Campus & Community / Announcements

BC Forward

A resource on protocols, vaccination, and FAQs related to the 2021-22 academic year.

Athletics & Recreation / Athletes

Eagle at the Olympics

BC soccer grad Kristie Mewis '13 is one of five midfielders representing the U.S. at the Tokyo Olympics.

Campus & Community / Announcements

BC welcomes new trustees

Eight new board members are drawn from a range of professional backgrounds.

Nation, World & Society / International

Peer pressure

A BC-led study finds social networks play a powerful role in adoption of clean cooking fuel in India.

Humanities / Language

AAUW American Fellowship winner

The American Association of University Women awards the distinction to Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies Wan Sonya Tang.

Campus & Community / Students

"It's been a crazy journey"

It began with emigration from Guatemala. At BC, Augustin P. Rac '21 balanced academics, service, entrepreneurship, and the successful pursuit of U.S. citizenship.

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Campus & Community / Students

A story to tell

Rising junior Kudzai Kapurura celebrates her bicultural identity through award-winning poetry and public speaking.

Campus & Community / Announcements

BC names new Student Affairs VP

Shawna Cooper-Gibson, vice president for student services at Seton Hall University, will assume her new role on August 9.

Campus & Community / Students

Keeping the faith

BC pitcher Samrath Singh is believed to be the first observant Sikh ever to play Division 1 baseball.

Science, Tech & Health / Biology & Genetics

Finding the 'missing link'

The discovery of a billion-year-old fossil offers new insight into animal evolution, BC researcher says.

Campus & Community / Alumni

Living lives of purpose

Survey results show 93 percent of BC Class of 2020 grads are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or engaged in a fellowship or volunteer experience.

BC Events / Commencement

'BC gave me a license to dream big'

Hariharan Shanmugam '21 of the Carroll School of Management wins this year's Finnegan Award, Boston College's highest undergraduate Commencement honor.

Campus & Community / Students

A story to tell

Rising junior Kudzai Kapurura celebrates her bicultural identity through award-winning poetry and public speaking.

Campus & Community / Students

Keeping the faith

BC pitcher Samrath Singh is believed to be the first observant Sikh ever to play Division 1 baseball.

Campus & Community / Alumni

Living lives of purpose

Survey results show 93 percent of BC Class of 2020 grads are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or engaged in a fellowship or volunteer experience.

Campus & Community / Students

Final Takes

Graduating Boston College seniors reflect on their final year on the Heights.

Campus & Community / Students

Rewind: 2020-21

It was a year unlike any other. Here's a look back.

Campus & Community / Students

Spring on the Heights | 2021

VIDEO: Boston College students take advantage of the sunshine, warmer weather, and outdoor offerings that come with springtime on the Heights.

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BC Events / Commencement

PHOTOS: A joyful day

Commencement 2021 provided a jubilant closing to a challenging year.

BC Events / Commencement

Prepare for the 'Great Unmasking'

Nationally noted columnist, commentator, and bestselling author David Brooks urges Class of 2021 to practice 'social closeness and social courage'

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Engagement, outdoors

BC departments and offices collaborate on ways for students to spend time outdoors in the company of others.

Nation, World & Society / Business & Management

#EaglesAtHome

Carroll School of Management students share photos of their remote learning spaces.

Science, Tech & Health / Nursing & Healthcare

'Humbling, heartbreaking, beautiful'

Faces of the pandemic frontlines captured by Connell School alumna and ER nurse Adeline Egan.

Art & Culture / Fine Arts

'Indian Ocean Currents'

The McMullen Museum presents an exploration of climate change by six leading artists.

What's Happening

Also in the News

Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson is among 50 women over 50 who are "leading the way in impact" and "changing their communities and the world." Forbes | The scholar-turned-Substack- star talks about her newsletter and 19th-century parallels with today’s U.S. politics in an interview with the Financial Times.  

A study of real-life data by the Center for Retirement Research has found that less than a quarter of 65-year-olds will require the type of intensive care—both in terms of severity of the illness and length of recovery—that causes so much financial drain. CRR research economist Anqi Chen discussed the findings with Forbes.

Coping With Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the Modern State, new from Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence, is deemed a refreshing, provocative take on history and its place in current geopolitics in a review by the Wall Street Journal.

Pope Francis has revoked the ruling of Pope Benedict XVI that allowed any Catholic priest to celebrate Mass using the rubrics of the pre-Vatican II liturgy. School of Theology and Ministry Professor John Baldovin, S.J., provides historical perspective for America and comments in the Boston Globe.

Lynch School Professor Jacqueline Lerner discusses ways to reduce the number of rural youths disconnected from school or work, and related topics, in a Q&A with WalletHub.com.

 

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University Notices

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