Campus & Community / Announcements

Reopening Boston College

Information, testing updates, and answers to frequently asked questions about the fall semester.

Nation, World & Society / Law & Politics

The politics of school reopenings

A BC researcher finds local political conditions play a big role in whether K-12 public schools offer in-person classes this fall.

Nation, World & Society / Sociology

The 'gig' economy

It showed promise. What went wrong? A new book by BC sociologist Juliet Schor sheds light on the sharing economy.

Campus & Community / Alumni

In Memoriam: Thomas A. Vanderslice

The accomplished scientist and businessman, BC alumnus, benefactor, and former trustee has died at age 88.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Toward a more just America

BC Law Dean Vincent Rougeau, inaugural director of the Boston College Forum on Racial Justice in America, talks about the new initiative.

Nation, World & Society / Education

'Migration Narratives'

A new book co-authored by Lynch School Dean Stanton Wortham explores a Mexican migrant community’s growth in an American town.

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Nation, World & Society / Sociology

The 'gig' economy

It showed promise. What went wrong? A new book by BC sociologist Juliet Schor sheds light on the sharing economy.

Science, Tech & Health / Mathematics

A tough knot to crack

The Conway knot problem confounded mathematicians for more than fifty years. Lisa Piccirillo ’13 solved it in less than a week.

Campus & Community / Students

BC has nation's third-highest graduation rate for Pell Grant recipients

Rate reflects University efforts to enroll first-generation, low-income students, historically under-represented in higher education.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

VIDEO: September 2020

Some things have changed at BC, but the commitment to learning, and sense of community and caring, remain the same.

Nation, World & Society / Education

Formative education thriving at Boston College

Efforts to promote and support a formative experience for students persevere—and flourish, survey shows.

Campus & Community / Faculty

BC reports increase in faculty diversity

Strategic commitment to diversity results in consistent upward trend in the hiring of women and persons of color.

Science, Tech & Health / Mathematics

A tough knot to crack

The Conway knot problem confounded mathematicians for more than fifty years. Lisa Piccirillo ’13 solved it in less than a week.

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

Service of Hope and Reconciliation

Watch a video of the first public event of BC's Forum on Racial Justice in America.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

VIDEO: September 2020

Some things have changed at BC, but the commitment to learning, and sense of community and caring, remain the same.

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

"Preaching from Sr. Thea's Kitchen"

A new Campus Ministry initiative amplifies Black voices from the BC community.

Campus & Community / Announcements

An evening with Bruce Springsteen

The iconic songwriter and performer shared perspectives on education, personal relationships, democracy, and rock and roll in webcast with BC's Class of 2024

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

Video: Mass of the Holy Spirit

VIDEO: A centuries-old tradition at Jesuit universities to open the academic year continues at Boston College.

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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.

Campus & Community / Alumni

In Memoriam: Pete Frates '07

The former BC Baseball captain and champion of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies at age 34.

BC Events

Pops on the Heights raises $12.3M

BC's largest fundraising event for financial aid featured the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and special guest Leslie Odom Jr.

Art & Culture / Fine Arts

New at the McMullen

Four innovative, exclusive exhibitions at BC's McMullen Museum of Art this fall.

What's Happening

Also in the News

A study co-authored by BC political scientist Michael Hartney finds that local political conditions—not science or the severity of COVID-19—were the most important factor in determining whether K-12 public school districts chose to offer in-person classes this fall. New York Times

BC Law Professor Kent Greenfield responds to Amy Coney Barrett's "originalist" view that the meaning of the U.S. Constitution's text does not change over time: WBUR Cognoscenti | While Barrett's nomination highlights the rise of Catholics on the Supreme Court, Catholics do not share identical views on all issues, School of Theology and Ministry Professor Thomas Groome tells the Boston Globe

Social media companies face heightened scrutiny and pressure to do more to keep their platforms from becoming vectors of misinformation, election meddling, and all-around disorder. Associate Professor of Communication Michael Serazio comments: Bloomberg News

Associate Professor Emeritus of Theology Rev. Robert Imbelli explores the significance of the writings of influential 20th-century theologian Karl Rahner, S.J., to present and future Christians, in an essay for America magazine.

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University Notices

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