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March 2011

In the news

As the first baby boomers turn 65, media outlets from around the country have been seeking comment and context from the Center for Retirement Research in the Carroll School of Management for stories on boomers’ retirement savings, security, and risks.

A sampling of stories:

BusinessWeek: “Living Longer without Prospering”

The Wall Street Journal: “Boomers’ 401k Shortfall”

Center for Retirement Research Director Alicia Munnell tells NPR’s Here and Now why 65-year-olds may just have to keep working.

Planning to retire? Get married and stay that way, say Boston College researchers on CBS’s Moneywatch.

The Boston Globe covered John Gallaugher’s case study on marketing spending and strategy by Netflix.

Science and industry are collaborating with communities across the globe to meet a growing population’s demand for food, and biotechnology will help address the problem, DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman told BC’s Chief Executives’ Club of Boston.

Health care innovation is a priority for consumers in 2011, Mary Cronin writes in a recent column for MedHealth TMC.

The Boston College Venture Competition, now celebrating its fifth year, was recently featured in bostinnovation.com.