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Gregory Kalscheur, S.J.

Fr. Kalscheur Named MCAS Dean

Gregory Kalscheur, S.J., who has served as interim dean of the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences since June of 2014, has been appointed dean, University President William P. Leahy, S.J., and Provost and Dean of Faculties David Quigley announced at University Convocation.

John Ebel

Geological Society of America Fellow

Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor and Chair John Ebel, a geophysicist and former director of BC's Weston Observatory, has been elected a fellow of the Geological Society of America for his seismological research, teaching and work to increase public awareness and understanding of earthquakes.

Caroline Bicks

Shakespeare Not Stirred

In her new book, Associate Professor of English Caroline Bicks seeks to relate Shakespeare to everyday life by blending literature and libations. The volume has been featured by the Boston Globe and the Folger Shakespeare Library's "Shakespeare Unlimited" podcast.

Republic of Letters

Recent books by Arts & Sciences faculty members

More Features

Peter Krause

Assistant Professor Peter Krause argues that recent West Bank attacks on Palestinians reflect a deeper debate over the nature of Israel in a new article in War on the Rocks.


U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Teaching Award

Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences alumna Yunseon Esther Kim '05 has received a Fulbright Distinguished Award for Teaching--one of the most prestigious and selective scholarships world-wide--to study and conduct research at Sheffield Hallam University in England. BC News

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