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Professor Hon and Snyder

The Great Snow Melt

What happens when a record-breaking snowfall finally melts? Associate Professors Noah Snyder and Rudolph Hon of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department explain. BC Chronicle

Peter Ireland

Three words for the Fed

Independence, accountability and transparency should be watchwords for the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee, writes Murray and Monti Professor of Economics Peter Ireland, co-author of a piece for Economics21.

Lisa Cahill

Women and the Church

A working paper issued before the recent Vatican plenary assembly on women offers a glimpse of the latest Catholic thinking about a number of issues, including as cosmetic surgery. Monan Professor of Theology Lisa Cahill was among experts asked to weigh in. New York Times

Republic of Letters

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Alan Rogers

Religion and medical care

Should parents' religious beliefs allow them to refuse medical care for their children or avoid standard medical practices? Professor of History Alan Rogers weighs in for the New York Times 'Room for Debate'.

James Cronin

Rules of a disordered world

Professor of History James Cronin's Global Rules: America, Britain and a Disordered World is a 'deeply researched and lucid history of the period between the Vietnam War and the present day,' according to a review by Foreign Affairs. | BC Bookmarks

Research Highlight

Jianmin Gao

A ‘warhead’ molecule

A research team in the lab of BC chemist Jianmin Gao details using a 'warhead' molecule to target deadly bacteria. BC News Release