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In its 45th year, PULSE is vibrant


History as reflected in comic books


Hoveyda honored for hydrocarbons research

A writer at work

Novelist, essayist and English Professor Elizabeth Graver, whose most recent work, The End of The Point, was long-listed for the National Book Award, talked about her inspiration and process in an interview with the Boston Globe.

'Old-fashioned espionage'

Germany is investigating two Germans suspected of spying for the U.S., and has expelled America's top intelligence official in Berlin. Political Science Associate Professor Jonathan Laurence discussed the developments with BBC/PRI 'The World,' Australian Broadcasting Co.'s 'The World Today,' The Hill and La Repubblica, among other media.

Gaza conflict

Political Science Assistant Professor Peter Krause wrote on the 'price' of radical flanks and the conflict in Gaza. Washington Post

Republic of Letters

Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

More Features

Revisiting racism

Recurring public acknowledgments of landmark events in the modern black struggle for civil rights provide opportunities for reflection on the nation's recent past and for examination of conscience, writes Theology Professor M. Shawn Copeland. America

Vatican II DVD Series

Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard Gaillardetz explores the enduring legacy and contributions of Vatican II in the current age in the new, 12-lecture DVD series Vatican II and the Church of the Third Millennium.

Research Highlight

Willie Padilla

Advance in THz imaging

An engineered metamaterial supports a faster, cheaper and higher fidelity technique to capture images using Terahertz light waves, according to a team of researchers including Physics Professor Willie Padilla, a lead author of the report in the journal Nature Photonics. BC News Release | PhysOrg | ECN Magazine | AzoNano