Slideshows Archive

Freshman faculty

Freshman faculty

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A sampling of the 44 faculty joining Boston College in the 2014–15 academic year.

Study guides

Study guides

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Undergraduate research fellows of summer 2014 and their mentors.

Small wonders

Small wonders

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The seldom seen pagodas of the orphans of Tushanwan, from an exhibition curated by the history students of Jeremy Clarke, SJ.

On track

On track

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Meet seven of the University’s newly tenured faculty.

Home for the holiday

Home for the holiday

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Faculty and staff welcomed international students for Thanksgiving.

Showtimes

Showtimes

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Spies, saints, and Russian siblings—scenes from three plays staged at the Robsham Theater this fall.

Incoming

Incoming

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On August 29, more than 400 undergraduate volunteers welcomed some 2,000 arriving members of the Class of 2017.

Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing

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Hundreds of University organizations were on display (and in costume) at the annual Student Involvement Fair.

The 137th

The 137th

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From the student parade to Alumni Stadium to the awarding of degrees (and related joy), Boston College’s 137th Commencement.

Troupe maneuvers

Troupe maneuvers

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In high heels, sneakers, and work boots, student dance groups took to the boards at the 2013 Arts Festival.

Mile 21: The day after

Mile 21: The day after

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The evening following the Boston Marathon bombings of April 15, students gathered in front of St. Ignatius Church, near Mile 21, signing get-well posters for two graduate students injured by the blasts. And the University held a Mass for Healing and Hope inside the packed church.

Anniversary moments

Anniversary moments

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From meals-to-go (bound for Burkina Faso) to a sing-along of “For Boston” at Symphony Hall, the 150th celebration is in full swing.

Freshman faculty

Freshman faculty

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A sampling of the 47 tenure-track faculty who joined Boston College for the 2012-13 academic year.

Caught on film

Caught on film

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An elusive photographer left enduring images of the early Heights.

Celebrate

Celebrate

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Boston College’s Sesquicentennial observance begins, with a Mass for some 20,000 alumni, students, faculty, and friends in Fenway Park.

How I will spend my summer vacation

How I will spend my summer vacation

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Interviews with faculty who will be making introductions, plotting, building bridges, and more, courtesy of University TAM grants.

Merit scholars

Merit scholars

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On March 15, University President William P. Leahy, SJ, announced the names of 13 newly tenured faculty members.

Stage presence

Stage presence

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Since the Robsham Theater Arts Center opened in 1981, photographer Lee Pellegrini has been capturing dress rehearsals on the main stage. @BC presents a 30th anniversary review.

All in the family

All in the family

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Portraits from this year’s Parents’ Weekend.

Restoration arts

Restoration arts

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Gasson Hall shines following a face-lift.

Freshman faculty

Freshman faculty

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A sampling of the 42 faculty who joined Boston College for the 2011–12 academic year.

Headmasters

Headmasters

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Urban principals—public and parochial—fill the inaugural class of the Lynch Leadership Academy.

Secrets revealed

Secrets revealed

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At the McMullen Museum, artifacts from a long-lost city offer an early view of multiculturalism.

Into the woods

Into the woods

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The distinctive trees of Boston College.

Freshman faculty

Freshman faculty

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A sampling of the 31 faculty who joined Boston College for the 2010–11 academic year.

Freshmen faculty

Freshmen faculty

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A sampling of the 41 new, tenure-track faculty who arrived at Boston College for the 2009–10 academic year.

Music man

Music man

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Burns Library commemorates the 125th birthday of John McCormack.

Act four

Act four

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The arts took center stage at the close of Hispanic Heritage Month, October 16.

Honor role

Honor role

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Scenes from the dedication of the campus’s new Veterans Memorial Wall, November 11.

Special friend

Special friend

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Images from 1966 to 2008 recall the long and wide-ranging relationship between Senator Edward M. Kennedy and Boston College.

Freshmen faculty

Freshmen faculty

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Two historians, an information systems specialist, and the new director of graduate programs in Hispanic Ministry are among newcomers who discuss their interests.

Freshmen faculty

Freshmen faculty

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From transactions at a Vietnam farmers’ market to cardiac patients who don’t follow doctors’ orders, new faculty members discuss their interests.

Freshmen faculty

Freshmen faculty

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Nine newcomers, including a statistician, a sleep study clinician, and a composer, discuss their work and interests.

Let the campaign begin

Let the campaign begin

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Photos from the gala launch of Light the World on October 11

Freshman faculty

Freshman faculty

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Newcomers’ interests, from human–robot interaction to an 18th-century Damascus barber

When Boston burned

When Boston burned

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Images of the “Great Boston Fire” on exhibit at the Burns Library.

Caught in the act

Caught in the act

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Scenes from the creation of Ashley’s Purpose, a student stage production about a young woman who became a celebrity after being freed by an armed fugitive who kidnapped her.

Freshman faculty

Freshman faculty

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Newcomers, from a victims’ advocate to a chemist generating clean energy with nanotechnology

“Hail, Alma Mater”

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The sights and sounds of the University’s 131st Commencement exercises

Crunch time

Crunch time

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Students talk about study techniques and sleep deprivation as they prepare for final exams.

Hidden masters

Hidden masters

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A curator’s tour of personal favorites from the McMullen Museum’s foray into a neglected sector of European art.

Freshman class III

Freshman class III

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The final installment profiling this year’s new faculty

The art of football

The art of football

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BC bowl posters from the 1940s and 1980s. The Eagles will go to their eighth consecutive bowl game on December 30.

Freshman class II

Freshman class II

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Nine new faculty, and what they care about

Freshman class

Freshman class

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A synthesist, a catalyzer, a climatologist, and an appreciative interpreter of Islamic culture are among the 29 faculty who begin work at Boston College this year.

Daily grace

Daily grace

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The McMullen Museum’s exhibition of Islamic decorative art, Cosmophilia, features more than 120 objects from the seventh to the nineteenth centuries.

Inquiring minds

Inquiring minds

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Portraits of Scholars of the College and their faculty advisors, who talk about their students’ research topics, from Simone de Beauvoir to pterocellin A.

Dual purpose

Dual purpose

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Highlights from Secular/Sacred, an exhibition of medieval art and objects, currently at the McMullen Museum.

Oft-told tales: How Gulliver grew

Oft-told tales: How Gulliver grew

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From book to movies to tchotchkes, how Gulliver grew and grew and grew.

Card catalog

Card catalog

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The Cuala Press was a family-run business in Dublin for most of the 20th century. The family, however, happened to be named Yeats, and among their products was a series of Christmas cards that drew upon the talents of Ireland’s best writers and artists.

Warming up

Warming up

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Sights and sounds from the University’s new music practice studios in Lyons Hall.

The Heights below

The Heights below

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Bird’s-eye views of the Chestnut Hill campus, 1910-1972.

Open house

Open house

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A tour of the Yawkey Center

Codependent study

Codependent study

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2005’s Scholars of the College.

Reflection

Reflection

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Boston College’s new retreat center.

Art and life

Art and life

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Portraits of artworks and their student creators.

Celluloid dreams

Celluloid dreams

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BC honors student filmmakers at the first annual Baldwin Awards.

Chosen ones

Chosen ones

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The tenured class of 2005.

“Accommodations of Desire”

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Images from the McMullen Museum’s exhibit of surrealist art from the remarkable collection of Julien Levy.

February madness

February madness

Slideshow from @BC

Some fans are more than super.

Mr. Shaw

Mr. Shaw

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A new exhibition at the Burns Library reveals a willful, vegetarian, health-obsessed, literary dynamo whose wit still delights, even if his political theories no longer persuade.

While you were out

While you were out

Slideshow from @BC

Life on break.

A child is born

A child is born

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From the McMullen Museum, Burns Library, and St. Mary’s Hall, nine portrayals of Mary and Jesus.

Torch bearers

Torch bearers

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A new student tradition is born.

Remembering

Remembering

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A day at the labyrinth.

Freshman concerns

Freshman concerns

Slideshow from @BC

Nine newly-hired faculty on their scholarly obsessions.

Family feud

Family feud

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A review of highlights (and lowlights) of the BC-Holy Cross football rivalry, from its initiation in 1896, to its demise 82 games later in 1986.

Prime movers

Prime movers

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Reunion attendees recall (and are reunited with) faculty members who changed their lives.

The way we were

The way we were

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A near-century of commencement snapshots from the Burns Library archives, spanning Henry V. Cunningham, who received BC’s first honorary degree in 1892, and Lionel Ritchie, who sang a hit single in Alumni Stadium in 1986.

Arts gallery

Arts gallery

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Images from the sixth annual Boston College Arts Festival.

Major concerns

Major concerns

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Fifteen faculty members who were promoted to tenure or to full professor this year answer the question: What’s on your mind?

Rock around the clock

Rock around the clock

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Part party, part endurance test, an 18-hour dance marathon organized by BC students wore out plenty of sneakers and raised thousands for Children’s Hospital Boston.

Inner fire

Inner fire

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Gargan Hall’s stained glass windows are resplendent with color and light. They are also by turns reverent, mysterious, and whimsical.

History lesson

History lesson

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Boston College’s recent Reflections in Black exhibit attracted an unusually youthful museum audience.

Page turner

Page turner

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Take a journey through Boston College’s two-millionth volume, a 1613 scientific treatise by Galileo Galilei.

Game day

Game day

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The 2003 Boston College–Notre Dame football game.

Moving day

Moving day

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Freshman family portraits, September 2003.

Reflections in Black

Reflections in Black

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Selected images from the recent McMullen Museum exhibit of African-American photography.