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CAS News March 7, 2013
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A Better Way to Measure Vehicle Emissions
BU researchers introduce new model to more accurately measure vehicle emissions. Read more
The Link Between Climate Change and Butterfly Flight
BU biologists find butterflies are taking flight earlier as climate warms. Read more
Teaching High Schoolers to Program in 3D
BU computer scientists introduce Boston-area high school students to the art of computer gaming. Read more
CS’s Terzi Wins NSF Early Career Award
Computer scientist Evimaria Terzi recognized for achievements in data mining. Read more
CAS Prof a Valued Witness in Rwanda Trials
Testimony draws on years of personally documenting genocide. Read more
Decanal Musings: Bleak Prospects for PhDs
Dean Sapiro offers strategies to counter the “PhD bust.” Read more
How Prevalent Is Scientific Misconduct?
BU Professor of Biology and editor of Biological Conservation Richard Primack assesses a recent case. Read more
Where Stars Come From
Super telescopes peer inside a cloud where stars may be born
Journey with Professor of Astronomy and Associate Dean of Research James Jackson to the “brick” at the heart of the Milky Way. Read more
CAS Presents: Faculty in the Spotlight
Using Bingo to Help Fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s—with Alice Cronin-Golomb
A simple game yields insights that improve the lives of thousands afflicted with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Watch the video

More faculty videos
Call for Proposals for First Annual Silas Peirce Lecture
Proposals for the 2013/14 Silas Peirce Lecture are due by Friday, March 8, 2013. Read more
CAS Leads BU List of Promotions to Professor
Twelve of 17 newly minted professors are from CAS. Read more
Sticking Together: The Double-Hiring Challenge and Academic Couples
Dean Sapiro and BU Provost Jean Morrison spoke with New Scientist magazine about the challenge of professor-couples. Read more
BU’s Ethan Rubin Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Ethan Rubin (CAS’10) is the third BU student to be awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship since the program began in 2001. Read more
The Feminine Mystique, 50 Years Later
Latest Discoveries Lecture Series event looks back on 50 years with The Feminine Mystique. Read More
History Celebrates 500th Anniversary of Machiavelli’s The Prince
BU History event finds that after 500 years, Machiavelli is as relevant as ever. Read more
Who Would You Put on Mount Rushmore?
Some BU campus leaders share their thoughts on who deserves a place on Rushmore. Read more
BU Arts Initiative: Affordable Culture at BU and Beyond
New University-wide initiative focuses on bringing the arts to all students. Read more
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Lectures & Events
7
MAR
Silent Film Classics: Nosferatu
18
MAR
Corinne Jaber and Joyce Van Dyke: A Conversation on Contemporary Theatre
19
MAR
With Shakespeare from Kabul to the Globe
21
MAR
French Caribbeans in Africa
21
MAR
Silent Film Classics: The Wind
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Faculty Meetings & Deadlines
8
MAR
Summer Term Deadline
Call for Proposals for First Annual Silas Peirce Lecture
9–15
Mar
Spring Recess
20
MAR
CAS Faculty Meeting
27
MAR
Humanities CCD Meeting
3
APR
CAS CCD Meeting
5
APR
Secondary (Administrative) Appointments and Reappointments Due
Faculty Search Requests Due
8
APR
Natural Sciences CCD
10
APR
Social Sciences CCD
Faculty Meetings
Faculty News

Karen Allen
Professor of Chemistry

Mary C. Beaudry
Professor of Archaeology

William C. Carroll
Professor of English

Anna Henchman
Assistant Professor of English

Ramesh Jasti
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Maurice Lee
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Christopher Martin
Associate Professor of English

Virginia Sapiro
Dean of Arts & Sciences

Andrew West
Assistant Professor of Astronomy

Graham Wilson
Professor and Chair of Political Science

this month's accolades
Alumni News
BU Physics Alumnus Michael Manfra (PhD, 1999) and his team at Purdue University were awarded a $1M research grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop an ultrapure semiconductor capable of achieving correlated states. Read more
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