Category: Melinde Lutz Byrne

Death and Taxes: Melinde Lutz Byrne and Sharon Sargent quoted in Newsweek

January 8th, 2014 in Center for Professional Education (CPE), Melinde Lutz Byrne, MET News, Sharon Sargent

Melinde Lutz ByrneMelinde Lutz Byrne, director of the genealogical research program at MET’s Center for Professional Education, and forensic researcher and former CPE genealogical instructor Sharon Sargent, were recently quoted in Newsweek. In the article, they discuss why the proposal to limit or block access to the “Death Master File” will not stop tax fraud.

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Melinde Byrne, discussing the complexity of modern family trees

July 6th, 2011 in Center for Professional Education (CPE), Faculty News, Melinde Lutz Byrne, MET News

Melinde Lutz Byrne, Director of Boston University’s Genealogical Research Certificate program, was on National Public Radio today discussing the changing American family and it impact on tracing family trees. She was also quoted in a New York Times article discussing the complexity of modern family trees.

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