Co-sponsored by the Boston College School of Social Work, the Office of Global Engagement, Catholic studies program, and international studies program, the Church in the 21st Century Center hosted a discussion Thursday night about Catholic peacebuilding in an increasingly fractured world.
Students Analyze Human Ecology Through Inter-Religious Perspectives at Mysterion’s 2023 Spring Conference
Mystērion, Boston College’s undergraduate theology journal, hosted its second annual spring conference on Saturday morning, highlighting inter-religious perspectives and the future of human ecology.
Espresso Your Faith Week Wins Outstanding Spiritual Initiative Award
Boston College’s “Espresso Your Faith Week,” an annual campuswide celebration of faith, received an award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators in February, according to BC News.
“We Gingers Are All Heart”: BC Community Gathers for First Annual Ginger Race
Donning leprechaun top hats and shamrock-shaped sunglasses, a sea of redhead students dressed in green gathered in the Mods this St. Patrick’s Day to run in the first annual ginger run at Boston College. Over 40 students participated in the run at 1:30 p.m on Friday, beginning at Mod 3 and ending in front of Mod 20.
Thinking About Resilience Seminar Highlights Sharing Strengths Through Small-Group Discussions
Boston College launched a new Cross Currents seminar this spring designed to build students’ resilience through small-scale discussions, according to Matt Razek, an instructor for the course and associate director for student programming at Boston College.
BC Indefinitely Postponed Upper Campus Pavilion Plan, Says CSD Chair at SA Meeting
Boston College has indefinitely postponed plans to construct an Upper Campus pavilion that would make Upper Campus more accessible, Council for Students with Disabilities (CSD) Chair Sarah Farnan said at the Student Assembly (SA) meeting on Tuesday night.
Bouie Highlights the Importance of Local and Regional News in Upholding U.S. Democracy
Rebuilding democracy starts within local communities, according to New York Times columnist and former CBS political analyst Jamelle Bouie.
BC Denied Proposals for Queer Resource Center, Transgender Speaker, and Academic Conference, GLC Chair Says During SA Meeting
Boston College denied a proposal for a queer resource center in November, citing its Jesuit values, GLBTQ+ Leadership Council (GLC) Chair Wells Arkins said at a Student Assembly (SA) meeting on Tuesday night.
BC Omits Its Consideration of Legacy Admissions From Common Data Set, Unlike Many Neighbor Institutions
Like many of its peer institutions, Boston College considers “legacy status” in first-year admissions, according to Grant Gosselin, director of undergraduate admission. But, BC is the only university in the Greater Boston area, however, to omit its consideration of students’ alumni relations—granted to students with family who have attended or currently are attending the University—in its 2021–2022 Common Data Set.
Interdepartmental Panel of Professors Provide Insights on War in Ukraine
Professors from the political science, history, and the Eastern, Slavic, and German studies departments gathered on Thursday night, exactly one year after Russia first invaded Ukraine, to reflect on the impacts of the war.