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Artists explain their creations selected for exhibition at the BC Arts Festival

 

Political Science Professor Peter Skerry reflects on immigration

 

Catherine Russell ’83 is Obama’s ambassador on women’s issues

America's next great artists

Associate Professor of Fine Arts Sheila Gallagher is among 102 'rare creative talents that could change the art world' selected to show at the State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum. In this feature by CBS Evening News, her work with smoke and 'Black Cow' appears at :54; her work with plastic at 1:00 and her piece 'Plastic Lila,' which was purchased by the museum for its collection of American Art, at 2:34). She discusses her work in two related videos: Painting in Plastic and Smoke Painting.

Christianity in a secular age

Christianity vs. secularism needn't be a zero-sum game, writes Associate Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Bloechl for the Australian Broadcasting Co. Religion and Ethics Report.

Phi Beta Kappa faculty focus

College of Arts and Sciences student Victoria Mariconti '15, awarded a prestigious writing internship by the national Phi Beta Kappa Society, writes on Associate Professor of Biology Laura Hake's course 'Sustaining the Biosphere' for the society's Key Reporter.

Republic of Letters

Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

More Features

Women and genetic testing

Waiting for Cancer to Come by Sociology Professor Sharlene Hesse-Biber is the first book to explore the complicated emotional, social, economic and psychological turmoil facing women who learn, through genetic testing, of their high risk for breast or ovarian cancer. BC News Release | Huffington Post

Giving Diaspora its due

The security of Israel remains precarious. Might the universalist tradition of Judaism be a viable alternative?, asks Professor of Political Science Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, in a piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education Review.

Research Highlight

Thomas Chiles

Thomas Chiles, the Michael E. and Dr. Salvatore A. DeLuca Professor of Biology, has been named vice provost for research and academic planning. BC Chronicle