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.
On August 1, Dr. Ann Cudd took over as the new Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, which means that Virginia Sapiro has passed the torch after eight years leading the College. As she begins her well-earned sabbatical, Gina bequeaths a CAS that is very different from how she found it.
The Society of Experimental Psychologists honored Stephen Grossberg, professor of mathematics and psychology, with the 2015 Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering theoretical research on how brains give rise to minds.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising and the 2015 CAS Teaching Awards!
Professor of International Relations and Sociology Susan Eckstein has been awarded the prestigious John Simons Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship for her continuing research on “Cuban immigration exceptionalism.”
Eichenbaum, director of the BU Center for Memory and Brain, has joined some of the world’s most accomplished thinkers as a fellow in the prestigious society.