Associate Professor Pam Templer made an appearance on HBO’s Vice News Tonight program, where she showed them her lab’s climate change simulation study in New Hampshire. You can watch the segment here.
Professor Sean Elliott was awarded a three-year renewal of funding to continue studying CO2 reductions. He has also been awarded four years of funding from the NIH for his research on the AdoMet Radical Enzyme superfamily--important enzymes in the production of natural products that can serve as drug molecules. Read more
Earth & Environment
Professor Curtis E. Woodcock received the 2016 William T. Pecora lifetime achievement award sponsored by the US Department of the Interior and NASA. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by individuals or groups toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing.
Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi received an award from the National Science Foundation to study climate change and ecosystems in Plum Island Sound, Massachusetts.
BU's Department of History is now home to a new journal from Cambridge University Press: Modern American History. The journal, edited by associate professors Brooke Blower and Sarah Phillips, is dedicated to US history since the late nineteenth century.
William Keylor, professor of international relations and history, chaired a session and presented a paper at a recent conference on President Barack Obama’s legacy in foreign policy. Read more
Assistant Professor Jeremy Menchik recently received an Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award from BU’s UROP program. Read more
Melinda Lopez, adjunct assistant professor of playwriting, received a big honor by Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: He officially named October 31 “Melinda Lopez Day” in the city to honor her contributions to the Boston theatre scene. Her latest work, “Mala,” runs through November 20 at ArtsEmerson’s Paramount Theatre. Read more
On November 1, undergraduates from Professor of Political Science Gina Sapiro’s course, “Political Science 314: Election Campaign Practicum,” held a panel discussion for Evergreen students who are also learning about the election. Undergraduates talked about their experience in the political science course and the electoral campaigns they participated in this semester.