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Boston College's Sesquicentennial observance begins, with a Mass for some 20,000 alumni, students, faculty, and friends in Fenway Park.


Curator's cut

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John Sallis, philosopher and curator of the McMullen Museum's show of 66 works by the artist Paul Klee, puts the spotlight on three telling pieces.


Field studies

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The Screaming Eagles Marching Band in training, Alumni Stadium, August 29, 2012.



Slideshow from @BC

From move-in day to torchlight parade, scenes from the past three weeks.


Into the future

Article from Boston College Chronicle

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, Executive Vice President Patrick Keating, and Provost Cutberto Garza address the annual Convocation for faculty and administrators.



From Boo to Chabon

Website from the Lowell Humanities Series

Novelists, poets, journalists, and scholars will speak during the 55th year of the Lowell lecture series.

Undergraduate journeys

Videos from the Carroll School of Management

A freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior reflect on their experiences at the Carroll School.


Website from the history department

Fifteen movies with election campaigns as their theme are airing on Channel 49, the "history channel," part of the University's closed-circuit cable network. The series runs from September 13 (The Ides of March, 2011) through December 6 (Wag the Dog, 1997).

A parent's rite of passage

Article from Boston College Magazine

After delivering their freshmen to orientation, mothers, fathers, and guardians enjoy a preview of the life and purposes of the University.

In practice

Video from the Connell School of Nursing

Neurocritical-care nurse Ann Riley Finck '65 describes changing models of treatment and a memorable patient.

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With updates, special features, and a day-by-day history of Boston College.


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Sesquicentennial Celebration launch: The University history and heritage in the spotlight. Boston Globe, Boston Sunday Globe , Boston Herald

Q&A: Chemistry Professor Paul Davidovits discusses his research, with BC colleague, on black carbon and climate change. Boston.com, More

Op-ed: Law Professor Daniel Kanstroom, author of new book on deportation law, writes on the subject. New York Times

Sloan Center on Aging and Work Director Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes discusses the center's work with U.S. News & World Report.

Artist Paul Klee is the subject of "a captivating show" at the McMullen Museum. Boston Globe review, preview, more

Founders Professor of Theology James Keenan, SJ, reports on workshop: "Moral Theology in India Today." National Catholic Reporter

Law School student Alejandra Salinas, first Latina president of College Democrats of America, speaks at the DNC 2012. C-SPAN, USA Today

More on the Sesquicentennial Celebration: Fenway Park Mass, campus historical markers, mobile Tour of the Heights

BC included in another "New Ivies" list of the top 10 "rising stars of higher education." Huffington Post

Lynch School Professor Joseph O'Keefe, S.J., named to National Assessment Governing Board. Education Week, US Department of Education, More

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