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The last word

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On April 20, 1963, President John F. Kennedy delivered the culminating speech of the University's Centennial celebration.


Grand opening

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On November 9, the University Chorale premiered "God's Grandeur," five poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJ, set to music by Professor Thomas Oboe Lee.


Past forward

Interactive feature from @BC

A 1908 topographic map of the Heights, commissioned a year after Boston College's purchase, captures a farmscape on the verge of transformation. Digital enhancements tell the rest.


Interview with Mary McAleese

Article from Boston College Chronicle

The former president of Ireland and current Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies discussed canon law, the Good Friday Agreement, and her time on the Heights.



Slideshow from @BC

Spies, saints, and Russian siblings—three plays staged at the Robsham Theater this fall.


Military formation

A Boston College Video Minute

Before the annual remembrance ceremony on November 11, the scene at the Veterans Memorial Wall.



Faculty blog

From the Historical Society Blogspot

History professor Heather Cox Richardson's subjects range from President Grover Cleveland (who served two terms, but not consecutively) to the CSS Georgia ("The Ladies' Ram"), a Civil War ironclad funded by the women of Savannah.

A day in the life

Video from the Screaming Eagles Marching Band

A student musician's experiences are "almost like everyone else's."

Invasion: Diaries and memories of war in Iraq

Exhibition at the Boson College Law School Library

In March 2003, Marine Lieutenant Timothy McLaughlin, JD'09, was at the vanguard of the Iraq invasion. His personal journals form the nucleus of an exhibition organized by writer Peter Maass and photographer Gary Knight.


Video excerpts and transcripts produced by the CEO Club

From a talk by Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, on October 24 at the Boston College Chief Executives' Club luncheon.

Research reports


Highlighting recent articles in Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Materials, and other publications.

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From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Lynch School Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves advocates that England increase investment in talented teachers. The Guardian (UK)

Carroll School part-time MBA program advanced to 32nd in latest survey, improving 21 places since 2011. Bloomberg BusinessWeek

University trustee, benefactor Peter S. Lynch '65, and his wife, Carolyn A. Lynch, invest in philanthropy New York Times, Boston Globe

Students, faculty and staff commemorate 150th anniversary of Gettysburg Address Boston.com (with video), more

McMullen Museum's Courbet: Mapping Realism exhibit is featured The New Criterion, earlier reviews: Boston Globe, MetroWest Daily News

Marlon Mazier, 30-year BC Dining Services veteran, wins Mass. Cook of the Year Award Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal

Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing among experts tapped for ideas to re-engineer Boston Boston Globe

Carroll School Dean Andy Boynton writes on broad lessons of the healthcare rollout Forbes.com

BC Law displays multimedia exhibit centered on alumnus' Iraq war diaries Boston.com, video

Center for Retirement Research representatives, research: retirement, mortgage insights New York Times, Forbes.com, U.S. News & World Report

Sociology Assistant Professor Kimberly Hoang discusses her study: transnational gender vertigo BBC Radio

A Center for Work and Family virtual forum was attended by 350 fathers Washington Post

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