Category: NECN

Muslim Leaders and the War on ISIS

October 6th, 2014 in 2014, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Farouk El-Baz, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Farouk El-Baz, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Remote Sensing

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Tracking ISIS: Taking on terrorism

September 24th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NECN, Neta Crawford, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Neta Crawford, College of Arts & Sciences

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Solar storm sending solar flare to Earth

September 12th, 2014 in 2014, Centers & Institutes in the News, College of Engineering, Joshua Semeter, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Joshua Semeter, College of Engineering, Center for Space Physics

An explanation of the upcoming solar storm.

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Crisis in Syria

August 28th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Joseph Wippl, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Joseph Wippl, College of Arts & Sciences

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Sudden death of Robin Williams: Impact of depression

August 13th, 2014 in 2014, Bridget Hearon, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Bridget Hearon, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

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The Campaign Ad Wars in Mass. and NH

August 6th, 2014 in 2014, College of Communication, John Carroll, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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John Carroll, College of Communication

The advertisement wars have officially started ahead of November’s election. They’re appearing all over television and the Internet, and they’re impossible to miss…

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Mass. Doctor Heading to Africa to Help Fight Ebola

August 3rd, 2014 in 2014, Ebola, Nahid Bhadelia, NECN, NEIDL, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Nahid Bhadelia, School of Medicine

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia is taking her knowledge about infectious disease to Sierra Leone, where she’ll be in the trenches, treating people who are suffering from the deadly Ebola virus…

Expert quote:

“My parents are scared, but they know that this is something that I’ve wanted to do since – as long as I can remember.”

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Boston residents call for end of Gaza violence

July 23rd, 2014 in 2014, Andrew Bacevich, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

The crisis in the Gaza Strip is hitting home for many people, and on Tuesday, around 1,000 people gathered in Boston’s Copley Square to call for an end to the violence in the Middle East…

Expert quote:

“I think increasingly that that’s an implausible hope – and that’s a very sad thing to say, because if there is no realistic prospect of a two-state solution, then the kind of violence that we see ongoing today is probably going to happen again next year and the year after that.”

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Closing arguments set for today in probation trial

July 15th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, NECN, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

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Legislative liaison takes stand in probation department trial

July 1st, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, NECN, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

The high-profile trial of several former Massachusetts probation department officials continue Monday when a legislative liaison from the department took the stand.┬áProsecutors are trying to show the hiring process was rigged…

Expert quote:

“Even though they might not get a prosecution on this or a legitimate guilty plea, I think it’s in voters minds this is something they want to get rid of. Kind of drain the swamp if you will.”

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