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Jeffrey StokesPh.D. candidate Jeffrey Stokes was interviewed on the Relationship Matters podcast series about his recently published article, “Marital Quality and Loneliness in Later Life.”

Student Attendees at Scholars Banquet 2016Sophomore and junior sociology majors Emily Franko, Emma Coffey, Margaret Stern, and Sangwoo Kim were recognized at the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Scholars Banquet.

Andrew JorgensonThe latest issue of Sociology of Development (Vol 2, No 1, Spring 2016), co-edited by BC Sociology Professor Andrew Jorgenson, is now available online.

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SocialEyes cover

SocialEyes is our undergraduate academic journal, run by the students themselves. Check out their latest issue, Spring 2016.

Our Common Home: An Ethical Summons On Climate Change

Cardinal TurksonVideos are now available for BC’s ILA-sponsored four-day conference exploring the implications of Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment and climate change. Papal advisor Cardinal Peter K.A. Turkson (pictured above) was a featured speaker, along with U.S. Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey, White House Office of Science and Technology Director John Holdren, and several others. The Boston College Chronicle describes the event in more detail. Associate Sociology Professor Brian Gareau was a co-lead faculty member of the conference, which was timed to immediately follow Pope Francis's September 23-27 visit to Washington, New York and Philadelphia.