Also in this issue

  • The Rest Is Poetry

    Language professors discover rare Spanish and Mandinka poetry manuscripts in unlikely places.

  • When Robots Fly

    Interdisciplinary research team models flying robots on birds, bats, and insects.

  • Voracious Scholar

    Nicole Bhatia (CAS'13) spent her summer immersed in editorial work at BU's Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies.

  • A Light Mood

    The luminous "skyscapes" of Roy Perkinson beckon.

How We Make Financial Decisions

Overseer Kenneth Slater's family has endowed a chair in behavioral economics, a hot research area.

One-Way Tickets

Professor Alicia Borinsky's new book offers a glimpse into the struggles of Nabokov and other expatriate writers and artists.

More Cloak, Less Dagger

CIA veteran Joseph Wippl suggests the nation's spies need to take a longer-term view.

Taking a Listen with Eric

Getting his start as a radio host in his student days at BU, Eric Jackson has brought his fans the sounds of jazz greats for 30 years.

Nothing Wrong with Wooliness

Irish playwright Ronan Noone (GRS'01) speaks to his craft.