Nation, World & Society / Retirement & Aging

Living to 100?

September 19, 2017

How far ahead should retirees plan? BC expert Alicia Munnell weighs in.

Campus & Community / Announcements

Update: Incident in Marseille

September 18, 2017

The four BC students involved in an acid attack in France have been released from the hospital and are doing well.

Faith & Religion / Jesuit, Catholic

A significant change

September 17, 2017

BC STM liturgical expert John Baldovin, S.J., explains Pope Francis' change to Mass translation rules.

Campus & Community / Alumni

New Commencement director

September 16, 2017

Associate VP for Alumni Relations Joy Haywood Moore will now lead University Commencement.

Nation, World & Society / International

Irish programs leadership

September 15, 2017

James H. Murphy, CM, takes the helm of the University’s academic and cultural activities in Irish affairs.

Campus & Community / Announcements

Fr. Beaumier named VP, University Secretary

September 15, 2017

An expanded role for BC Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies and Loyola House director Casey Beaumier, S.J.

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Campus & Community / Students

A fair chance

September 18, 2017

More than 250 BC clubs and organizations make their pitch for new members at the Student Involvement Fair.

Nation, World & Society / Social Work

BC, IIT Bombay partnership

September 14, 2017

A research collaboration will seek renewable energy solutions for resource-poor regions.

Art & Culture / Fine Arts

Trio at the McMullen

September 08, 2017

Three concurrent exhibitions explore landscapes of Belgium and New England; Latin American abstract art.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

'Find yourself at BC'

September 08, 2017

Watch the University's new, 30-second institutional message.

BC Events / Convocation

'Go set the world aflame'

September 06, 2017

Lev Golinkin '03, whose memoir was shared reading for the Class of 2021, is keynote speaker for First Year Academic Convocation.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

'First Day'

September 02, 2017

A new year at the Heights begins.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

'Find yourself at BC'

September 08, 2017

Watch the University's new, 30-second institutional message.

Campus & Community / Around Campus

'First Day'

September 02, 2017

A new year at the Heights begins.

Nation, World & Society / Social Work

Refugees in today's world

June 23, 2017

Westy Egmont kicks off a new BC School of Social Work podcast series.

Humanities / Literature

Virtually 'Ulysses'

June 16, 2017

Joycestick, BC students' VR game adaptation of the James Joyce novel, is introduced in Dublin, Toronto, Singapore.

Humanities / History

'Freak Out and Carry On'

June 15, 2017

BC historian Heather Cox Richardson co-hosts a new WBUR podcast on politics and history.

Nation, World & Society / Education

Explore the Lynch School

June 13, 2017

Visit its newly redesigned, mobile responsive website.

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Campus & Community / Students

A fair chance

September 18, 2017

More than 250 BC clubs and organizations make their pitch for new members at the Student Involvement Fair.

BC Events / Convocation

Portfolio: First Year Convocation

September 14, 2017

Members of the Class of 2021 begin their journey at the Heights.

Art & Culture / Fine Arts

Trio at the McMullen

September 08, 2017

Three concurrent exhibitions explore landscapes of Belgium and New England; Latin American abstract art.

Campus & Community / Students

Portfolio: Moving In

August 30, 2017

Six scenes from Day One for the BC Class of 2021.

Campus & Community / Students

Becoming

August 06, 2017

On Halftime retreat with 33 students, 14 faculty and staff, an old-school video, and a significant floor mop.

Humanities / Literature

Virtually 'Ulysses'

June 16, 2017

Joycestick, BC students' VR game adaptation of the James Joyce novel, is introduced in Dublin, Toronto, Singapore.

Ever to Excel: Advancing Boston College's Mission

Read about The University’s 10-year strategic plan, which focuses on re-envisioning liberal arts education; enhancing the commitment to formation among students, faculty, and staff; bolstering scholarship and research; and expanding connections to Boston and communities around the world.

Single-Game Football Parking 

Non-season ticket holders can purchase single-game parking passes for each of the remaining home games for BC football. In addition, satellite parking at lots in Brighton and Needham will be available for free for fans with game tickets. More

Also in the News

Palestinian unification in Gaza
In an interview with ABC Radio in Australia, Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause provided insights into a possible Fatah-Hamas unity agreement for the Palestinians following months of sanctions on Gaza and regional tensions.

House flippers and the crash
A National Bureau of Economic Research working paper co-authored by Assistant Professor Jaromir Nosal challenges the narrative that subprime borrowers caused the 2007-09 market crash, and explores the role of house-flipping speculators.

Nest egg variables
A study by BC's Center for Retirement Research, highlighted in the Wall Street Journal, finds differences in retirement saving between young people who had completed college and those who failed to obtain a degree.

CFPB chief under fire
BC Law's Patricia McCoy speaks to CBS 'Sunday Morning' about the embattled head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Hillary and the GOP
Republicans want Hillary Clinton to vanish, according to an op-ed for the U.K. Guardian by historian Heather Cox Richardson, who contends the former presidential candidate should remain on the public stage.

New technologies and community
The Web still represents a crucial tool for working out communal concerns in times of crisis and insecurity, such as that facing Diaspora Jews today, writes Associate Professor of Communication Matt Sienkiewicz in the Jerusalem Post.

 

University Notices

Athletics Facilities upgrade
Find updates on the ongoing project at the link above.

BC Children's Center lottery
The BC Children's Center is now accepting lottery applications for academic year 2017-2018. More information is available at the link above; click on 'Lottery for preschool openings.'