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15 Key Insights From 2011 From 15 Key Thinkers And Writers

Wed, 12/14/2011 - 14:03

 A new book by Dean of Arts & Sciences Dan Everett is named  a science highlight of 2011 by Pat Churchland, one of the world's leading scientists. Dean Everett's book, Language: The Cultural Tool (Random House, March 2012), explores his research on language and its origins, focusing on Brazil's Pirahãs tribe.

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The Eternal Struggle

Mon, 11/28/2011 - 12:00

In this National Review piece, Economics Professor Scott Sumner is credited with resurrecting neomonetarism philosophy and nominal GDP targeting.

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Do We Have Too Much Financial Stability?

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 11:49

Economics Professor Scott Sumner is highlighted for his insight on the current hot economic topic, NGDP targeting.

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Tim Tebow: God's Quarterback

Sat, 12/10/2011 - 11:44

In this story about the faith of  Denver Broncos Quarterback Tim Tebow, Assistant Professor of History Clifford Putney is highlighted for his writings about the history of the relationship between sports and religion. 

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Family Relationships Make Life Rich

Mon, 12/12/2011 - 11:12

Ruth Nemzoff, Adjunct Assistant Professor, is interviewed on the importance of finances, family, and education. 

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National Cancer Society vs. American Cancer Society

Fri, 12/09/2011 - 10:35

Senior Lecturer Steve Weisman appears on New England Cable News to explain how you can be sure you are donating to a legitimate charity.

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The Occupy Movement Report Card

Thu, 12/08/2011 - 10:07

History Professor Cyrus Veeser offers WGBH Radio his opinion on how successful the Occupy Boston Movement has been in changing the way we think about poverty and wealth. 

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed Over the Holidays

Fri, 12/02/2011 - 15:14

Senior Lecturer Steve Weisman offers advice on how to make yourself less vulnerable to scams during the holiday season.

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Bentley Global Studies Chair Joni Seager Discusses Her Latest Book

Wed, 11/23/2011 - 13:57

Bentley Global Studies Department Chair and Professor Joni Seager and coauthor Cynthia Enloe discuss their comprehensive book on the myths and truths of the United States' economic wealth, religion, and poverty by each state.

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In Push For Meaningful Use, How Did Radiologists Get Left Behind?

Thu, 12/01/2011 - 13:34

Marc Resnick, professor of Human Factors and Information Design, offers his opinon on the usefulnessof electronic health records.

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