Award

BC physicist and quantum materials researcher Ilija Zeljkovic is selected for a U.S. Department of Energy program.

Campus & Community / Faculty

In Memoriam: Charles F. Smith Jr

Boston College’s first tenured African-American faculty member died on Aug. 1 at the age of 86.

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Campus & Community / Announcements

BC among 'best college values'

Boston College is ranked 20th among the nation's private colleges and universities in Kiplinger's 2019 'Best College Values' survey.

Science, Tech & Health / Earth, Environment & Sustainability

Our polluted planet

Led by acclaimed epidemiologist and public health champion Philip Landrigan ’63, a new BC program takes on a global killer.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Long exposure

Director of photography Gary Wayne Gilbert reflects on three decades behind the lens for Boston College.

Science, Tech & Health / Nursing & Healthcare

Mastermind

Connell School of Nursing Professor Ann Burgess helped revolutionize the way the FBI investigates serial killers—and became an inspiration for Netflix's 'Mindhunter.'

Athletics & Recreation / Department News

Pete Frates Center

New indoor baseball and softball facility in Harrington Athletics Village named in honor of ALS hero, former Eagles captain Pete Frates ’07.

Nation, World & Society / Social Work

Child soldiers, adult lives

Families and communities are central to recovery for Sierra Leone's former child soldiers, BC researchers find in 15-year study of war-affected youth.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

A year to remember

A look back at the top 10 social media posts of the 2018-19 academic year.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Long exposure

Director of photography Gary Wayne Gilbert reflects on three decades behind the lens for Boston College.

Nation, World & Society / Law & Politics

'We the People'

How has the Declaration of Independence influenced the U.S. Constitution? In a podcast, BC political scientist Ken Kersch weighs in.

Nation, World & Society / Social Work

Child soldiers, adult lives

Families and communities are central to recovery for Sierra Leone's former child soldiers, BC researchers find in 15-year study of war-affected youth.

Campus & Community / Students

On top of Africa

From attending college to summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro, Nick Claudio ’22 hasn’t let blindness stop him from reaching new heights.

BC Events / Commencement

'The Opposite of Loneliness'

VIDEO: A farewell to the Boston College Class of 2019.

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Campus & Community / Around Campus

Long exposure

Director of photography Gary Wayne Gilbert reflects on three decades behind the lens for Boston College.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Game Over at the Plex

Goodbye to the rec center we loved to hate to love.

BC Events / Commencement

Portfolio: Commencement 2019

Scenes from the University's 143rd Commencement Exercises.

BC Events / Commencement

Social story

A day of joy and celebration for the BC Class of 2019 through the lens of social media.

BC Events / Commencement

Up close and personal

Gallery: BC grads cap off Commencement 2019.

Campus & Community / Alumni

In Boston, six Eagles reporting live

Morrissey College alumnae are using their liberal arts degrees to keep the public informed.

Construction Update: Comm. Ave. Garage

Pedestrian access from the 5th floor of the Commonwealth Ave. Garage to Maloney Hall and O'Neill Library will be closed for construction through Friday, September 20. Please use the Commonwealth Ave. Garage elevators or stairwells to Campanella Way or to the garage roof to access lower and middle campus.

Also in the News

Grandparents, whether near or far, can shape the faith life of their grandchildren, according to School of Theology and Ministry Professor Thomas Groome, who comments for America magazine.

School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Hosffman Ospino writes on Catholics and immigrants in a column for Catholic News Service.  

Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures Régine Jean-Charles weighs in on proper representation of French involvement in the slave trade and the experiences of enslaved people. More

Bryan Blakeley, executive director of the Center for Digital Innovation in Learning, discusses the importance of research in the adoption of new ed-tech tools aimed at improving student learning: Inside Higher Ed.

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University Notices

Ever to Excel: Advancing Boston College's Mission
Read about The University’s 10-year strategic plan.