Category: The Daily Beast

The Case Against Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame

January 12th, 2013 in 2013, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, The Daily Beast, Timothy Longman 0 comments

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Timothy Longman, College of Arts & Sciences, African Studies Center

When Rwandan-backed rebels recently took Goma, the biggest city in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Paul Kagame had every reason to think the world would give him a pass…

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Stop Blaming Newtown Tragedy On Mental Illness

December 18th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, David Barlow, Newsmakers, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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David Barlow, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

In the wake of the terrible events of last Friday in Newtown, which left 27 dead—20 of them young schoolchildren—social media such as Twitter and Facebook played a key role in communicating the shocking news and expressing an international sense of outrage and grief…

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How HP’s Disastrous Deal Blows a Hole in Consulting

November 21st, 2012 in 2012, Mark Williams, Newsmakers, School of Management, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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Mark Williams, School of Management

Let’s say you want to make a big buy—not an engagement ring, not a Lamborghini, not even a beachfront villa…

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How President Obama Will Handle Hurricane Sandy

October 29th, 2012 in 2012, Andrew Reeves, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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Andrew Reeves, College of Arts & Sciences

President Obama will focus first and foremost on the impact of Hurricane Sandy, no matter how many previously scheduled campaign appearances he must drop, according to a senior White House official and a top campaign aide…

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The Rube Goldberg Policy Machine

October 2nd, 2012 in 2012, Kevin Outterson, Newsmakers, School of Law, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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Kevin Outterson, School of Law

When the Obamacare decision came down, I’m sure most of us thought that the matter was settled…

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Bacevich: What the Arab Movie Riots Mean for U.S. Foreign Policy

September 17th, 2012 in 2012, Andrew Bacevich, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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By Andrew Bacevich, College of Arts & Sciences

Visibly shocked and grief-stricken, Hillary Clinton gave voice to a question many Americans were asking last week:…

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Medical Consensus or Child Abuse? Moms On Methadone Caught In The Middle

September 2nd, 2012 in 2012, Deborah Frank, Newsmakers, School of Medicine, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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Deborah Frank, School of Medicine

It can be a catch-22 for new mothers addicted to opiates – doctors treat them with methadone while child-welfare caseworkers report them for continuing to use drugs…

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Don’t Call Women the Richer Sex!

April 28th, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

Are women really on track to become “the richer sex” and replace men as primary breadwinners in American families, as recent headlines suggest?…

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New Research: How Girls Can Win in Math and Science

January 16th, 2012 in 2012, Caryl Rivers, College of Communication, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, The Daily Beast 0 comments

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Co-written by Caryl Rivers, College of Communication

For years, feminists have lamented the sorry state of girls in math and science, as they lag behind their male peers in test scores and shy away from careers in engineering and technology…

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