Category: 2012

Banking SuperPACs Aiming to Get Bigger, More Effective

January 2nd, 2013 in 2012, American Banker, Centers & Institutes in the News, Cornelius Hurley, Newsmakers, School of Law 0 comments

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Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy

Despite a lackluster track record in 2012, the two SuperPACs formed by bankers are vowing to increase their influence before the next election hits…

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Top 3 nutrition headlines in 2012

January 2nd, 2013 in 2012, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Looking back on my blog postings over the last year, I have compiled the top three nutrition stories in 2012:…

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Smarter Ways to Discipline Children

January 1st, 2013 in 2012, Benjamin Siegel, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Benjamin Siegel, School of Medicine

When it comes to disciplining her generally well-behaved kids, Heather Henderson has tried all the popular tricks…

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The Future of Medicine Is Now

January 1st, 2013 in 2012, Amit Meller, College of Engineering, Newsmakers, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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Amit Meller, College of Engineering

In our era of instant gratification, the world of medicine seems like an outlier…

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Identities in flux

December 31st, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Jenny White, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Jenny White, College of Arts & Sciences

How do Turks define their identity in the brave new world ruled by the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) for a decade, Turkey’s Third Republic?…

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Sister of Jay athlete who took his own life promotes awareness of head injuries

December 31st, 2012 in 2012, Centers & Institutes in the News, Newsmakers, Robert Cantu, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy

Jenna Lord remembers the little brother who made friends easily, was rarely seen without a smile on his face and approached sports, school and life with equal enthusiasm…

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Resolute Towards Stumbling

December 31st, 2012 in 2012, Boston.com, Newsmakers, School of Education 0 comments

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By Adam Naylor, School of Education

It is that time of year where many feel the obligation to make a New Year’s resolution…

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Alcohol, Caffeine May Be Risky New Year’s Mix

December 31st, 2012 in 2012, ABCNews.com, Jonathan Howland, Newsmakers, School of Public Health 0 comments

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Jonathan Howland, School of Public Health

If you’re thinking about using energy drinks to stay up into the wee hours to welcome in the New Year, take care…

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Clinton is hospitalized after docs discover clot

December 31st, 2012 in 2012, Boston Herald, James Holsapple, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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James Holsapple, School of Medicine

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized overnight in New York, after doctors learned she had a potentially dangerous blood clot in an undisclosed location…

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The Year In News

December 30th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, John Carroll, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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John Carroll, College of Communication

We examine the year’s news with two members of our regular week in review panel…

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