While some kids were afraid of going to the doctor, Christie Louis looked forward to each of her doctor’s appointments. From a young age, she knew she wanted to go into healthcare.
Boston College Professor and Chair of the Economics Department Christopher F. Baum was presented with an American Economic Association (AEA) Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes his work in promoting increased accessibility within the field of economic research.
Boston College sociology professor Juliet Schor is leading a research team that is currently conducting world-wide studies analyzing the benefits of the four-day work week.
On Wednesday, Calderón Hernández spoke to the Boston College community on the link between environmental pollutants and cancer in Mexico. This lecture was the first in the Global Lecture Series, which brings international voices engaged in activism and research to BC.
The Affirm Lab, a research team at Boston College whose goal is to improve care for stigmatized youth, is currently conducting two studies to assess how mental health clinics and schools can better support transgender youth.
Hosted on September 13th in the historic auditorium of Sanders Theatre, the 28th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony brought together researchers from around the world who busied themselves with investigating areas of scientific inquiry that first made people think, then made them laugh.
“I love teaching students about biology. I love helping them to learn how to think critically…to see what we can accomplish and the power we have as individuals to change the world,” said Laura Anne Lowery, a biology professor at BC.