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Mile 21

A Boston College Video Minute

Boston Marathoner Rachel Rudder ’14 donned a SuperFan T-shirt and a camera for her April 21 run past the campus.


Small wonders

Slideshow from @BC

The seldom seen pagodas of the orphans of Tushanwan, from an exhibition curated by the history students of Jeremy Clarke, SJ.


Secretary of State to deliver Commencement address

Article from Boston College Chronicle

John Kerry, JD'76, will address graduates at the 138th annual Commencement on May 19.


Writing funny

Video from @BC

Tracey Wigfield ’05—who shared an Emmy for comedy writing with Tina Fey for her work on the final episode of 30 Rock—took questions from students in Devlin 008 on April 7.


Battle stations

Video from @BC

Student bands chase the title of “BC’s Best.”



Chemical properties

Posters from the chemistry department

The University Lectures in Chemistry series brings prominent scientists to campus for three days of presentations and discussions. Since 2007, they have been heralded by the colorful signage of New Hampshire artist Denis Quinlan.

2014 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival

Video from Front Row

Selected by their professors, undergraduate representatives of 24 Boston-area colleges read from their poetry. Boston College student Bailey Spencer '14 appears at 19:45.

Virtual tour

Interactive feature from the Connors Center

The University's Connors Family Retreat and Conference Center is a 50,000-square-foot facility on 80 acres in Dover, Massachusetts. It opened in 2005 and is used for student retreats and academic meetings, as well as corporate and private functions. Purchase of the property was underwritten by a gift from Jack ’63, H'07, and Eileen Connors ’66, MSW’95.

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Novelist Alice McDermott will discuss "Storytelling and the Sacramental Imagination." April 30, 6:00 p.m.


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

History Assistant Professor Jeremy Clarke, S.J., leads student project to find lost relics of China. Boston Globe, Globe photos, WBZ/TV Radio News

Carroll School ranked 4th among the nation's best undergraduate business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek survey. More

Alumnus Patrick Downes and wife, Boston Marathon bombing survivors, complete 2014 race; reflect. Time, Boston Globe, WCVB-TV

Center for Human Rights and International Justice Director David Hollenbach, S.J.’s remarks on pope’s first apostolic exhortation. Huffington Post

Stokes Hall wins fifth design-related award; recognizes buildings for outstanding achievement in traditional design. Traditional Building magazine

Alumni news: Timothy Broas ’76 named U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands | Tampa Bay Times reporter Will Hobson '06 wins a 2014 Pulitzer Prize. The Hague, Tampa Bay Times

Junior Johnny Gaudreau is third Eagle to win the Hobey Baker Award, college hockey's highest individual honor. More

Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor John Ebel interviewed about seismology. WBUR “Here & Now”

Op-ed: Lynch School professors Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley on models to improve Mass. schools. Boston Globe

Graduate School of Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing writes on urban poverty. Huffington Post

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