Tag: Summer Fellows

Faculty Research Fellow James McCann and Former Summer Fellow Kristen Carey Present at First Rocky Mountain Workshop on African History

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Prof. James McCann and 2018 Graduate Summer Fellow Kristen Carey presented at the first Rocky Mountain Workshop on African History from August 9-11 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Carey, a PhD candidate in the Department of History, presented a paper titled “Bogeys and Misconceptions: The Formation and Portrayal of Tanzanian Population Policy: […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Program Enters Home Stretch

Last week, the seven 2019 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows submitted initial drafts of their research papers. Over the past month, the Fellows have had lunch discussions with Faculty Research Fellows Prof. Wendy Heiger-Bernays (Environmental Health), Prof. Lucy Hutyra (Earth and Environment), and Prof. Les Kaufman (Biology), as well as Jennifer Weeks, the Environment and Energy […]

Graduate Summer Fellow Nicholas Ray Authors Paper on Oyster Denitrification in Coastal Ecosystems

Nicholas Ray, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biology and a 2019 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow, is the first author of a recent paper exploring oysters’ denitrification ability. In the paper, published in Marine Ecology Progress Series (MEPS), Ray and his co-authors demonstrate that the oyster digestive system can remove significant amounts of […]

New Paper: “Demography is not Destiny: The Faulty Link Between Population and Development”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has published a new paper in its Issues in Brief series. The paper, titled “Demography is not Destiny: The Faulty Link Between Population and Development,” was written by Kristen Carey, a PhD candidate in the department of history and a 2018 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow. […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Give Presentations at Midpoint of Program

Over the past two weeks, the 2019 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows have had lunch discussions with Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Kevin Gallagher (Pardee School of Global Studies and Director of the Global Development Policy Center) and Faculty Associate Prof. Felice Amato (School of Visual Arts). On June 26, as they reached the midpoint of the […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Participate in Game Session on Decision-Making About Future Risks

Over the course of the past two weeks, the Graduate Summer Fellows at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future have had a lunch discussion with Center Director Prof. Anthony Janetos, attended a reception with program alumni, and participated in an interactive game session designed to improve decision-making about the […]

2019 Graduate Summer Fellows Arrive at the Pardee Center

On Tuesday, May 28, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future welcomed the 2019 Graduate Summer Fellows to begin their 10 weeks in residence at the Pardee Center. Over the course of the summer, the seven BU graduate students will develop research papers to be considered for publication as part of the Pardee […]

Former Summer Fellow Ariana Gunderson Wins Gastronomy Program Award for Excellence in Graduate Study

Ariana Gunderson, a 2018 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow, recently won the Award For Excellence in Graduate Study for the Metropolitan College (MET) Gastronomy program. The award is presented each year during commencement to one student in each of MET’s 16 academic departments who “has exceptional academic records; has either made an outstanding contribution to […]

Former Summer Fellow Abaas Yunas Wins Eilts Award for Best Pardee School Graduate Thesis

Abaas Yunas, a 2018 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow, was awarded the 2019 Eilts Award for best graduate thesis at the Pardee School of Global Studies convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 18. The Amb. Hermann Frederick Eilts Thesis Awards are given annually to the best undergraduate and graduate theses written by Pardee School students. The award “recognizes […]

Pardee Center Announces 2019 Graduate Summer Fellows

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce its 2019 Graduate Summer Fellows. These seven outstanding Boston University graduate students represent six different academic departments. Starting May 28th, the Graduate Summer Fellows will spend 10 weeks at the Pardee House developing research papers to be considered for publication as part of […]