May 2016


Slideshow from @BC

Scenes from the University’s 140th Commencement, on May 23, 2016.

Homeward bound

A Boston College Video Minute

Freshman year accomplished, the Class of 2019 breaks camp.

Insider: The actors' warm-up

360 video from @BC

A student cast drills and ruminates before a performance in Robsham Theater.

Seniors to remember

Article from Boston College Chronicle

Profiles of six standout members of the Class of 2016.

Role of a lifetime

Video from @BC

Economist Harold Petersen reflects on 56 years of teaching at the University.

Primary sources

Faculty editors

Slideshow from Carroll Capital

They teach, they conduct research, and they serve their disciplines—nine Carroll School of Management faculty and the academic journals they edit and advise.

Kitchen Confidential: Test kitchen

Video from Boston College Dining Services

Chef Keze Whitlow and production manager Pedro Garcia describe the workings of Dining Services' new test kitchen program—and what goes into the pulled pork sliders.

Jesuit Sources

Website from the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies

The 55-year-old publishing house, which relocated from Missouri to Boston College's Institute in 2014, makes available more than 100 texts on Jesuit history, spirituality, and pedagogy.

BC Arts Insider

Blog from the Arts Council

Profiles of student, faculty, and alumni artists, plus accounts of campus performances and exhibits.


From The Office of News and Public Affairs

Commencement: U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz '66 addressed the Class of 2016. Sampling of coverage: Boston Globe, BC News | Fulbright winner Richard Balagtas ’16 among grads with "Super Cool Plans."

Robsham custodian Fred Vautour puts all five of his children through BC. Sampling of coverage: CBS This Morning, Fox News, People Magazine

Op-ed: Law School Associate Professor Paulo Barrozo co-authors piece on international adoption rights. Boston Globe

Lynch School: Stanton Wortham named inaugural Charles F. Donovan, S.J., Dean. BC News

School of Social Work: graduate Eric Charette inspired by adoptive parents' devotion to 230-plus foster children. Boston Globe | Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing discussed the disappearing middle class. MSNBC

Connell School launches College Warrior Athlete Initiative to serve veterans. BC News

Carroll School Assistant Professor of Finance Ian Appel co-authors study on relationship of activist, passive investors. Reuters

Woods College’s Kevin Powers, master’s program director, organizes cybersecurity conference, with FBI, Department of Homeland Security experts. Associated Press, BC News

BC, History Department ranked 5th among top U.S. colleges for a major in history. USA Today College

English Department: Professor Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace writes on illustrator Garth Williams; with husband, Associate Professor James Wallace, co-authors biography of the artist. Boston Globe

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