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To power a car to travel hundreds of miles at a time, lithium-ion batteries will have to hold more energy, without growing too big. A new method of stabilizing carbon that could pave the way for batteries to meet those standards is reported by Associate Professor of Chemistry Dunwei Wang in the German journal Angewandt Chemie. 
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Assistant Professor Jeffery Byers, whose research focuses on the development of sustainable chemistry, has received a $655,000 CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, the agency's most prestigious grant for junior faculty.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jeffery Byers, whose research focuses on the development of sustainable chemistry including the catalytic synthesis of new, environmentally friendly polymers, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, the agency's most prestigious grant ...
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A drug used to treat patients with Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis has helped scientists confirm how "viral reservoirs" form in patients living with HIV and proven effective at blocking the pathways to those reservoirs, Professor of Biology Ken Williams and a team of researchers report in the journal PLOS Pathogens. #BCexperts
A drug used to treat patients with Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis has helped scientists confirm how 'viral reservoirs' form in patients living with HIV and also proven effective in animal trials at blocking the pathways to those reservoirs in the brain and gut, a team of researchers reported ...
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A partnership between the Connell School of Nursing and the VA Boston Healthcare System has established a new program to enhance the training and professional development of nurse practitioners who work with veterans and their families.
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A glimpse into our historic winter in Boston. (Produced by Sean Casey, Boston College Office of News & Public Affairs, additional Cinematography by Max Prio '16 and Adisa Duke '15) Longing for spring? See some other seasons on the Heights here: http://bit.ly/BCseasons #BOSnow  
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They're a delight for kids, but often pose problems for parents. Center for Work and Family Associate Director Jennifer Fraone discussed the snow day dilemma on WBUR 'Radio Boston'
Around much of the region, five of the past six schools days have been snow days, which might mean hot cocoa and sledding for some, but if you're a working parent, snow days can also put you in a bind.
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St. Columbkille Partnership School in Brighton has received four grants totaling $1.65 million from area foundations and a local business which will pave the way for the expansion of the middle school.
St. Columbkille Partnership School in Brighton has received four grants totaling $1.65 million from area foundations and a local business to support and enhance academic programs and ongoing capital improvements, and which will pave the way for the expansion of the middle school, ...
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Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Geraghty has received a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded annually by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to rising stars among U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars. Geraghty's work focuses on number theory and a sub-area known as the Langlands program.
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"Agape" is a Greek word for a kind of love that seeks nothing in return. Since 2006, Boston College has held monthly Agape Latte events that offer students a opportunity to share conversations about faith. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1ztgBeX
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Faculty and students at the School of Social Work visited the Arizona-Mexico border as part of an innovative course on immigration.
School of Social Work Associate Professor of Macro Practice Westy Egmont, director of the BC Immigrant Integration Lab, and part-time faculty member Maryanne Loughry, RSM, associate director of Jesuit Refugee Service Australia, took a group of students to the Arizona-Mexico border as part of an ...
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The Tunisian Islamist party Ennahda's stamp of approval allows the young democracy's first post-transition government to achieve a majority in parliament. In the short term, however, the larger secularist party Nida Tounes claims to be making the greater political compromise, writes Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence.
This week, Tunisia's ruling party took the step of bringing Tunisian Islamist party Ennahda into a governing coalition. Jonathan Laurence takes stock of this historical milestone in the development of Tunisian democracy. 
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A C-SPAN series marking the sesquicentennial of the Civil War features Professor of History Heather Cox Richardson, who talks about how cowboys became a symbol for a newly reunited America during the Reconstruction Era.
Boston College history professor Heather Cox Richardson talks about how cowboys became a symbol for a newly reunited America during the Reconstruction Era.
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Boston College was founded in 1863 by the Society of Jesus to serve the sons of Boston's Irish immigrants. It was the first institution of higher education to be founded in the city of Boston. Today, it is one of the foremost universities in the nation, with a coeducational enrollment of 14,720 undergraduate and graduate students. Boston College has drawn students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

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