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Robert Bloom
Tsarnaev jury selection

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's disheveled appearance during the first week of jury selection was most likely deliberate, Law School Professor Robert Bloom tells WGBH 'Morning Edition'

Connell School of Nursing award
Connell School-VA partnership

The Connell School of Nursing has been honored for its collarboration with VA Boston Health Care Systems. BC News Release

Andrew Nelson
The paraphernalia of politics

Explore the archive of Andrew D. Nelson '02, which includes upwards of 25,000 items from campaigns run by Massachusetts politicians, as well as a significant BC collection. Boston Globe

David Hopkins
The 'invisible primary'

Assistant Professor of Political Science David Hopkins discusses attempts by important elements of each major party to anoint a presidential nominee before voting even begins. Vox.com

Solomon Friedberg
Misunderstood math

If properly implemented, Common Core standards will lead to a generation of Americans students who are better prepared to use mathematics, said McIntyre Professor of Mathematics Solomon Friedberg. Bay State Parent

Alan Rogers
Inside Boston's time capsule

Take a look inside the time capsule buried by Samuel Adams and Paul Revere in 1795 and recovered from the State House in 2014 with Professor of History Alan Rogers. 'CBS This Morning'

Brighton Campus
NYT on Brighton Campus

The transformation of Boston's 'Little Rome' into BC's Brighton Campus is highlighted by the New York Times

James Bretzke, SJJames Weiss
The global Church

Of the 15 new cardinals newly appointed by Pope Francis, most are from developing countries. School of Theology and Ministry Professor James Bretzke, S.J., and Associate Professor of Theology Rev. James Weiss comment in the International Business Times

Martha Bayles
The CIA and journalists

College of Arts and Sciences Honors Program faculty member Martha Bayles weighs in on the complex relationship between the CIA and journalists. Boston Globe

Michael D. Grubb
'Bill shock' agreement

Assistant Professor of Economics Michael D. Grubb weighs in on the FCC's new requirement that mobile providers alert customers to possible surcharges. WalletHub.com

Heather Cox RichardsonAlan Wolfe
Political legacies

Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson recalls the late Edward Brooke, the first African-American to be popularly elected to the U.S. Senate, in an interview with WBUR's 'Radio Boston,' while Professor of Political Science Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life, discussed the Catholic liberal tradition of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, who died January 1, on WGBH News

Jonathan LaurencePeter Krause
Terror in Paris

Political scientists Jonathan Laurence and Peter Krause discusss the terror attack in Paris and the global approach to dealing with Islamic extremists. Bloomberg TV, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and NECN 'Broadside' | Laurence writes on politics and free speech in the aftermath of the attack in Slate and Brookings UpFront; he also comments in the New York Times

Hosffman Ospino
2014 Catholics of the Year

School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor Hosffman Ospino has been named among the 'Catholics of the Year,' by Our Sunday Visitor, the largest national U.S. Catholic newspaper, for his research on Hispanic Catholic parishes.

George O'Toole
'Cool, calm, totally objective'

U.S. District Judge George A. O'Toole Jr., who graduated from BC in 1969 and is presiding in the high-profile trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is noted for both his no-nonsense approach and his sense of fairness. Boston Globe

Peter Ireland
The economic year ahead

The U.S. economy enters the New Year with considerable strength, Murray and Monti Professor of Economics Peter Ireland writes in his latest piece for Economics21