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On August 29, more than 400 undergraduate volunteers welcomed some 2,000 arriving members of the Class of 2017.



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Hundreds of University organizations were on display (and in costume) at the annual Student Involvement Fair.



Article from Boston College Chronicle

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, executive vice president Patrick Keating, and interim provost Joseph Quinn addressed faculty and staff at the annual University Convocation.


Surround sound

A Boston College Video Minute

Heard on campus, the summer song of 2013.



"Genius grant" awarded

Announcement from the MacArthur Foundation

History professor Robin Fleming is among the 2013 MacArthur Fellows, recognized for her studies of the common folk in the Middle Ages. Read Fleming's articles in Boston College Magazine:


Videos from Semester Online

Boston College's first A&S courses to be offered online (for credit, to a consortium of selective universities) are described by the professors who teach them.

Kitchen confidential: making the menu

Video from Boston College Dining Services

The creation of menu items, from test-kitchen tastings to student feedback.

Freshman faculty


New faculty members join the departments of biology, economics, music, sociology, and theology.

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English Department: Author, Associate Professor Amy Boesky among "leading campus celebrities" this year; Professor Carlo Rotella writes on education issues. Time Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Boston Globe

WCVB-TV "Chronicle" features Bapst Art Library as "hidden treasure," urban garden project by Lynch School Associate Professor Michael Barnett. Bapst, Barnett

BC retains 31st ranking among national universities in U.S. News & World Report; rose to 36th in "Great Schools, Great Prices." Carroll School rose to 22nd in "Best in Undergraduate Business Schools." More

Physicists lead international research team, reveal insulator's mass appeal. Sampling of coverage: Chem Europe, Science Daily, PhysOrg

Lynch School Center for International Higher Education Director Philip Altbach writes on college rankings in higher education. U.S. News & World Report

Faculty offer commentary on the crisis in Syria. Sampling of outlets: BostonMagazine.com, NE Cable News, Fox News Boston

Alumnus' Boston-based food delivery service ranked by Inc. Magazine as 119th fastest-growing US company, 7th in Mass. More, Inc. 5000

Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing writes that the social contract needs social justice. Huffington Post

Law School ranks 7th on U.S. News & World Report "short list" for return on investment; new book cites Professor Ingrid Hillinger as top law teacher. U.S. News & World Report, More

Theologians discuss celibacy and the priesthood. Fox News Boston, NBC.com

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