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The lot of the Civil War sketch artist

Interactive feature from @BC

On assignment, these artists sent scenes of war to their newspaper editors, who sometimes saw—and printed—things differently.



slideshow from @BC

From the arrival of the Class of 2013 to construction of a new memorial on campus, images from the fall semester's first weeks.


Catching joy

Boston College Chronicle

Alumna educator Joy Olaes Surprenant '93 heads a program that taps the altruism of pre-K children.


Project Greenway

a boston college minute

Design workshop, Vanderslice Cabaret Room, October 3, 2009




Publication from Boston College

The 2008–09 Annual Report highlights research, classroom innovations, and fieldwork.

Sharing the wealth

newsletter from Boston College Libraries

The University Libraries' autumn e-newsletter celebrates open access—the "unrestricted sharing of research results with everyone, everywhere, for the advancement and enjoyment of knowledge and society."

War stories

article from Boston College Magazine

In anticipation of the University's November 11 dedication of a memorial to alumni who died in the line of duty, Boston College Magazine interviewed seven alumni veterans for their accounts of military service, from World War II to Afghanistan.

Democracy in context

video from Front Row

Anthropologist Thomas Barfield, President of the American Institute for Afghanistan Studies, examines Afghanistan's recent elections through the lens of the country's history and culture.


Soldiers & citizens

Military and Civic Culture in America

November 7, 12:30–5 p.m.
Robsham Theater

Scholars, military leaders, and journalists will take part in a symposium sponsored by the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities, hosted by Boston College.

For more information and free registration, visit the MassHumanities Website


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer addresses 400 area business leaders at Boston College's Chief Executives' Club Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal

Associate professor of English James Smith pursues justice for Magdalen Laundries victims Boston Globe

Irish Voice names President William P. Leahy, SJ, and four others from Boston College to its first "Education 100" list Irish Voice

$1.5 million from National Institutes of Health transforms Chemistry Department's Center for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Office of Public Affairs

Boston College scientists' "EagleEyes" technology helps Utah youth with rare disease communicate with the world Standard-Examiner

Op-ed: Law School's Richard Albert says historical trends point to Romney as GOP's presidential candidate in 2012 The Hill

Academic director of the University's Dublin-based Irish Studies Program coauthors book on Gaelic Athletic Association Irish Times

Center on Wealth and Philanthropy researchers predict history's largest intergenerational transfer of wealth in first half of 21st Century Forbes

Associate professor of nursing Pamela Grace wins national Jesuit book award Office of Public Affairs

ESPN's "GameDay" features the story of Eagles linebacker Mark Herzlich's battle with Ewing's Sarcoma ESPN, The Heights

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