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Maxim D. Shrayer

Yom Kippur in Amsterdam

Yom Kippur in Amsterdam, the title story from a 2009 collection by Professor of Russian, English and Jewish Studies Maxim D. Shrayer, has been selected for the anthology The New Diaspora: The Changing Landscape of American Jewish Fiction. BC Bookmarks

John Ebel

'Swarm' of earthquakes

Analysis of seismic data recorded by BC's Weston Observatory during two weeks of earthquake 'swarms' in Plainfield, Connecticut, earlier this year shows more than 60 small quakes occurred in the first week, geophysicist John Ebel tells Connecticut Magazine.

David Geraghty

Sloan Foundation Fellow

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

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Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

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Thomas Seyfried

Metabolic approach to cancer treatment

Professor of Biology Thomas Seyfried told an overflow audience at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition that a new metabolic approach to cancer treatment is overdue, calling some existing regimens barbaric and toxic. Ocala Star Banner

Peter Ireland

Prepping markets for rising interest rates

How could the Federal Open Market Committee better prepare markets for higher interest rates? Murray and Monti Professor of Economics Peter Ireland, a member of the Shadow Open Market Committee, is co-author of an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal.

Research Highlight

Ken Williams

Drug shows promise against HIV

A drug used to treat patients with Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis has helped scientists confirm how "viral reservoirs" form in patients living with HIV and proven effective at blocking the pathways to those reservoirs, Professor of Biology Ken Williams and a team of researchers report in the journal PLOS Pathogens. BC News Release (via Medical Express).