Nation, World & Society / International

Graduates at global service

July 17, 2019

Boston College is among top producers of Peace Corps volunteers for 2019, with 19 alumni at work around the world.

Science, Tech & Health / Biology & Genetics

Targeting cancer

July 16, 2019

An international research team uncovers a drug and diet pairing that could fight a deadly brain cancer.

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

2019 book awards

July 15, 2019

Publications written or edited by Boston College faculty are recognized by the Catholic Press Association, two with first-place honors.

Nation, World & Society / Business & Management

Decrypting ICOs

July 14, 2019

Are they a game-changing disruption of the global financial system—or not? A BC Carroll School researcher weighs in.

Athletics & Recreation / Athletes

'Eagles for others'

July 13, 2019

The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics and the Fiesta Bowl select Boston College as winner of the 2019 Community Service Award.

Science, Tech & Health / Earth, Environment & Sustainability

Our polluted planet

July 12, 2019

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

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Science, Tech & Health / Earth, Environment & Sustainability

Our polluted planet

July 12, 2019

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

July 09, 2019

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

Science, Tech & Health / Nursing & Healthcare

Mastermind

July 07, 2019

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

June 26, 2019

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

June 20, 2019

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

June 15, 2019

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

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Long exposure

July 09, 2019

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

Nation, World & Society / Law & Politics

'We the People'

July 04, 2019

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

June 20, 2019

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

June 15, 2019

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'

May 28, 2019

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

Campus & Community / Students

Take Two

May 13, 2019

Boston College students take stock of their sophomore year experience.

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Campus & Community / Around Campus

Long exposure

July 09, 2019

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

July 05, 2019

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

BC Events / Commencement

Portfolio: Commencement 2019

May 27, 2019

Scenes from the University's 143rd Commencement Exercises.

BC Events / Commencement

Social story

May 25, 2019

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

May 23, 2019

Gallery: BC grads cap off Commencement 2019.

Campus & Community / Alumni

In Boston, six Eagles reporting live

April 08, 2019

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

Also in the News

U.S. industries should no longer be allowed to propose new uses for asbestos while ignoring its inevitable effects on human health, writes BC's Phil Landrigan, M.D., co-author of an op-ed for the New England Journal of Medicine.  Landrigan and the Global Observatory on Pollution and Health he directs, are highlighted by Wired magazine.

After five years serving 10 U.S. dioceses with burgeoning Latino populations, 36 women religious have graduated from the U.S.-Latin American Sisters Exchange Program, and are returning to their home countries with Boston College degrees customized to their needs by the Woods College of Advancing Studies: National Catholic Reporter's Global Sisters Report.

BC School of Social Work Assistant Professor Cal Halvorsen
, weighs in on ageism in presidential politics and racial disparities in entrepreneurship over age 50 in op-eds for PBS Next Avenue, both picked up by Forbes. He also discussed a new poll that found one in four Americans have no intention of ever retiring, as a guest on WGBH 'Greater Boston.'

Weston Observatory Director Alan Kafka, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, discussed the major earthquake in California, and the history of seismic activity in New England, in an interview with WBZ Radio. | Professor John Ebel, senior research scientist at Weston, commented on the California quake in USA Today.

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