Nation, World & Society / Education

Lynch School's Hargreaves retires

January 23, 2018

Thomas More Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves is a renowned international expert on education reform.

Science, Tech & Health / Nursing & Healthcare

New associate dean for Pre-Health Programs

January 22, 2018

Rafael Luna is former executive director of the BC-based National Research Mentoring Network.

Science, Tech & Health / Earth, Environment & Sustainability

Jurassic moths

January 20, 2018

A BC scientist traces the existence of moths and butterflies to 50 million years before the emergence of flowers.

Nation, World & Society / Business & Management

New Carroll School site

January 19, 2018

Explore the newly redesigned website for BC's Carroll School of Management.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

BC 9th in U.S. in AI survey

January 18, 2018

What if college rankings resulted from an assessment by artificial intelligence?

Campus & Community / Announcements

BC implements MyinTuition

January 17, 2018

BC joins leading universities in implementing a quick, easy college cost estimator for prospective students.

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Science, Tech & Health / Earth, Environment & Sustainability

Jurassic moths

January 20, 2018

A BC scientist traces the existence of moths and butterflies to 50 million years before the emergence of flowers.

Campus & Community / Alumni

Show of force

January 05, 2018

Scientist, educator, and advocate Liz O'Day '06 takes an entrepreneurial approach to fighting disease.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

BC among Kiplinger's 'Best College Values'

January 02, 2018

Boston College ranks 18th among U.S. private universities on Kiplinger Magazine's 2018 list.

BC Events

Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2017

VIDEO: Scenes from the season at the Heights.

BC Events

Deck the Heights

December 23, 2017

Photos and video from BC's annual Christmas tree lighting.

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

'The Holy Spirit'

December 14, 2017

A collection of essays by 17 scholars is the second collaborative book from BC's School of Theology and Ministry.

BC Events

Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2017

VIDEO: Scenes from the season at the Heights.

BC Events

Deck the Heights

December 23, 2017

Photos and video from BC's annual Christmas tree lighting.

Nation, World & Society / International

Refugee experience

December 17, 2017

A traveling portal enabled members of the BC community to connect with and learn about refugees abroad.

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.

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Art & Culture / Music

Milestone for a maestro

December 31, 2017

BC's John Finney reflects on 25 years leading the University Chorale.

BC Events

Deck the Heights

December 23, 2017

Photos and video from BC's annual Christmas tree lighting.

Campus & Community / Students

The art of study

December 18, 2017

BC's McMullen Museum provided an inspiring backdrop during study days.

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.

Also in the News

Dilemmas for higher ed
The political currents of the past year will continue to have an impact on higher education in 2018 and beyond, writes Lynch School of Education Research Professor Philip Altbach for University World News.

Trump and immigration
African and African Diaspora Studies faculty react to President Trump's reported use of vulgar language with regard to Haiti and countries in Africa: On NPR 'All Things Considered' (at the link above), Associate Professor of French Régine Michelle Jean-Charles and on NBC-Boston,  Associate Professor of Sociology Zine Magubane.

Dual-language first
In partnership with the BC's Roche Center for Catholic Education, the Archdiocese of Omaha plans to launch its first dual-language education program.

Wave of the future
BC geophysicist Carling Hay discussed the impact of Boston's rising tides, such as the record high that followed the Jan. 4 blizzard, with NBC-Boston.

Immigration policy reform
BC Law's Kari Hong weighs in on President Trump's proposal to 'trade' DREAMers protection for a border wall in an op-ed for WBUR 'Cognoscenti' (at the link above), and on the 'rule of law' as it pertains to sanctuary cites in a piece for The Crime Report.

A python regime
In The American Interest, Martha Bayles of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences writes on the gradual, deadly constriction of freedom in Cambodia.

'Time's up'
On NECN 'The Take,' BCSSW's Tiziana Dearing discussed a 2018 agenda for putting #MeToo into action. She also wrote about the challenges facing workplaces moving forward, for WBUR 'Cognoscenti.'

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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.

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.'