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The reliability of James Madison's 'Notes' as a record of the 1787 Constitutional Convention 'is challenged as never before' by Law School Professor and Lee Distinguished Scholar Mary Sarah Bilder, who used forensic techniques to explore his revisions for her new book. Washington Post.
In his new book, An Unfinished Council: Vatican II, Pope Francis, and the Renewal of Catholicism Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard Gaillardetz describes the challenges still facing the Church in realizing the council's vision.
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences alumna Amanda Rothschild '11, currently a Ph.D. candidate at MIT and an International Security Program research fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School, is co-winner of the 2016 Patricia Weitsman Award from the International Studies Association. The prize recognizes the best graduate student paper on any aspect of security studies.
How has intergenerational mobility changed in the U.S.? Professor of Economics Claudia Olivetti is co-author of a paper on the subject published in the American Economic Review, and of a post for the London School of Economics blog 'American Politics and Policy.'
DeLuca Professor of Biology and Vice Provost for Research Thomas Chiles is among influential leaders, researchers and practitioners named to the Global Commission on Pollution, Health and Development, an initiative of The Lancet, The Global Alliance on Health and Pollution and Mount Sinai's Icahn School of Medicine, with the U.N. and World Bank.
In an effort to encourage more participation among families in programs and events at their children's schools, Watertown's public schools will collaborate with the Lynch School of Education on an initiative led by Assistant Professor Rebecca Lowenhaupt. BC News Release | Boston Globe, Watertown TAB
Single parents are uncommon in deeply traditional Emirati culture, and adoption remains a contentious issue. Theology and Islamic Civilization and Societies Assistant Professor of the Practice Natana J. DeLong-Bas discusses the topic on PRI's 'The World.' (Her interview begins at 3:24.)
Associate Professor of Political Science Jonathan Laurence discussed the attacks in Paris on WCVB-TV News (begins at :54), and addressed the complicated relationship between France and its Muslim community in a Q&A with Religion & Politics, interviews with NPR 'All Things Considered,' WGBH News, Al Jazeera America and WHYY-Philadelphia's "Radio Times," and in an essay for Foreign Affairs. Writing in the New York Times, he took a long-range view on refugees in Europe, and he commented on the intelligence service controversy in Germany to the national broadcaster Deutsche Welle.
Press Ganey Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of health care analytics and solutions, will continue for 2015 the Press Ganey-Thomas O. Pyle Fellowship in Nursing Fund, awarded to outstanding Connell School of Nursing graduate students who are expanding their studies in oncology, endocrinology or other clinical specialties.
An essay by University Chair in Human Rights and International Justice David Hollenbach, S.J., published in the The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, contains 'many-light-bulb-moments' and leads an article highlighting books on refugees in the Boston Globe.
Next Avenue's top 50 thought leaders, innovators, writers, advocates, experts and others who are 'changing how Americans age and think about aging' include: School of Social Work Professor Kevin Mahoney, Carroll School of Management Drucker Professor Alicia Munnell, Center for Work and Family Executive-in-Residence and BC Law School alumna Lauren Stiller Rikleen, and Connell School of Nursing alumna Jennie Chin Hansen.
Monan University Professor of Law Daniel Coquillette is co-author of On the Battlefield of Merit, the first of two volumes on the history of Harvard Law School. | In his new book, School of Theology and Ministry Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling Philip Browning Helsel advises ministers and counselors working with stressed-out members of today's working class.