Category: PBS

Extended interview: Andrew Bacevich

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

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

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Chaos in Iraq

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

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

The escalating bloodbath in Iraq has triggered renewed debate on how muscular America’s foreign policy should be. Speaking about the crisis on Thursday, President Obama said that the US is ready for “targeted and precise military action” against advancing Islamists if needed, adding that “American forces will not be returning to combat in Iraq.”…

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To Repel Water, Rough Things Up

December 4th, 2013 in 2013, Blogs, College of Engineering, James Bird, Newsmakers, PBS, RESEARCH @ BU 0 comments

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James Bird, College of Engineering

We are obsessed with staying dry…

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Is It Okay to Lie About Santa?

December 3rd, 2013 in 2013, Benjamin Siegel, Blogs, Newsmakers, PBS, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Benjamin Siegel, School of Medicine

As parents, we know that Santa doesn’t exist, but does that mean sharing this myth with our children is really lying?…

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“Kids up to four, five, six, seven live in what we call fantasy life magic years. They are influenced by what they see and hear around them. They get very excited about characters in their life that have special meaning for them.”

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Why Some Women Try to Have It All: New Research on ‘Like Mother, Like Daughter’

November 20th, 2013 in 2013, Claudia Olivetti, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, PBS 0 comments

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Claudia Olivetti, College of Arts & Sciences

When Anne-Marie Slaughter first broached writing an op-ed about how women ”still can’t have it all,”, a senior female White House staffer with whom she was mingling told her, “You can’t write that.” …

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The mathematician’s defense of Bitcoin: It’s just another option

October 9th, 2013 in 2013, Newsmakers, PBS, School of Management, Zvi Bodie 0 comments

BodieZviPBS “The Rundown”
Zvi Bodie, School of Management

Our Making Sen$e broadcast on the rise of Bitcoin didn’t have time to explore every angle…

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Interview with Andrew Bacevich

September 25th, 2013 in 2013, Andrew Bacevich, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, PBS 0 comments

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Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

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Why You Need an Emergency Fund, and Where’s the Safest Place to Invest It

June 27th, 2013 in 2013, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, PBS, School of Management, Zvi Bodie 0 comments

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By Zvi Bodie, School of Management

I-Bonds are still the safest investment for your emergency fund…

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The One Safe Investment and Why You Never Hear About It

May 10th, 2013 in 2013, Newsmakers, PBS, School of Management, Zvi Bodie 0 comments

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Zvi Bodie, School of Management

Economist Zvi Bodie, perhaps the country’s foremost expert on pension finance, insists that every American at least consider an investment that financial advisors almost never mention…

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Trending in journalism education: Online degrees, entrepreneurship, mobile design

January 8th, 2013 in 2013, College of Communication, Michelle Johnson, Newsmakers, PBS 0 comments

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Michelle Johnson, College of Communication

As 2013 gets underway, we’ve invited journalism educators to share what they think may be some the biggest trends in the J-school arena…

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