Most of what we know about “Jingle Bells” is wrong, says Kyna Hamill, a CAS senior lecturer. For starters, the song was first performed in blackface.
What’s Up BU?
Dan Lashof, Chief Operating Officer of NextGen Climate America, will assess the economic and technical feasibility of reducing climate risks by transitioning towards an economy powered by clean energy in the near- to medium-term future. The Risky Business Project is an initiative focused on assessing and publicizing economic risks to the US associated with climate change, created by former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former U.S. Secretary of Treasury Hank Paulson, and business leader Tom Steyer. Free admission, open to the general public. RSVP here.
A four-part series about BU experts who study and treat the causes and consequences of violence
Jessica Stern, studying why they do what they do for 20 years
Partner abuse is everywhere, but the same interventions don’t work for everyone
How victimization affects young adults’ transition to college