Category: WBUR

Study Of Former NFL Players Links Brain Problems To Youth Football

January 29th, 2015 in 2015, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, Robert Stern, School of Medicine, WBUR 0 comments

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Robert Stern, School of Medicine

Last week, on HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, legendary Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka made a remarkable admission about the game he has devoted his life to: “If you had an 8-year-old kid now, would you tell him you want him to play football? No,” he said…

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Week In Review: ‘Deflategate,’ Olympics, Baker’s Budget, Tsarnaev

January 24th, 2015 in 2015, College of Communication, John Carroll, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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John Carroll, College of Communication

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Week In Review: State Of The City, Olympics, Sen. Warren, Drug Informants

January 16th, 2015 in 2015, College of Communication, John Carroll, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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John Carroll, College of Communication

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Lost in Unification: Post-Cold War Europe East and West – Remembering the Berlin Wall

January 12th, 2015 in 2015, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Igor Lukes, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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Igor Lukes, College of Arts & Sciences

This week we have a panel-discussion titled “Lost in Unification: Post-Cold War Europe East and West – Remembering the Berlin Wall.” …

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Year In Review: Elections, Market Basket, Protests

December 28th, 2014 in 2014, College of Communication, John Carroll, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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John Carroll, College of Communication

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Historic Breakthrough In U.S.-Cuban Relations

December 17th, 2014 in 2014, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Paul Webster Hare, WBUR 0 comments

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Paul Webster Hare, College of Arts & Sciences

The freeze between Washington and Havana dates back to height of the Cold War, following the rise of Fidel Castro and his communist regime…

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Culture Clash: U.K. Embrases Homebirth As Best For Some Women

December 13th, 2014 in 2014, Eugene Declercq, Newsmakers, School of Public Health, WBUR 0 comments

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Eugene Declercq, School of Public Health

Sarah Parente, an Austin, Texas-based doula and mother of four, gave birth to her first child in the hospital with no complications…

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“That way, women who need to be referred, can be referred. And if they need to be referred during labor, it’s not a big drama to go to the hospital. In the States, that is not the case. Going to the hospital can be much more complicated.”

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Week In Review: Police Body Cameras, Ride Sharing, Gambling

December 8th, 2014 in 2014, College of Communication, John Carroll, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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John Carroll, College of Communication

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Luis Tiant Deserves A Place In Baseball’s Hall Of Fame

December 5th, 2014 in 2014, College of General Studies, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Tom Whalen, WBUR 0 comments

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By Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

“Never make predictions, especially about the future.” These pearls of wisdom came from the lips of the late, great baseball manager Casey Stengel, a seven-time World Series champion with the New York Yankees…

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Week In Review: Protesters In Boston, Baker’s Cabinet, Colleges Drop Cosby

November 30th, 2014 in 2014, College of Communication, John Carroll, Newsmakers, WBUR 0 comments

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John Carroll, College of Communication

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