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Jesuit with a Bullhorn

The way we were

Slideshow from @BC

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.


A Girl's Best Friend, by Adj. Assoc. Prof. Andrew Tavarelli

Local talent

Story from Boston College Chronicle

A showcase of six contemporary Massachusetts artists, and a retrospective of abstractionist Sarah Westlake, have opened at the McMullen.


Alumni with Faculty

Prime movers

Slideshow from @BC

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


Tim Russert

Parting words

Story from Boston College Chronicle

Tim Russert, host of Meet the Press and parent of an incoming freshman, keynotes Commencement ceremonies. View Russert's talk


Kia Rozier '04

Remembering Kia

Video from @BC

On April 4, 2004, friends of the late Kia Rozier '04, a gifted classical musician, held a memorial concert of music she loved.



Fresh prints

Theses from the Undergraduate Honors Program Class of 2004

The fruits of senior-year research on Japanese electoral politics, religious angst in Mahler, icosahedral polynomials, spinning a war, Gatsby's gorgeous car, and more.

Meal clans

Story from Boston College Magazine

In BC's dining halls, campus conference rooms, and local eateries, finding food for thought.

Sugar rush

Faculty blog

Creative writing professor Steve Almond chronicles the oddities and calories encountered on the book tour for his recently published love letter to sweets, Candyfreak.

Self improvement

Video from Front Row -- with Program notes

Leon Kass, MD, chair of the President's Council on Bioethics, speaks on what he calls the "most neglected topic in public bioethics": The pursuit of personal goals of happiness and perfection. Program Notes from the O'Neill Library provide links to topics that range from cyborg citizens and designer children to the place of disgust in legal thought.


From Public Affairs

Study sees advantages to delayed baby boomer retirement. WHDH News

BC-Vietnam partnership to train pastoral ministers. National Catholic Reporter

The "spiritual force" of consumerism. National Catholic Reporter

Applause for Options Through Education. Boston Globe

Fulbright winners talk about faculty mentors. BC Chronicle

BC study tracks urban coyotes. Boston Globe

BC and BU share leukemia grant. Medical News Today

Organic chemist is BC Teacher of the Year. Boston Globe

BC junior pitcher is top Cardinals pick.

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