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Four graduating seniors with video cameras share scenes from the 135th Commencement Day, May 23.


Big tent

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The Class of 1961 welcomed the Class of 2011 into the Boston College Alumni Association on May 20.


Outward bound

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Plans and projects of 19 new Fulbright Scholars and alternates.



Slideshow from @BC

June 2011 | From the march down Higgins Stairs to the last refrain of "Hail! Alma Mater!", more views of Boston College's 135th Commencement.



Fiction to film

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Chuck Hogan '89 and English professors Carlo Rotella and Christopher Wilson discuss the making of the movie The Town, based on Hogan's 2004 novel, Prince of Thieves.

Oral argument

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In an appearance on Greater Boston, News and Public Affairs director Jack Dunn, Center for Irish Programs director Thomas Hachey, and Boston Globe columnist Kevin Cullen discuss the U.S. Attorney's Office subpoena of materials from Boston College's oral history project on the Troubles in Northern Ireland.


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Dennis Carr '11, known for his four years as the Piano Guy, gave a final performance in the Eagle's Nest on May 5.


Video from Frontline

In his film The Silence, producer Tom Curran '86 recounts the sexual abuse of native children by Jesuit missionaries in Alaska during the 1960s and 1970s.

Search engine

Article from Boston College Magazine

Carroll School dean and author Andy Boynton on finding and tending the good ideas.


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to Class of 2011: value community, civility. Boston Globe Q&A (second item), Boston.com, photos

BC "ambassador" Senior VP James P. McIntyre awarded honorary degree at Commencement. Boston Herald

Mayor Menino addresses leaders at a Citizen Seminar, presented by BC's Chief Executives' Club of Boston. Boston Herald, More Herald coverage, Boston Globe

English Associate Professor James Smith credited with central role in "Justice for Magdalenes" efforts. Sampling of coverage: New York Times, TheJournal.ie, Irish Central

Carroll School Dean Andy Boynton to young professionals: let the learning begin. Forbes

Essay: Theology Associate Professor Rev. Robert Imbelli suggests topics for bishops, theologians seeking common ground. America (pdf)

Clough Center Senior Fellow James Q. Wilson: despite predictions, economic downturn has not led to more crime. Wall Street Journal

Earth and Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Dominic Papineau, colleagues: timing early emerging life. Sampling of coverage: Astrobiology Magazine, Science Codex

Carroll School Associate Professor Marta Geletkanycz co-authors study on benefits of outside board seats. Wall Street Journal, Toronto Globe and Mail

Op-eds: Lynch School Monan Professor Philip Altbach writes on higher education challenges in the Middle East. The Hindu, Times Higher Education

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