Anthony Janetos Remembered for His Leadership, Dedication, and Scholarship

World-renowned CAS expert on climate change died Tuesday Anthony Janetos, an internationally renowned climate change researcher and director of BU’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, died August 6, following a brief illness. Photo (left) by Jackie Ricciardi. Anthony Janetos was not only an internationally renowned expert on climate change, […]

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Fighting Tick-Borne Disease with Computer Science

BU scientists on team building predictive tool to keep insects in check BU ecologists Tempest McCabe (GRS’21) and Michael Dietze develop computational tools to study the complex interactions between plants, animals, and climate. They want to find ways to predict ecological changes, such as fluctuations in tick populations, which could affect human health. Photo by […]

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Congress Resists Research Cuts

2017 budget seen as hopeful preview for next round: 2018 funding Congress’ budget agreement for the remainder of fiscal year 2017 is good news for researchers and student aid—and a likely preview of how Congress will respond to Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, with its massive cuts to research and higher education. Photo by mj0007/iStock. Like […]

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Taking Stock of the New President’s Foreign Policy Proposals

BU experts predict “a ride like we… have never seen before” Rex Tillerson, Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, has close ties with Russia, which concerns both senators who must confirm him and some BU foreign affairs scholars. Photo by Olivier Douliery/ABACA (Sipa via AP Images). rom vowing to pull out of last year’s United […]

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