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Boosting battery performance

BC Associate Professor of Chemistry Dunwei Wang and a colleague from UMass Amherst report nano-coatings help stabilize a unique form of carbon and yield performance gains focused on next generation lithium-ion batteries. BC News Release | PhysOrg, R&D Magazine

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BC Relay for Life hits $1M

Boston College has reached the $1-million mark in donations to Relay for Life, making it the first Massachusetts college or university to hit this fundraising level for the American Cancer Society, and one of the nation's top 15 collegiate Relay for Life events.

Sloan Foundation Fellow

Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Geraghty has been selected for a Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded annually by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to rising stars among U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars. His work focuses on number theory and a sub-area known as the Langlands program. BC News Release

James Najarian

Honored for poetry

The Association of Literary Scholars, Critics and Writers has honored Associate Professor of English James Najarian with its Stephen J. Meringoff Writing Award for his poems 'Kleptomania,' 'From the Armenian Quarter,' and 'The Frat Boys.'  

Richard Clifford, SJ

Tribute for Fr. Clifford

Several hundred members of the BC community gathered to honor biblical studies scholar Richard J. Clifford, S.J., founding dean of the School of Theology and Ministry, who will transition to professor emeritus of Old Testament next academic year.

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Expert Sources: Suspension of Brian Williams

Boston College faculty members are available to comment on the suspension of Brian Williams, in terms of his future in the media and the very real problem of memory distortion.

Matt Sienkiewicz: Media Future

Elizabeth Kensinger: Memory Distortion

Expert Sources: Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Boston College faculty members are available to comment on the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Robert Bloom: Legal Issues

Matt Sienkiewicz: Cultural Impact




A Boston College legal expert is available to offer analysis of the murder trial of former NE Patriot Aaron Hernandez.

Robert Bloom



Boston College experts are available to comment on the Catholic Church and Pope Francis.

Catholic Church Experts




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