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Boston University Arts & Sciences
CAS News August 6, 2012
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Boston University Joins Discovery Channel Telescope Partners for Celebration of “First Light”
A delegation of Boston University faculty, including the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, joined other Discovery Channel Telescope partners to celebrate the new telescope’s “first light” (first observation of a distant astronomical object). Read more
Researchers at BU, MIT Make Promising Discovery in Study of Terahertz Radiation
A team of researchers at Boston University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a number of other institutions recently observed that certain materials undergo an insulator-to-metal transition under the influence of terahertz radiation. Their findings have promising implications for the development of terahertz semiconductors and other applications. Read more
CAS Mourns the Loss of Archaeology PhD Candidate Chad DiGregorio
Third-year PhD student Chad DiGregorio, working on an archaeological dig in western Turkey, was found dead on the morning of July 19, apparently the victim of a fall in a rugged area of hills and caves in the province of Manisa. The promising scholar will be missed by colleagues, friends, and family. Read more
Withers’ Research Pinpoints Solar Events Blocking Martian Satellite Signal
In August 2005, the Mars Express spacecraft was dutifully sending back data on the stratigraphy of the upper regions of the Martian crust when its signal kept getting interrupted. NASA scientists wanted to know why. Now, a study by Boston University College of Arts & Sciences researchers provides a clear answer. Read more
CAS Student Academic Life is Moving to 100 Bay State Road
The offices affiliated with Student Academic Life in the College of Arts & Sciences have moved to the new Center for Student Services at 100 Bay State Road. The CAS Advising Center, Records, Pre-Professional Advising, and Student Programs & Leadership occupy the 4th floor of the building. Phone/fax numbers and email addresses for these offices have not changed. Read more
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Faculty Accolades

Archie Burnett
Co-director of the Editorial Institute and Professor of English

Maria Zlateva
Assistant Professor in the Writing Program

Husain Haqqani
Professor of the Practice, International Relations

this month's accolades
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