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Sara MoormanAssociate Sociology Professor Sara Moorman is a 2016 winner of NIH's Matilda White Riley Early Stage Investigator award.

Stephanie M. Schopf and Isabel Ramos HernándezStephanie M. Schopf received the Gamson Award for overall academic achievement, and Isabel Ramos Hernández received the Karp Award for the outstanding senior honors thesis.

Juliet SchorProfessor Juliet Schor is a contributor to and was interviewed for the new film Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things.

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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.