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A Note from Dean Cudd: Tackling the Global Challenge of Climate Change

By Matthew Dicintio
December 6th, 2016

"There is no doubt among the world’s scientists (including BU’s) that anthropogenic climate change is underway," Ann E. Cudd, Dean of the College of Arts... More

Earth & Environment alum joins all-female expedition to Antarctica

By Matthew Dicintio
December 5th, 2016

Ida Kubiszewski, who received her MA in Energy and Environmental Analysis from BU, is part of the largest all-female expedition to set sail for Antarctica. More

Associate Professor Michael Dietze publishes in New Phytologist

By Matthew Dicintio
November 30th, 2016

Associate Professor Michael Dietze has co-authored "A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models" in the journal New Phytologist. Dr. Dietze... More

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Professor Lawford Anderson lectures and tours Arnold Arboretum

By Matthew Dicintio
November 30th, 2016

Professor James Lawford Anderson will deliver a lecture at Arnold Arboretum, Wednesday, November 30, 7:00 pm, entitled “Six Ice Ages in One Billion Years, Climate... More

Dr. Lucy Hutyra and Andrew Trlica join urban earth science discussion

By Matthew Dicintio
November 28th, 2016

Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra and PhD candidate Andrew Trlica will join other members of the sciences faculty to discuss "Urban Earth Science: Understanding the Potential... More

Associate Professor Michael Dietze receives federal grant to study tickborne diseases

By Matthew Dicintio
November 28th, 2016

Associate Professor Michael Dietze and his colleagues at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign... More

Lecturer Rick Reibstein to host webinars on sustainability and responsibility

By Matthew Dicintio
November 16th, 2016

In conjunction with his new textbook Developing Sustainable Environmental Responsibility, Lecturer Rick Reibstein will host webinars over the next month. The free series will elaborate... More

Article co-authored by Research Assistant Professor Robert Buchwaldt reaches wider media

By Matthew Dicintio
November 16th, 2016

This month Research Assistant Professor Robert Buchwaldt co-authored "Rapid conversion of an oceanic spreading center to a subduction zone inferred from high-precision geochronology" in the... More

Assistant Professor Rachael Garrett publishes in the Journal of Cleaner Production

By Matthew Dicintio
November 16th, 2016

Assistant Professor Rachael Garrett has co-authored "Corporate Investments in Supply Chain Sustainability: Selecting Instruments in the Agri-Food Industry" in the latest issue of the Journal... More

Associate Professor Wally Fulweiler named 2016 ASLO Fellow

By Matthew Dicintio
November 15th, 2016

Congratulations to Associate Professor Robinson W. Fulweiler, who has been named to the 2016 fellows program of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and... More

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Professor Cutler Cleveland joins discussion on 2016 election

By Matthew Dicintio
November 9th, 2016

Professor Cutler J. Cleveland joined other members of the BU faculty and staff who have written for BU Today to talk about this week's election... More

Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra attends Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium

By Matthew Dicintio
November 4th, 2016

Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra is in Irvine, California, this week, attending the 28th annual Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium, sponsored by the National Academy of... More

Lecturer Rick Reibstein publishes on pollution prevention on RegBlog

By Matthew Dicintio
November 4th, 2016

Lecturer Rick Reibstein has published a piece on pollution prevention on RegBlog, the Penn Law source of regulatory news, analysis, and opinion. Click to read... More

PhD student Emily Chua and Associate Professor Wally Fulweiler co-author paper

By Matthew Dicintio
November 4th, 2016

PhD student Emily Chua, Associate Professor Wally Fulweiler, and their co-authors have published "A Review of the Emerging Field of Underwater Mass Spectrometry" in Frontiers... More

Professor Ranga Myneni co-authors article in PNAS

By Matthew Dicintio
November 4th, 2016

Earth and Environment Professor Ranga Myneni recently coauthored an article titled "Reducing uncertainties in decadal variability of the global carbon budget with multiple datasets" in... More

Professor Anthony Janetos to chair University’s Climate Action Plan Task Force

By Matthew Dicintio
November 1st, 2016

BU President Robert A. Brown has selected Anthony Janetos, Earth & Environment Professor and Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of... More

Professor Cutler Cleveland joins the Pardee School’s Behind the Headline series

By Matthew Dicintio
October 28th, 2016

Professor Cutler Cleveland joined a panel at BU's Fredrick S. Pardee School of Global Studies to discuss whether Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is an accurate... More

Ph.D. graduate Rachel Nalepa and Assistant Professor Anne Short Gianotti co-author paper in Geoforum

By Matthew Dicintio
October 26th, 2016

Earth & Environment Ph.D. graduate Rachel Nalepa and Assistant Professor Anne Short Gianotti have co-authored a paper with Dana Bauer of Clark University in Geoforum. The... More

Professors Suchi Gopal and Nathan Phillips join Open Science forum

By Matthew Dicintio
October 25th, 2016

As part of BU's Open Access Week, Professors Gopal and Phillips will join representatives from the Center for Regenerative Medicine and Department of Computer Science... More

Postdoc William Nardin joins University of Maryland faculty

By Matthew Dicintio
October 20th, 2016

William Nardin, currently a postdoc at BU, has joined the faculty at the University of Maryland as assistant professor. During his PhD William worked at... More