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Freshman faculty, 2015-16

Freshman Faculty

Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award

Professor of Sociology Sharlene Hesse-Biber has won a 2015 book award from Alpha Sigma Nu, the honor society for Jesuit higher education institutions, for Waiting for Cancer to Come: Women’s Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer. BC News

The 'superforecasters'

They make extraordinarily accurate predictions about future political events—and one of them is White Family Sesquicentennial Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies Jennifer Erickson. Chronicle of Higher Education

'Run for Colin'

In 2014, Joe McConaughy '14 ran the Pacific Coast Trail in record time to raise funds for the group Cancer Care in honor of his cousin, Colin, who died of neuroblastoma at age 2. The grueling 53-day trek is now captured in the documentary film 'Run for Colin.' Seattle Times

Bonhoeffer's Transformative Encounters with the American Prophetic Tradition

Thursday, October 8, 2015 | 5:30 p.m. | Higgins Hall, Room 300

Forgiveniess and the Pursuit of Justice: A Conversation with Richard Moore

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 | 5:30 p.m. | McGuinn Hall, Room 121

An International Perspective on Education Reforms for Equity and Quality

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 12:15 p.m. | Campion Hall, Room 139

"Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security" featuring Sarah Chayes

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 | 6:00 p.m. | Gasson Hall, Room 100

John La Farge and the Recovery of the Sacred

September 1 - December 13, 2015 | McMullen Museum, Chestnut Hill Campus


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