Category: School of Education

The Conversation US – Melissa Holt

Understanding the link between bullying and suicide Melissa Holt, Boston University Bullying, most of us probably know, can be a tremendously painful experience for a young person. Stories about teens like Phoebe Prince or Amanda Todd who killed themselves after experiencing bullying have driven this point home. All 50 states have some kind of anti-bullying […]

Two Years Since Bombing, Marathon Might Be Even More Mental Than Physical

Boston.com Kermit Crawford, School of Medicine Adam Naylor, School of Education It has been two years since the Boston Marathon bombings… Expert quotes: Crawford: “There can be really an array of feelings of thoughts and of activities that individuals have, in part depending on how directly impacted they were or how they may have experienced […]

Experts Media Alert – The effects of graphic images from the Boston bomber trial on children

After two months of jury selection and several motions to change the venue, the Boston bomber trial is expected to last until June. The prosecution in the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial will present graphic evidence, including videos and photographs of the bombing which will undoubtedly be shown by the media and on the Internet exposing millions […]