Category: Centers & Institutes in the News

Brexit — an existential problem for London and Paris

Financial Times (subscription required) Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy It is a vexing, existential problem fit for the pipe of Jean-Paul Sartre. For more than a fortnight, French and British officials have locked horns over a single word in the draft text of UK’s “new settlement” with the EU. Should […]

Clinton, Sanders, Wall Street: 6 Things You Need to Know Now Cornelius Hurley, School of Law, Center for Finance, Law & Policy Wall Street has become a whipping post in the 2016 election, with candidates from both parties taking opportunities to talk tough about how they would regulate the sector of the economy that much of the electorate blames for the financial crisis and Great […]

Keller @ Large: Big Win, Big Questions

WBZ Cornelius Hurley, Center for Finance, Law & Policy, School of Law That popping sound you heard all over Boston Wednesday? Champagne corks as the political establishment celebrated the news that General Electric will move its corporate headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut to Boston… Expert quote: “It’s all about jobs in the final analysis, and if […]

New Ebola treatments mostly failing Donald Thea, School of Public Health, Center for Global Health and Development Despite a massive international effort, several treatments that once held great hope for fighting Ebola have turned out not to work against the dreaded virus that killed more than 11,000 people in the most recent outbreak. Expert quote: “It absolutely limits you as […]

Coverage of attacks haunting youngsters

Boston Herald Donna Pincus, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders, College of Arts & Sciences The 24-hour news cycle’s heavy focus on terrorism and school violence is planting anxiety and even trauma in some of the smallest members of society — school-age children — but it could be years before the effects of the emotional […]