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Markets wobble on Crimean strife

March 3rd, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NECN, Newsmakers, Ukraine-Russia-Crimea, William Keylor 0 comments

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William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences

As Russian troops swarm across Crimea and menace Ukraine, stock markets shuddered Monday and oil and gold prices jumped – all as investors wondered: What, really, can the U.S. and the West do to defuse the sense of global crisis created by Russian president Vladimir V. Putin’s latest exercise in empire-expansion…

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“There’s not going to be a military response, that’s for sure. Nobody wants that, and American public opinion would never accept it.’’

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Will Gov. Patrick make run at White House?

February 24th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, NECN, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has had the same answer to questions about his future political ambitions for years,  always denying he has any interest in running for president…

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“He’s exploring all his options, and Patrick thinks that in a tight convention, he might be able to run away with the vice presidential nomination.”

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Broadside: Boston gun violence crisis

February 13th, 2014 in 2014, NECN, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, Sean Palfrey, Thea James 0 comments

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Sean Palfrey, School of Medicine

Boston has had an increase in gun violence since the beginning of 2014…

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Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty against Tsarnaev

January 30th, 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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Quick tips to help fight the winter blues

January 30th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Martha Tompson, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Martha Tompson, College of Arts & Sciences

The winter chill sweeping New England could be reaping havoc on your mood.  Approximately six percent of Americans suffer from “Seasonal Affective Disorder,” which appropriately stands for “SAD”…

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The minimum wage debate: Should it be raised?

January 29th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Kevin Lang, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Kevin Lang, College of Arts & Sciences

During his State of the Union speech, President Obama called on Congress to give America a raise…

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Fatter airline profits, worse passenger delays

January 7th, 2014 in 2014, Allen Michel, NECN, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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Allen Michel, School of Management

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Tips: How to deal with holiday stress

December 18th, 2013 in 2013, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NECN, Newsmakers, Rachel Merson 0 comments

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Rachel Merson, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

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Mass. residents remember Nelson Mandela’s visits

December 5th, 2013 in 2013, Charles Stith, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, NECN, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Charles Stith, College of Arts & Sciences, African Presidential Center

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Mass. gov. candidate releases criminal justice reform plan

December 2nd, 2013 in 2013, College of General Studies, NECN, Newsmakers, Politics, Tom Whalen 0 comments

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Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

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