Nation, World & Society / Business & Management

The future of work

December 13, 2017

Digital technologies are poised to disrupt. Carroll School IS prof Jerry Kane on how best to adapt.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Supporting low-income students

December 12, 2017

BC's Montserrat Coalition and Options Through Education programs are highlighted by U.S. News & World Report.

Nation, World & Society / Sociology

Shaping climate policy

December 11, 2017

Social scientist Andrew Jorgenson talks inequality and climate change with the journal 'Nature.'

BC Events

Advancing Research and Scholarship Day

December 11, 2017

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Ken Hackett ’68 is the keynote speaker.

Nation, World & Society / Sociology

Why do people give?

December 10, 2017

Four major experiences moblize acts of kindness, BC sociologist Paul Schervish tells the Boston Globe.

Campus & Community / Students

Major trends

December 09, 2017

A look at the most popular undergraduate majors and other enrollment stats from the current academic year.

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Athletics & Recreation / Sports

Eagles soar!

December 09, 2017

BC downs No. 1 Duke in front of a sellout crowd at Conte Forum.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Shared discernment

December 08, 2017

Undergraduates in the Woods College Manresa Experience contemplate the difference one life can make.

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

The special spirit of BC

November 29, 2017

BC Hockey Head Coach Jerry York '67 reflects on the influence of Jesuit education.

Campus & Community / Students

Meet the Class of 2021

November 15, 2017

Statistics show continued success in BC's efforts to enroll a student body that is academically excellent as well as diverse.

BC Events

Veterans Remembrance

November 09, 2017

Archbishop of Military Services USA Timothy P. Broglio ’73 will speak at BC's 17th annual Mass and ceremony.

Campus & Community / Announcements

New Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society

November 03, 2017

The multi-disciplinary, collaborative research institute is named in honor of BC Trustee Phil Schiller ’82 and his wife, Kim Gassett-Schiller.

Athletics & Recreation / Sports

Eagles soar!

December 09, 2017

BC downs No. 1 Duke in front of a sellout crowd at Conte Forum.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

College admission primer

November 30, 2017

Insights from BC Director of Undergraduate Admission John Mahoney on WBZ's annual college panel.

Art & Culture / Fine Arts

Art and science

November 30, 2017

In a new podcast, BC environmental studies profs discuss 'Nature's Mirror,' on view at the McMullen Museum.

Campus & Community / Students

Meet the Class of 2021

November 15, 2017

Statistics show continued success in BC's efforts to enroll a student body that is academically excellent as well as diverse.

Campus & Community / Announcements

New Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society

November 03, 2017

The multi-disciplinary, collaborative research institute is named in honor of BC Trustee Phil Schiller ’82 and his wife, Kim Gassett-Schiller.

Nation, World & Society / Social Work

Rohingya Muslims crisis

October 18, 2017

Is the world ignoring ethnic cleansing? BCSSW's Westy Egmont discusses the mass slaughter in Myanmar on NECN.

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Campus & Community / Around Campus

Shared discernment

December 08, 2017

Undergraduates in the Woods College Manresa Experience contemplate the difference one life can make.

Humanities / History

Details in the discards

December 04, 2017

The latest student-curated exhibit in the 'Making History Public' series offers an unusual look back at immigrant life in Boston.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

Portfolio

November 19, 2017

Scenes from the premiere of the new Ken Burns film 'Walden' at Robsham Theater.

Art & Culture / Fine Arts

'Nature's Mirror'

November 13, 2017

The Boston Globe reviews the fall exhibition of Belgian landscapes at the McMullen Museum.

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

Jesuit Studies certificate

October 29, 2017

A one-of-its-kind, immersive program deepens participants' knowledge of Jesuit history, spirituality, and leadership.

BC Events

Pops on the Heights

October 02, 2017

The 25th annual gala featured the Boston Pops, Jennifer Hudson, a tribute to John Williams, and a record $14-million for scholarships.

Advent Reflections

The BC Alumni Association's annual series is penned this year by BC School of Social Work professor Tiziana Dearing, a national voice on social impact, social justice, inequality, and poverty. Read a new reflection for each week of the Advent season.

Community Awareness Bulletin

Boston Police reports that there have been recent residential burglaries off campus, in the Foster Street, Gerald Road area of Brighton. Read full BCPD Community Awareness Bulletin.

Mailroom Hours Change

For the remainder of the semester, all mail centers will close at 4 p.m. M-F. Weekend hours will be unchanged.

Ever to Excel: Advancing Boston College's Mission

Read about The University’s 10-year strategic plan, which focuses on re-envisioning liberal arts education; enhancing the commitment to formation among students, faculty, and staff; bolstering scholarship and research; and expanding connections to Boston and communities around the world.

Also in the News

Net neutrality rules
The FCC is expected to vote to repeal the rules requiring equal access to all internet content. Law School Associate Professor Daniel Lyons comments on WGBH News, at the link above, and in the New York Times.

CVS-Aetna deal
Will it lead to a chain of mergers? BC health economist Sam Richardson weighs in for NBC News.

Leading with mercy

In an essay for Commonweal, Professor of Theology and Law Cathleen Kaveny weighs in on the canonical prohibition against granting Communion to the divorced and civilly remarried.

Strategy on North Korea
Tougher sanctions on North Korea won't solve the problem, BC political scientist Robert Ross tells the Huffington Post.

Charities and the tax bill
BC Law Professor Ray Madoff, director of the school's Forum on Philanthropy and the Public Good, discussed how provisions in both the House and Senate tax bills could hinder donations to charities and non-profits, in an interview on the PRI-WGBH-WNYC talk program 'The Takeaway' (begins at 7:34).

Reviewing sexual assault law
On NECN 'The Take,' BC Law's Kari Hong discussed the need to review the definition and prosecution of rape.

Economic outlook
Associate Professor of Economics Robert Murphy comments to the Associated Press on the outlook for consumer spending and economic growth this holiday season.

Elder care conversations
On NPR 'On Point,' BC School of Social Work's Kathleen McInnis-Dittrich  weighs in on the difficult discussions many families face regarding aging and caregiving.

Preparing dual-language teachers
As Massachusetts re-adopts bilingual education, the Lynch School Teaching Dual Language Learners certificate program is highlighted in a WGBH report on the need for qualified teachers.

CFPB politics
After the drama at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, what happens to its open investigations? BC Law's Patricia McCoy comments to CNN Money.

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University Notices

Athletics Facilities upgrade
Find updates on the ongoing project at the link above.

BC Children's Center lottery
The BC Children's Center is accepting lottery applications for academic year 2018-2019, now through December 8, 2017. More information is available at the link above; click on 'Lottery for preschool openings.'