April 2015

Pop quiz: Finals stretch

Video from @BC

On April 22, with a week to go until the end of classes, Boston College Magazine’s Zachary Jason ’11 talked closing strategies with students outside Stokes Hall.

Views from the top

Slideshow from @BC

Campus changes and enduring landmarks, seen from the roof of the University's newest (under construction) residence hall.

Plenty gained

Article from Boston College Chronicle

Highlights from the 2015 Boston College Venture Competition.


Slideshow from @BC

From politics and prose to improv and violins—scenes from the past month.

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Gallipoli, Ireland

Interactive website from Boston College Ireland and Raidió Teilifís Éireann

Videos, podcasts, photographs, and more commemorating Irish involvement in the Gallipoli Campaign, one of the bloodiest of World War I.

Kitchen confidential: Being green

Video from Boston College Dining Services

A look into sustainability efforts at Corcoran Commons, from local sourcing of ingredients to food waste management.

La voz del pueblo

Video from the Ignatian Solidarity Network

Documentarian Jeremy Zipple, SJ, ’00, STL’14, interviews journalists at the Jesuit-run station of Radio Progreso in Honduras, the country with the highest murder rate in the world.

The power of brand

Video from the Carroll School of Management

American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault speaks to the Boston College Chief Executives Club.

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From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Core renewal effort featured; Provost David Quigley, ILA Director Mary Crane, Carroll School Dean Andy Boynton interviewed. Chronicle of Higher Education

St. Columbkille School in Brighton rebounds with BC partnership. Boston Globe

“BC Strong” campus event: Boston Marathon bombing alumni survivors share personal stories. New York Daily News, more

Commencement 2015: Chicago Archbishop Cupich to speak. Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times

Carroll School senior Kayla Hammergren meets 4-year-old she saved though bone marrow donation. Sampling of coverage: Boston Globe, WBZ/CBS Boston, WCVB-TV

BC among top four "best value" schools in Mass., according to SmartAsset survey. Index and Methodology

Lynch School: Boisi Professor Henry Braun on university rankings. The Australian, International Business Times | Brennan Professor Andy Hargreaves on teachers’ isolation. University World Herald

School of Theology and Ministry: Dean Mark Massa, SJ, convenes colloquium. National Catholic Reporter, Religion News Service | Assistant Professor Hosffman Ospino speaks on Catholic immigrants. National Catholic Reporter

School of Social Work Assistant Professor Rocio Calvo leads study on post-disaster human resilience. Fast Company

Clough Millennium Professor of History James O'Toole on Massachusetts’ Catholics. WGBH News

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