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Reflections on 9/11

College of Arts and Sciences Dean David Quigley, who had spent much of the summer preceding the attacks conducting research in and on New York City, reflects on the tragedy and its aftermath. More

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

BC Earns Highest Research Classification

Boston College has been elevated to an 'R1' institution—a designation assigned by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education to doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity. BC News

Christina Richie

Theology doctoral student Th.M. '12, Ph.D. '16 Cristina Richie has received the 2016 Evangelical Press Association First Place Student Writer of the Year Award for her article "Diet and Cross-Religious Witness."

Jeffrey Stokes

Ph.D. candidate Jeffrey Stokes' recent article was selected for special highlight in the Relationship Matters podcast (through the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships). 

Kate Olson

Ph.D. candidate Kate Olson has won a grant for research from E3: Economics for Equity and Environment. Her project, entitled “The New Food Economy in Vermont: evaluating the Hardwick model”, is to study the growth of an alternative food network. Professor Juliet Schor is Kate's advisor.

Peter Krause

Assistant Professor Peter Krause was interviewed about the tactics used in recent ISIS attacks in Baghdad, Bangladesh, and Istanbul, as well as ways to combat terror in America, in a live appearance on MSNBC.

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David Broido

Boston College Professor of Physics David Broido is part of a team of researchers from six universities awarded a five-year, $7.5-million grant from the Office of Naval Research to develop new, highly efficient heat-conducting materials. BC News

Andrew Jorgenson

Sociology Professor Andrew Jorgenson's research examines the issue of “disproportionality” in fossil fuel-burning power plant emissions—the idea that some plants produce a heftier share of a nation’s total electricity-based emissions than others. The Washington Post

Graduate Students Honored

In recognition of their excellence as teaching fellows or teaching assistants, a select group of BC graduate students received the Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award. Also. Kelly Dumais, a doctoral student in psychology, was awarded the Engelhard Pingree Fellowship.