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Boston College has been elevated to an 'R1' institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. We are now one of just 115 doctoral universities with the highest research activity classification.
Boston College has been elevated to an 'R1' institution—a Carnegie Classification assigned to doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity.
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A group of Boston College School of Social Work faculty, administrators and students are co-leading a national initiative to eradicate social isolation, which they describe as “a silent killer – as dangerous to health as smoking.”
Boston College School of Social Work colleagues seek to raise awareness of the health risks of social isolation.
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To provide alternatives to mass-manufactured goods in the early 1900s, European designers revived ancient and medieval motifs for handmade fabrics and furniture. This weekend, the exhibition “The Arts and Crafts Movement: Making It Irish” opens at the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College to showcase these items.
A statue of Guanyin will go back on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on Feb. 6.
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A semester break trip by sophomores in the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program gave renewed meaning to Pope Francis' continuous critique of today's disposable culture and its discarded people, writes the program's director, Canisius Professor James Keenan, S.J., who traveled with the group.
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Witness to history! Congratulations, Coach! #JY1K  (Photo by John Quackenbos)
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Together, we've made history. Thank you.

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How do children learn fairness? A global study shows cultural differences play a role.
How do children learn fairness? A global study shows cultural differences play a role.
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Boston College Lynch School and mathematics faculty collaborate to blaze new path in math education.
Boston College faculty in education and math collaborate on groundbreaking two-way mentoring model for math teacher preparation.
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A new Carroll School of Management lab will enable innovative data collection to aid faculty research and student learning.
The new controlled environment will enable innovative data collection to aid faculty research and student learning.
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Where presidential candidates stand on Social Security? Our Center for Retirement Research summarized the candidates' main proposals in a chart that makes clear the basic differences between contenders and parties.
Social Security is often called the third rail of American politics, an issue so charged it can’t be touched without doing serious damage to one’s career. [...] some presidential candidates “are talking about it more than people realize,” especially in the early-voting states, said AARP Senior Vice President John Hishta. The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has summarized the main proposals in a chart that makes it easy to see t...
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BC's inaugural career exploration program for sophomores pursuing degrees in the liberal arts connected nearly 200 students with alumni and business leaders both on campus and at locations across Boston and Cambridge. Sponsored by the Boston College Career Center, the successful two-day "Endeavor" program has drawn a positive response from participants.
A two-day career exploration program connected sophomores pursuing degrees in the liberal arts with alumni, faculty, and friends.
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Bold images and compelling videos. A responsive mobile design. Audience-driven navigation. Meet the new www.bc.edu.
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Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus to serve the sons of Boston's Irish immigrants. It was the first institution of higher education to be founded in the city of Boston. Today, it is one of the foremost universities in the nation, with a coeducational enrollment of 14,720 undergraduate and graduate students. Boston College has drawn students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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