With approximately half of the University’s undergraduate students opting to complete the semester remotely, professors must continue to adapt to the ever-changing landscape of teaching amid a pandemic.
BC Plans to Reopen as Scheduled in Fall
BC plans to resume on-campus classes on August 31 as scheduled, University President William Leahy announced in an email on Tuesday.
What To Consider When Declaring Pass/Fail
With the deadline to declare a course pass/fail arriving at 12 p.m. EDT tomorrow, uncertainty remains in terms of how a pass/fail designation may impact students moving forward.
Boston College Announces Engineering Program
BC announced the new human-centered engineering program, to be launched in the fall of 2021 and designed to “address critical human needs.”
Boston College Moves All Classes Online, Requires Students to Leave Campus
On-campus classes and all University courses are canceled beginning Thursday and are set to resume online starting March 19 as a result of the novel coronavirus, according to a letter University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. sent to the Boston College community Wednesday afternoon. Students will be required to move out of University residence…
Editorial: “BC After Hours” is Positive Initiative for Student Life
“In some ways it’s a compromise, but it demonstrates a recognition of some longtime asks from students.”
Learning With Empathy
“This kind of learning results in the knowledge of the material in isolation: Without the context, students are not able to uncover the meaning behind the event.”
Will I Finish My Thesis?
“To answer the first, I’ve been busy working on my thesis about the War in Afghanistan, which is going about as well as the War in Afghanistan.”
(Not So) Smart City
“By redefining society in increasingly technological terms, participation in the smart city system—whether voluntary or not—seems almost inescapable.”
After Increase in Majors, Poli Sci Lets International Studies Courses Satisfy Requirements
“We probably added about 100 majors in the last year or so,” said Kenji Hayao, the director of undergraduate studies for the department. “We don’t have enough seats, essentially.”