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Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright met with students before giving the inaugural address of the Council for Women of Boston College Colloquium Nov. 4 in Robsham Theater. Boston College Chronicle


Katherine McAuliffe

Learning fair play

Cultural differences may shape when children develop a sense of fairness, with significant variations across countries, according to the results of global experiment conducted by researchers including leading co-author and Assistant Professor of Psychology Katherine McAuliffe. Their results are reported in the journal NatureBC News | Nature News, The Atlantic, Nature News, Washington Post, Brain Decoder, Medical Daily, Health Daily, PhysOrg, World Science, Science Daily

White House summit on next-gen high schools

Lynch School of Education Professor Michael Barnett discussed his innovative STEM education initiatives at a National Science Foundation forum and at the first White House Summit on Next-Generation High Schools. BC News Release

Thomas Chiles

BC scientist joins global commission on pollution, health

DeLuca Professor of Biology and Vice Provost for Research Thomas Chiles is among influential leaders, researchers and practitioners named to the Global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development, an initiative of The Lancet, The Global Alliance on Health and Pollution and Mount Sinai's Icahn School of Medicine, with the U.N. and World Bank.

Rebecca Lowenhaupt

Family engagement in schools

In an effort to encourage more participation among families in programs and events at their children's schools, Watertown's public schools will collaborate with the Lynch School of Education on an initiative led by Assistant Professor Rebecca Lowenhaupt. BC News Release | Boston Globe,  Watertown TAB

Sharlene Hesse Biber

AMS Fellow

Professor of Mathematics Tao Li has been elected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. He is one of 50 distinguished mathematicians from around the world to be selected among the 2016 cohort.

BC Info

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Boston College immigration experts are available to comment on the issues related to refugees from Syria.

Kari Hong

Westy Egmont




Expert Sources: Terror Attacks

Boston College experts are available to comment on ISIS and the terror attacks in France.

Jonathan Laurence


Natana DeLong-Bas




A Boston College gambling expert is available to comment on issues connected to the rise of sports fantasy leagues.

Richard McGowan, SJ




A Boston College expert is available to comment on political and security issues surrounding Syria.

Peter Krause




Expert Sources: Presidential Race 2016

Boston College political experts are available to offer commentary on the candidates for president.

On GOP field

On Rand Paul

On Hillary Clinton

On Marco Rubio

On Jeb Bush

On Chris Christie

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

Catholic Church Experts




BC Bookmarks


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