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R. Shep Melnick

A directive on 'equal access' by the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights will produce mountains of paperwork but is unlikely to improve the education of minority children, contends O'Neill Professor of American Politics R. Shep Melnick in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal.

Gustavo Morello, S.J.

In The Catholic Church and Argentina's Dirty War, Assistant Professor of Sociology Gustavo Morello, S.J., a native of Argentina, focuses on an episode of forced disappearance to explore the complex relationship between Catholic faith and political violence. BC Bookmarks

Ellen Winner

The cost can be significant in terms of both money and stress, Professor of Psychology Ellen Winner tells Reuters.

Republic of Letters

Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

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Bob Kempf

WGBH COO Ben Godley today announced that Bob Kempf, a graduate of Boston College with a degree in political science and philosophy, will join the Boston public media producer as Vice President for Digital Services. News Release

Karl Baden

Assistant Professor of the Practice Karl Baden’s photography is featured in South x Southeast photomagazine. The first collection, “RISING,” is a hybrid of street photography and environmental portraiture created in a single location—the exit escalator of an urban public transportation system. The second project, entitled “Another Summer,” serves as a record of Baden's summer experiences.

Research Highlight

Dunwei Wang

New Door to Artificial Photosynthesis

A team of scientists led by Associate Professor of Chemistry Dunwei Wang reports the first "unassisted" water splitting using only hematite and silicon as solar absorbers, opening a new door to energy-harvesting artificial photosynthesis. The report is published in the journal Nature Communications. BC News Release | PhyOrg | R&D Magazine | AZO Network