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Reflections on 9/11

College of Arts and Sciences Dean David Quigley, who had spent much of the summer preceding the attacks conducting research in and on New York City, reflects on the tragedy and its aftermath. More


Powering photosynthesis

A team led by Chemistry Professor Dunwei Wang has achieved a series of breakthroughs in the effort to economically harness artificial photosynthesis, the researchers report in the journal Angewandte Chemie. BC News Release | PhysOrg | TG (Tech Generation) Daily | Controlled Environments Magazine | ECN Magazine


David Quigley

From Dean to Provost

University President William P. Leahy, S.J., has named David Quigley, a respected administrator and distinguished historian, teacher and scholar who has served as dean of the College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences since 2009, as provost and dean of faculties. BC News Release |

Kate Olson

Grant recipient

Ph.D. candidate Kate Olson has won a grant for research from E3: Economics for Equity and Environment. Her project, entitled “The New Food Economy in Vermont: evaluating the Hardwick model”, is to study the growth of an alternative food network. Professor Juliet Schor is Kate's advisor.

Praise for BC Authors

America magazine calls Global Justice, Christology and Christian Ethics, new from Monan Professor of Theology Lisa Sowle Cahill, "a significant contribution not only to that discipline, but also to theology"; Leaving Russia by Professor of Russian and English Maxim D. Shrayer is named a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. BC Bookmarks

Solomon Friedberg

American Math Society fellow

McIntyre Professor of Mathematics Solomon Friedberg has been named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, one of only 50 selected worldwide for 2014. BC Chronicle |

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Public Understanding Award

Sociology Professor Juliet Schor has won the 2014 Public Understanding of Sociology Award, given annually by the American Sociological Association for exemplary contributions to the understanding of sociology, sociological research, and scholarship among the general public.

Maxim D. Shrayer

Reading the Russians

What can we learn about Russian character and temperament from their literary giants—Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekov, Nabokov? Professor of Russian and English Maxim D. Shrayer was among experts providing insights on WBUR’s Radio Open Source | His latest book, Leaving Russia, is featured by Jewish Voice and New Jersey Jewish News; he reflects on his last Soviet summer in a piece for Moment magazine.

Martin Bridgeman

Simons Fellowship winner

Mathematics Professor Martin Bridgeman has been awarded a prestigious Simons Fellowship to support his research in moduli spaces. BC Chronicle