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Dean Cudd announced the winners of the 2016 Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising and the 2016 CAS Teaching Awards during the final faculty meeting of the semester on April 27. Congratulations to all!
Professor of Earth & Environment Ranga Myneni co-authored a study that shows significant greening of a quarter to one-half of the Earth’s vegetated lands due to increased CO2 fertilization.
After twenty years at BU (and more than five as an associate dean), Professor of International Relations Strom Thacker has accepted the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Union College in New York. CAS News spoke with him about his new position and what he will miss most about his time here.
Within the past 15 months, five out of the 13 faculty members from the Department of Classical Studies have produced books that have been published by major presses.
This year, 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers received the 2016 Sloan Research Fellowship, including CAS’ own Assistant Professor of Astronomy Catherine Espaillat and Assistant Professor of Physics Alex Sushkov.
In a Q&A with CAS News, Professor of the Sociology of Religion Nancy Ammerman discusses her role with the International Panel on Social Progress, and how it will help explain the role of religion in social progress to politicians, decision-makers, and others.
With the help of CAS professors, postdocs, and graduate students, a 20-year experiment solved the mystery of neutrinos—and won a Nobel Prize.
Poet, brain researcher receive highest faculty distinction
Studies how organ systems coordinate their functions and integrate as a network
As of September 1, CAS welcomed a new associate dean for social sciences and the first associate dean for mathematical & computational sciences.