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
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. Quartz.com
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
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".
Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members
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.
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