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Older Retirement Age Benefits Workers

Alicia MunnellThe answer to longer life expectancy and a contracting retirement system is for people to stay in the work force longer, writes Center for Retirement Research Director Alicia Munnell. CNN




Spotlight on Nanotech

Michael Naughton

Willie PadillaBoston College faculty in biology, chemistry and physics who are producing breakthroughs by developing devices engineered at the nanoscale are featured in the latest issue of AJCU Connections




New Giving Model

Paul SchervishJohn HavensEstimates of giving by U.S. households to charity in 2009 and 2010 have been released by Center on Wealth and Philanthropy researchers Paul Schervish and John Havens, who have designed a new model for quarterly projections.  Sampling of pickups: Boston Globe, BBJ, CNBC, Forbes, WTHR (Ind.), WBIR (Tenn.).



N.E. quake risk

John EbelGeophysics Professor John Ebel, director of BC's Weston Observatory, discusses the history and probability of earthquakes in the New England region with the Boston Globe