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Photograph of the Dancers

Rock around the clock

Slideshow from @BC

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.


Photo of Ryan Smith '07

The veteran

Story from Boston College Chronicle

Last year, Ryan Smith was a Marine sergeant in the Iraq war. This year, he's a BC freshman.


The Arcadia players at a dress rehearsal

The laughter of discovery

Video from @BC

From waltz lessons, to hip pads, to accent renovation--a behind-the-scenes look at the Boston College Theater Department's recent production of Tom Stoppard's classic play, Arcadia.


Cover of US News and World Report

High marks

Story from Boston College Chronicle

The University's graduate programs in education, social work, and nursing rate among the top 25 in their fields, in the latest US News rankings.


Photograph of Thomas O'Connor

Distant spires

Video from Front Row

1956. The year of Presley, Khrushchev, and poodle skirts. And on Chestnut Hill, a group of faculty and staff made a film about Boston College. Drawn from Front Row archives, a 28-minute glimpse of a lost time and place.


Faculty who received promotions in 2003

Major concerns

Slideshow from @BC

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




MP3'S from the Music Guild

Hear original compositions--acoustic folk tunes, electric guitar riffs, power pop--by members of the BC Music Guild, a student-run network of more than 250 musicians on campus.

Broken news

Satire from the Heights

The Mods to be demolished to make room for an ice cream kiosk. The search for a new CSOM dean to be televised, Apprentice style. MaryAnn's to begin a new policy of washing glasses. Is it the end of the world as we know it? No, it's the Depths, independent student newspaper the Heights's annual April Fool's edition.

Googled: BC women's basketball team

Research from @BC

Boston Globe profiles of a league champion coach and six of her players.

The hunger

Video from Front Row -- with Program notes

In a talk filmed at Boston College, Margaret Kelleher, of the National University of Ireland, discusses the Great Irish Famine as it is remembered and as it has been depicted in public memorials. Program Notes, from the O'Neill Library, include links to photographs of evicted families, the shipboard diary of an immigrant fleeing the famine, articles and engravings from 19th-century Irish and British newspapers, analysis of current hunger crises worldwide, and more.


From Public Affairs

Greenspan on global job loss at BC Finance Conference. Detroit News And CEOs assess telecommunications challenges. Miami Herald (registration required)

WCVB-TV applauds BC's leadership on critical issues

University sponsors faculty-student dinners. Boston Globe

The newest Truman Scholar

Boston Globe praises "stunning" Matta exhibit at the McMullen

Wealth transfer of trillions won't enrich middle-class heirs, says BC institute. Philadelphia Inquirer (registration required)

The meanings of the crucifix, for Jews and Christians. Boston Globe

U.S. losing race for international students, according to study. Christian Science Monitor

Faculty member tracks the second careers of retirees. NPR

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