Washington Post John Carroll, College of Communication On a sweltering day this summer, a handful of protesters gathered outside an AMC movie theater in Times Square, holding red signs proclaiming “AMC = American Movie Communists.”… Expert quote: “The odds are that it’s the film-making community. They certainly have a dog in this fight.” View full […]
STAT News Sabra Botch-Jones, School of Medicine The findings made headlines when they came out recently — more Americans failing workplace drug checks than at any time in the last decade… Expert quote: “You don’t want to perform so many wash steps that you destroy what you’re looking for.” View full article
Water is Cape Cod’s lifeblood, its raison d’être—and its Achilles’ heel. It also shaped the career of epidemiologist Ann Aschengrau, who studied Cape residents that were exposed, sometimes for years, to a neurotoxin and probable carcinogen in their drinking water. View full BU Research article on expert Aschengrau here.
London Business School Blog Caroline Flammer, Questrom School of Business Executive compensation is fixed and needs reform. But, most of the calls for reform focus on the wrong dimensions… View full article on Flammer’s research here
The Wall Street Journal Jessica Stern, Pardee School of Global Studies, College of Arts & Sciences Three violent attacks over the weekend that left almost 40 people injured remained shrouded in questions, but together they fueled growing fears among authorities about terror assaults by small groups, lone wolves or simply deranged individuals. Expert quote: “The […]
Reuters Kevin Outterson, School of Law On April 5, 2012, a criminal investigator from the Food and Drug Administration named Robert West charged into an oncology clinic in Greenville, Tennessee. Expert quote “You would hope they would focus on people endangering the public health.” View full article
PhysOrg Douglas Kriner, College of Arts & Sciences In today’s wars, Americans who die or are wounded in battle are disproportionately coming from poorer parts of the country, according to a new study released this week… Expert quote: “Neither Democrats nor Republicans are willing to confront this deep social divide.” View full article
The Boston Globe Deborah Jaramillo, College of Communication We have just a few months left with Pivot, sometimes known as the Joseph Gordon-Levitt channel, the “Friday Night Lights” channel, or “that channel with all of the sad commercials about abused dogs”… Expert quote: Jaramillo says Pivot may have been too specific with its mission, just […]
100 years ago this week, the National Park Service was born. First intended to preserve our county’s natural scenery and protect it from capitalism, the NPS has since evolved to do even more. American & New England Studies expert Ian Stevenson takes a look at the organization’s past, present, and future in a blog post.
After nearly 5 years of space travel, NASA’s spacecraft Juno will finally enter Jupiter’s orbit on Monday, July 4. Several Boston University faculty and research scientists are available to comment, one of whom was directly involved with a joint project with the Hubble Space Telescope and Juno. Experts available: John Clarke is a professor of astronomy […]