Video: Bridging the Widest Achievement Gap

David L. Kirp, professor of public policy at the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley, delivers a talk, titled “Bridging the Widest Achievement Gap: African-American Males and Equal Educational Opportunity,” sponsored by the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics.

Watch video of Kirp’s lecture on Boston College Front Row.

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Science Fans

Chemistry Professor Dunwei Wang, whose research examines ways to use nanotechnology as a potential platform for clean energy applications, brings scientists and high-tech toys from his lab to pre-game Fanfests prior to Eagles home games.

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Padilla Earns Presidential Award

Associate Professor of Physics Willie J. Padilla has been named by President Obama as a recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

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