A delegation of Boston College students and faculty will travel to Dubai on Nov. 30 for COP28. This is the third consecutive year BC will attend the United Nations (UN) summit on climate change.
The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society recently hired climate scientists Yi Ming and Hanqin Tian, the institute’s first core faculty members.
The Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society is on schedule for it’s December 2021 opening, said Mary Nardone, associate vice president for Capital Projects Management.
Boston College’s major construction projects are all currently under active construction, as the City of Boston begins a phased reopening of construction.
The information session was the second of this year’s “BC 101” meetings, which are designed to get new employees up to speed on campus developments.
In a speech at last week’s faculty convocation, Boston College Executive Vice President Mike Lochhead offered an overview of the nearly 75 ongoing and completed campus improvement projects.
Professor Howard Straubing took the reigns of Boston College’s computer science department earlier this summer. Straubing, a 35-year veteran of the department, will serve as chairman for the next three years, succeeding Professor Sergio Alvarez.