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Welkin Johnson

To fight viruses in the present, "genetic fossil hunters" including Professor of Biology Welkin Johnson are combing through ancient viruses similar to HIV to learn more about their historical role in disease and human evolution. STAT News

Heather Richardson Cox

In a piece for Atlantic Media Co.'s global  business publication, Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson writes on the controversy surrounding Donald Trump's remarks about women and its affect on the Republican party.

Eranthie Weerapana

New clues to the cellular damage caused by age-related increases in oxidative stress are revealed in NIH-funded studies by Associate Professor of Chemistry Eranthie Weerapana. BC News

Joseph Tecce

Candidates and Body Language
Associate Professor of Psychology Joseph Tecce weighs in on what the presidential and vice presidential candidates' movements during debate may indicate. NECN "The Take".

Republic of Letters

Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

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David Hopkins

Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats tells the strikingly parallel stories of how the conservative movement simultaneously undermined popular faith in both mainstream academe and journalism among its supporters, according to a piece by the book's co-authors, one of whom is Assistant Professor of Political Science David Hopkins, for Inside Higher Ed.

Peter Krause

Assistant Professor Peter Krause conducted interviews with MSNBC, WGBH and NECN on the weekend attacks in New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota, as well as the U.S. response to terrorism.

Research Highlight

BC Earns Highest Research Classification

Boston College has been elevated to an 'R1' institution—a designation assigned by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education to doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity. BC News

Undergraduate Research Fellowships

Learn about "Five science laboratories and their undergraduate researchers."