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A round up of Island kids who made Dean’s List for the fall 2011 semester
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Berklee College of Music: The following students were named to ...
Conzolo Migliozzi, fellow at the Center for Peace Democracy and Development at UMass Boston, will discuss the country of Liberia and his experience as part of an education project there. This program will be held on Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m., at the Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St.
During the war (1989-2003), much of the University of Liberia’s highly qualified faculty fled, leaving the university with many faculty members who hold only bachelor’s degrees, and still others who have seen no ...
Darren Kew, associate professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance and executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development, is quoted in this article on oil and politics in Nigeria.
Doctors report that they're not always completely honest with patients, especially when it comes to disclosing a medical mistake, or discussing a difficult prognosis, according to a new survey.
Despite wide acceptance of a professional code that endorses openness and honesty with patients, a 2009 survey of 1,891 doctors published in the February edition of Health Affairs found gaps between those standards and how they actually practice.
A vast majority of physicians said they embraced ...
By Kenneth J. Cooper President Obama has a potent proxy to undercut the political pitch of Mitt Romney, should the Republican frontrunner prevail and become his party’s nominee for president. Romney has based his campaign on the proposition that he was a great executive in private business who created jobs and therefore he will be an equally great chief executive in the White House. It’s a dubious argument, given that decision-making is centralized in business but spread around three branches ...
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at a 30% discount. Fifteen Years of Welfare Reform
By Randy Albelda
Four years into a period of deep recession and persistent economic crisis, only now has the p-wordpovertyfinally surfaced. The Census Bureaus September 13 announcement that the U.S. poverty rate had increased to 15.1% ...
Award-winning historian Julie Winch will discuss her book "The Clamorgans: One Family's History of Race in America" on Monday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Louis County Library. The event is a join presentation by the library's Special Collections Department and the Black History Month committee. Historian Julie Winch will discuss her book “The Clamorgans: One Family’s History of Race in America” on March 5 at St. Louis County Library. The Special Collections Department and the 2012 Black ...
A.J. Muste Memorial Lecture Series
Fred Marchant is this year’s A.J. Muste Memorial Lecture guest at Hope College
The intersection between poetry and peace will be the focus of two events featuring award-winning poet Fred Marchant on Feb. 22-23, through the A.J. Muste Memorial Lecture Series at Hope College.
Marchant, who is a member of the faculty at Suffolk University, will present the address “Another World Instead: Some Pacifist Poets and Poetics, from ...
Boston public schools are looking to expand partnerships with black businesses in an effort to introduce professional role models, increase career awareness and promote academic achievement among black students.
The sessions have provided opportunities for students to shadow professionals during work days and enabled some students to work as interns for academic credit or pay.
Students get exposed to model professional behavior and learn solid work habits like showing up on time. They ...
Associate Professor of Gerontology Elizabeth Dugan is quoted in this article on how children can effectively talk to their aging parents about lifestyle changes.