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A Boston College Video Minute

Fr. Gasson returns to the hall named in his honor, August 25, 2011.


Freshman faculty

Slideshow from @BC

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


Restoration arts

Slideshow from @BC

Gasson Hall shines following a face-lift.


Status report

Article from Boston College Chronicle

University leaders assessed the progress of Boston College's seven-point Strategic Plan on its fifth anniversary.


Googled: Mike Rawlings '76

Research from @BC

Former Pizza Hut CEO, the new mayor of Dallas was also the city's "homeless czar."



Baby steps

Video from the psychology department

Assistant professor of psychology Sara Cordes describes research conducted at Boston College's Infant and Child Cognition Lab.

Boston College, A to Z

E-book from Linden Lane Press

University historian Thomas O'Connor's new book explores "The Spirit of the Heights," from AHANA to ZBC.

Bits and pieces

Slideshow from the Boston Globe

The Boston Globe looks at the Burns Library's recent and diverse digitization efforts.

Let it roll

Article from Boston College Magazine

Glimpsing America through Frederick Wiseman's lens.

"A chance to make history"

Video from Front Row

Wendy Kopp talks about her struggle to start Teach for America and discusses the future of education reform.


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Tributes to the life and sacrifice of alumnus, 9/11 hero Welles R. Crowther '99. Sampling of coverage: ESPN, Associated Press, Boston Herald

The U.S. has reached a stalemate regarding Muslims in its midst, writes political science professor Peter Skerry. National Affairs

Studies on the new retirement by McIntyre Professor of Economics Joseph Quinn, alumni. U.S. News & World Report

Lynch School Monan Professor Philip Altbach writes on higher education franchising. Times Higher Education

Catholic Conversation Project, co-founded by School of Theology and Ministry dean Mark Massa, SJ, convenes at Boston College. National Catholic Reporter, The Tablet

University historian Thomas O'Connor writes on how the Civil War changed Boston. Boston Globe Magazine

Study on fine arts in ads by Carroll School Assistant Professor Henrik Hagtvedt, colleague. Business News Daily, Science Daily

Psychology Research Professor Peter Gray on the need for play. Sampling of coverage: Daily Express (U.K.), Toronto Sun, Times of India

Carroll School Dean Andy Boynton: "Bad ideas" can turn out to be innovative successes. Forbes

BC Libraries make W.B. Yeats's first, unpublished play available online. Sampling of coverage: Boston Globe, Chronicle of Higher Education, Belfast Telegraph

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