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Brown v. Board of Education: 60 Years Later

May 30th, 2014 in Education, Professor voices, Videos

In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. However, 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, racial disparities still exist in U.S. schools. In the video below, Hardin... More

Exploring the Mind’s Eye: Q&A with Neuroscientist Andrey Vyshedskiy

May 28th, 2014 in Professor voices, Psychology, Science

Do you ever stop to think about what is happening when you imagine something? Or when you picture something perfectly in your mind's eye? The process of creating images or thoughts in our head the... More

Merger mania continues: AT&T to acquire DirecTV

May 19th, 2014 in Business, Communications, Opinion

The media landscape and video entertainment industry continue to change as mega-mergers redefine the industry. Comcast-Time Warner Cable have a pending merger, and chatter of a deal between SoftBank-owned Sprint & T-Mobile continue to appear in... More

Expert’s view on U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia

May 5th, 2014 in Featured, Finance, International Relations, Professor voices

In November 2013, then-President Viktor Yanukovich, under Russian pressure, announced his country would suspend trade & association talks with the EU and renew economic ties with Russia. The announcement triggered three months of protests which... More

American Nurses Association President Karen Daley to Speak at Sargent College

April 29th, 2014 in Events

  Sargent College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences (SAR) presents the 2014 Meredith E. Drench Lecture on Wednesday, April 30, 4 p.m. in SAR, Room 101. This year’s distinguished lecturer will be Karen A. Daley, President of the... More

Award-winning Actor, Director, and Producer, Alan Cumming to speak at Metcalf

April 25th, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized

The Friends of the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University will host award-winning actor, director, and producer Alan Cumming for a reception and lecture on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 6:00 PM in... More

A view on the unfolding situation in Ukraine

April 23rd, 2014 in Featured, History, International Relations, Opinion, Professor voices

As tensions continue over the situation in Ukraine, the war of words between the United States and Russia appear to be at their most precarious since the end of the Cold War. International relations professor... More

What impact did the Boston Marathon bombing have on children?

March 31st, 2014 in Education, Featured, Professor voices, Psychology

As we approach the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, many of us will be exposed to the horrifying images and videos of that day. Jennifer Greif Green and Melissa Holt are professors in... More

How Will Employers Handle Medical Marijuana? New Rules Could Prove Tricky in the Workplace

February 26th, 2014 in Business, Featured, Health, Law, Professor voices

With the gradual softening of marijuana laws all across the country, including two states legalizing recreational use, employers will be faced with tough decisions regarding employee usage. There are 20 medical marijuana dispensaries planning to open within the... More

Boston University experts available to comment on Sochi Winter Olympics

January 31st, 2014 in Sports

The 22nd Winter Olympics will begin on February 7th in Sochi, Russia. The following Boston University experts are available to comment on topics ranging from Olympic athletes, advertising, gay rights, and the threat of terrorist... More