5 hours ago

Sixteen quilts and two framed illustrations f...

Sixteen quilts and two framed illustrations from the exhibit "The Holy City: Art of Love, Unity and Resurrection"—a tribute to the victims of the 2015 shooting that left nine dead at an African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.—are on view at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.

    Holy City Exhibit Promotes Healing in Aftermath of Charleston Church Slayings
    Many of the quilts in "The Holy City" exhibit strike themes of forgiveness, healing, and sorrow. The Emanuel Nine are represented on several quilts as hearts, doves, and crosses. Lamkin's quilt, titled "Sweet Hour of Prayer: Praying for Peace," incorporates the colors of Mother Emmanuel church, purple and gold.
    https://www.bc.edu

18 hours ago

Boston College is with Paula Maloney and 7 ot...

Maroon and GOLD! Team USA bringing home gold from the Olympic Games! #WeAreBC From left: Haley Skarupa '16, Cayla Barnes '22, Kali Flanagan '19, Megan Keller '19 and Emily Pfalzer '15. Photo by Kali Flanagan

18 hours ago

Maroon and GOLD! Team USA bringing home gold ...

Maroon and GOLD! Team USA bringing home gold from the Olympic Games! #WeAreBC From left: Haley Skarupa '16, Cayla Barnes '22, Kali Flanagan '19, Megan Keller '19 and Emily Pfalzer '15. Photo by Kali Flanagan


30 hours ago

Boston College shared Boston College Athletic...

THEY DID IT! THEY DID IT! Congratulations to our five Eagles who became gold medalists last night when the U.S. Women's National Hockey Team topped Canada, 3-2, after a six-round shootout. This is the first time Team USA has earned gold in women's hockey at the Olympic Games in 20 years.

    Golden Girls: BC Eagles Win Olympic Gold - Boston College
    Five past and present BC women's hockey players earn gold in PyeongChang.
    http://bceagles.com

45 hours ago

Allston Brighton CDC added 6 new photos.

Our Pajama Breakfast Party last night at the #AllBrightCommunityCenter was a hit! These little cutie pies enjoyed clementines and cereal while watching the animated movie Sing. What's your favorite movie to watch in your PJs?


2 days ago

With 17 student awards, Boston College is onc...

With 17 student awards, Boston College is once again among the nation's top 20 The Fulbright Program​-producing research institutions, according to the 2017-18 list by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

    Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2017-18
    Three research universities had 10 or more Fulbright scholars in the 2017-18 academic year, and 13 research universities and two bachelor's institutions had 20 or more students who were awarded Fulbright grants. Institutions with the highest numbers of Fulbright U.S. scholars are listed below, followed by separate listings of institutions with the highest numbers of Fulbright students.
    https://www.chronicle.com

2 days ago

Enjoy record warmth dining outside these Massachusetts restaurants, bars

Cityside Bar - 1960 Beacon St in Brighton

This article has 7 other Boston locations (Show)

The Barking Crab - 88 Sleeper St. in Boston

Coopersmith - 40 W. Third St. in South Boston

Granary Tavern - 170 Milk St. in Boston

Itadaki - 269 Newbury St. in Boston

Lobstah on a Roll - 537 Columbus Ave. in Boston

Loyal Nine - 660 Cambridge St. in Cambridge

MET Back Bay - 279 Dartmouth St. in Boston

    Enjoy record warmth dining outside these Massachusetts restaurants, bars
    The Boston area is seeing some record warmth in the month of February, and to celebrate, businesses are opening up their outdoor seating options for customers to soak in the sun. Boston broke the record with temperatures Tuesday reaching as high as 70 degrees. Other communities enjoyed 70-degree weather for the afternoon hours.
    http://www.wcvb.com

3 days ago

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban K...

Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will give an address at Boston College on "Human Welfare and Global Citizenship" on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. in Robsham Theater. h/t Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens

    Former UN Secretary-General Ban to speak at Boston College
    Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will give an address at Boston College on "Human Welfare and Global Citizenship" on Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. in Robsham Theater. Ban, who served from 2007 to 2016, is noted for his leadership and advocacy on issues such as climate change, equal rights, public health, economic inequality, and food security.
    https://www.bc.edu

6 days ago

Boston College added 6 new photos.

"Noi non potemo avere perfetta vita senza amici." Students of the Italian Club spent some time together decorating masks this week to observe Venezia Carnavale. Carnevale is celebrated in Italy and many places around the world 40 days before Easter, a final party before Ash Wednesday and the restrictions of Lent. | Photos by Lee Pellegrini

    Boston College
    Elizabeth Carcieri '21 and students of the Italian Club painting and decorating masks as part of Venezia Carnavale. | Photo by Lee Pellegrini
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Boston College added 6 new photos — with Obat...

"Noi non potemo avere perfetta vita senza amici." Students of the Italian Club spent some time together decorating masks this week to observe Venezia Carnavale. Carnevale is celebrated in Italy and many places around the world 40 days before Easter, a final party before Ash Wednesday and the restrictions of Lent. | Photos by Lee Pellegrini

    Boston College
    Elizabeth Carcieri '21 and students of the Italian Club painting and decorating masks as part of Venezia Carnavale. | Photo by Lee Pellegrini
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 16

Boston College - Woods College of Advancing S...

Boston College - Woods College of Advancing Studies and the FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation will host the second annual Boston Conference on Cyber Security on March 7. The event brings to campus academicians, private industry, and law enforcement officials to collaborate on how to best prevent and respond to attacks on public and private information systems.

    BC, FBI to Host Second Boston Conference on Cyber Security
    Boston College and the Federal Bureau of Investigation will hold the second Boston Conference on Cyber Security, BCCS 2018, on March 7, bringing together academicians, private industry, and law enforcement to collaborate on how to best prevent and respond to attacks on public and private information systems.
    https://www.bc.edu

Feb 15

Boston College will introduce an interdiscipl...

Boston College will introduce an interdisciplinary minor in journalism this fall as a two-year pilot program, open to undergraduates across the University. Associate Professor of English and African and African Diaspora Studies Angela Ards, who developed the program with Professor of English and Director of American Studies Carlo Rotella, will serve as director of the minor.

    BC Pilots Interdisciplinary Journalism Minor
    Program faculty include veteran, accomplished journalism professionals along with scholars drawing on literary, business/management, medical, technological and other perspectives. Some 30 undergraduates are expected to be in the first cohort of journalism minors.
    https://www.bc.edu

Feb 14

Wishing all of our followers and community me...

Wishing all of our followers and community members lots of love, appreciation, and chocolate today! <3

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Wishing all of our followers and community members lots of love, appreciation, and chocolate today! <3
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 14

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

Mark your calendars for May 19!

    2018 Love Your Block spring cleanup
    Come join us for our annual cleanup in neighborhoods across the City of Boston. All groups and individuals must register! Registration will open March 1 and end April 27. After registering, your neighborhood contact will reach out to you with more information. Pickup and dropoff locations for tools Allston - (9 a.m.
    https://www.boston.gov

Feb 13

Say hello to your 2018 Beanpot champs! | Phot...

Say hello to your 2018 Beanpot champs! | Photo by Boston College Athletics #ChampsX3

    Boston College
    Say hello to your 2018 Beanpot champs! | Photo by Boston College Athletics #ChampsX3
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 13

We're at the All Bright Community Center (128...

We're at the All Bright Community Center (1287B Comm Ave) with Senator Brownsberger for his #Allston Town Hall. Come by to speak with the Senator about topics of importance to you! We're here from 630p-830p #mapoli

    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 13

We're at 1287B Comm Ave with Senator Brownsbe...

We're at 1287B Comm Ave with Senator Brownsberger for his #Allston Town Hall. Come by to speak with the Senator about topics of importance to you! We're here from 630p-830p #mapoli

    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 13

Boston College is the WorkWell Massachusetts ...

Boston College is the WorkWell Massachusetts Silver Level winner for exemplary worksite health promotion, in recognition of the University's achievements in developing, implementing and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs.

    Boston College Wellness Programs Recognized for Exemplary Worksite Health Promotion
    Boston College is named a WorkWell Massachusetts Silver Level winner for exemplary worksite health promotion, in recognition of the University's achievements in developing, implementing and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs.
    https://www.bc.edu

Feb 13

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Feb 11

Rev. Maurice Agbaw-Ebai, a priest from Camero...

Rev. Maurice Agbaw-Ebai, a priest from Cameroon who received his licentiate in sacred theology from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry in 2015, is currently assigned to St. Mary Parish in Georgetown and Rowley, Mass. while he pursues a double doctorate in theology and philosophy at STM and serves as a graduate assistant at the Boston College - Woods College of Advancing Studies. In a feature story, he discusses the vibrancy of the African church, as well as his own call to the priesthood, with the The Eagle-Tribune.

Feb 11

Feb 09

Great scene from Pyeongchang! All six of our ...

Great scene from Pyeongchang! All six of our Eagles at the Olympic Opening Ceremonies. From left: Cayla Barnes '22, Kali Flanagan '19, Brian Gionta '01, Emily Pfalzer '15, Megan Keller '19, and Haley Skarupa '16 #TeamUSA #WeAreBC | photo by Boston College Athletics

    Boston College
    Great scene from Pyeongchang! All six of our Eagles at the Olympic Opening Ceremonies. From left: Cayla Barnes '22, Kali Flanagan '19, Brian Gionta '01, Emily Pfalzer '15, Megan Keller '19, and Haley...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 09

Six Boston College hockey Eagles will represe...

Six Boston College hockey Eagles will represent the Team USA on the ice at the Olympic Games in South Korea. Cayla Barnes '22, Kali Flanagan '19, Megan Keller '19, Emily Pfalzer '15 and Haley Skarupa '16 will skate with the women's Team USA, while Brian Gionta '01 will captain the men's team. h/t Boston College Athletics Boston College Alumni

    Eagles at the Olympics
    "We're extremely proud of our Boston College players who made the Olympic team," said women's hockey head coach Katie Crowley, herself a three-time Olympian (1998, 2002, 2006). "It's an exciting time for them and their families. They've done a tremendous job working to get themselves prepared and it's an awesome achievement for them.
    https://www.bc.edu

Feb 08

Why do people tend to approach a child in dis...

Why do people tend to approach a child in distress, but avoid a distressed adult? Searching for clues to complex social behaviors, a team of BC researchers have learned that the brain's insular cortex and the hormone oxytocin play a role. #BCResearch

    Insular Cortex Mediates Approach/Avoidance to Others in Distress
    The brain's insular cortex, which processes senses and emotions, controls reactions like approach to or avoidance of others through the action of the hormone oxytocin, a team of Boston College researchers reports in the latest edition of the journal Nature Neuroscience.
    https://www.bc.edu

Feb 07

Chemical reaction inside building leads to evacuations in Norton

A quarter-mile radius from Barrowsville Station to 242 Dean Street was evacuated, according to police.

    Chemical reaction inside building leads to evacuations in Norton
    NORTON, MA (WHDH) - Authorities said a chemical reaction at a company in Norton Wednesday morning prompted evacuations in the town. A quarter-mile radius from Barrowsville Station to 242 Dean Street was evacuated, according to police. Fire officials said the reaction happened at an old manufacturing building on Barrows Street.
    http://whdh.com

Feb 07

Chemical leak prompts evacuations in Norton

A quarter-mile radius from Barrowsville Station to 242 Dean Street has been evacuated, according to police.

    Chemical leak prompts evacuations in Norton
    NORTON, MA (WHDH) - Authorities say a chemical leak Wednesday morning has prompted evacuations in Norton. A quarter-mile radius from Barrowsville Station to 242 Dean Street has been evacuated, according to police. Fire officials say a the leak happened at an old manufacturing building on on Barrows Street.
    http://whdh.com

Feb 07

Evacuations ordered after possible chemical leak

Police and fire officials are evacuating the area from Barrowsville Station to 242 Dean St.

    Evacuations ordered after possible chemical leak
    A possible chemical leak has forced evacuations in one part of Norton.
    http://www.wcvb.com

Feb 07

Possible chemical leak prompts evacuations in Norton

The area from Barrowsville Station to 242 Dean Street has been evacuated, according to police.

    Possible chemical leak prompts evacuations in Norton
    NORTON, MA (WHDH) - Authorities say a possible chemical leak Wednesday morning has prompted evacuations in Norton. The area from Barrowsville Station to 242 Dean Street has been evacuated, according to police. Residents are being asked to avoid the area. Emergency crews are on scene. No additional details were immediately available.
    http://whdh.com

Feb 07

McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College presen...

McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College presents the first United States exhibition of works by contemporary Chinese artist Cao Jun through June 3. See a few of Jun's works in the collection below. As always, McMullen exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. Free docent tours are available on Sundays at 2:00 pm.

    Hymns to Nature
    BC's McMullen Museum of Art presents the first U.S. exhibition of works by contemporary Chinese artist Cao Jun Art & Culture / Fine Arts - Published on February 05, 2018 Poetic Water 如诗之水, 2013, mixed media on canvas, from Cao Jun: Hymns to Nature at BC's McMullen Museum of Art.
    https://www.bc.edu

Feb 06

It's trophy season! Let's make it three Beanp...

It's trophy season! Let's make it three Beanpot titles in a row. #womensbeanpot | Video by Ariana Cho '18 More information, tickets here: http://womensbeanpot.com/ h/t Boston College Athletics, Boston College Alumni

    Boston College
    It's trophy season! Let's make it three Beanpot titles in a row. #womensbeanpot | Video by Ariana Cho '18 More information, tickets here: http://womensbeanpot.com/ h/t Boston College Athletics,...
    http://www.facebook.com

Feb 06

Allston Brighton CDC shared their album.

It's not #ThrowbackThursday just yet but we're feeling nostalgic. Thanks RE Photography for these All Bright Night 2017 photos and to Warrior Ice Arena for hosting the event!

    Allston Brighton CDC
    Thanks to RE Photography for the photos!
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 06

Boston College added 3 new photos.

It was 40 years ago when the Blizzard of '78 paralyzed the City of Boston—and the heights. Were you on campus or stranded at the Garden after the Beanpot? Share your story, tag a friend who would get a laugh from these images (or better yet, share your own!) h/t Boston College Alumni (Photos from the 1978-1979 Sub Turri & Frank Florianz)

    Boston College
    Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA. 129,130 likes · 1,384 talking about this · 263,692 were here. The official page of Boston College, a Jesuit Catholic university dedicated to uniting academic...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 06

Feb 05

Applications for #BC2022 totaled 31,098, repr...

Applications for #BC2022 totaled 31,098, representing a nine percent increase over those for the previous freshman class, and the highest figure since the Class of 2016. In addition, the number of early action applications rose by 15 percent, to 10,350, compared to the Class of 2021.

    Applications Up 9 Percent for BC Class of 2022
    Applications for the Boston College Class of 2022 totaled 31,098, representing a nine percent increase over the those for the previous freshman class, and the highest figure since the 34,061 received for the Class of 2016. In addition, the number of early action applications rose by 15 percent, to 10,350, compared to the Class of 2021.
    https://www.bc.edu

Feb 05

Test of the BC Emergency Notification System....

Test of the BC Emergency Notification System. In a real emergency, details will be provided and you should monitor: www.bc.edu/emergency.

    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 03

Allston Brighton CDC shared Brighton Main Str...

What are your priorities for the $20 million/year that will be generated thru the CPA: Affordable housing? Open space improvements? Historical preservation? Join your neighbors on 2/26 & advocate for projects that are needed in #Allston and #BrightonMA! Come out 2/26 & tell us what projects are needed in #Allston and #BrightonMA co-hosted with thanks to Brighton Main Streets Allston Village Main Streets Harvard Ed Portal

    Community Preservation Forum
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 02

Allston Brighton CDC shared People's Pike's p...

Creative video from ABCDC friend and partner, Galen M. Mook, highlighting community concerns surrounding the I90 Allston Interchange Project. To get involved in the #transitnottraffic campaign, visit peoplespike.org

    Professor Monster Johnson explains the Allston I90 Interchange Project
    More info at www.PeoplesPike.org
    https://www.youtube.com/

Feb 02

A Cappella, Camaraderie, and Compassion: The ...

A Cappella, Camaraderie, and Compassion: The Bostonians of Boston College, an a cappella group more than three decades old, responded in 2006 to a former member's family tragedy with a compassion that continues to resonate today.

    A cappella, camaraderie, compassion
    Student organizations are considered a hallmark of college life not only for the activities they offer, but as a source of camaraderie and fellowship - even after graduation. That's certainly the case with the Bostonians of Boston College, an a cappella group more than three decades old that responded to a former member's family tragedy with a compassion that extended outward, and continues to resonate today.
    https://www.bc.edu

Jan 30

EDAB Meeting, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 2/5/2018, 7:00 p.m.

-        Development Updates, including: Children’s Hospital Boston at 1,2-4 Brookline Place; 700 Brookline Ave. (25 Washington St.) hotel; 375-399 Chestnut Hill Ave. hotel

    EDAB Meeting, 5th Floor School Committee Room, 2/5/2018, 7:00 p.m.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

Jan 30

Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and New England D...

Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and New England Development have revealed more details and preliminary renderings for Allston Yards — their proposed 10.6-acre, mixed-use development w/up to 1,050 housing units. The project's initial building would include the new Shop & Shop, 360 housing units (town home-style units and 14 stories of apartments), ground-floor retail, community space, 410 structured parking spaces and on-street parking.

    More details unveiled for giant Stop & Shop project in Allston
    Stop & Shop Supermarket Co. and New England Development have revealed more details and preliminary renderings for Allston Yards - their proposed 10.6-acre, mixed-use development with up to 1,050 housing units, office space, a new flagship store for the grocery chain and other retail, restaurant and fitness uses.
    http://www.bostonherald.com

Jan 30

Join the People's Pike in advocating for #Tra...

Join the People's Pike in advocating for #TransitNotTraffic by signing up for this Thunderclap. By signing up, you will agree to have an automatic one-time posting on your social media account on the morning of February 7th. We supported these efforts - please join us! https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/67368-transit-not-traffic Allston Village Main Streets Brighton Main Streets Allston: Rat City LivableStreets Alliance MassBike A Better City Allston Civic Association Boston Cyclists Union

    Transit NOT Traffic
    I just supported Transit NOT Traffic on @ThunderclapIt // @peoplespike
    https://www.thunderclap.it

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