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Carroll School of Management Dean Andy Boynton outlines three ways to offset the unconscious biases that may play a role in 'gut decisions,' citing in particular the value of reflection, which is practiced in the Portico program required of all first-year Carroll School students. Forbes
For associations like NAFSA and the European Association for International Education, the challenge will be to find the right balance and not let themselves be driven too far in the direction of an education industry, according to the Lynch School of Education's incoming Center for International Higher Education Director Hans de Wit and CIHE's former director, Research Professor Philip Altbach. University World News
Pope Francis addressed the threat of environmental degradation to both the planet and the poor in his much-anticipated encyclical. Among BC scholars commenting: Joseph Professor of Catholic Systematic Theology Richard Gaillardetz to AP; School of Theology and Ministry Professor Thomas Groome for NPR 'On Point' and NBC News; Professor James Bretzke, S.J., in the International Business Times and the journal Nature; School of Social Work Associate Professor Tiziana Dearing in an op-ed for WBUR "Cognoscenti" and Theology Department doctoral candidate Daniel DiLeo STM '13 for National Catholic Reporter. | 'Our Common Home,' a four-day interdisciplinary conference exploring the implications of the encyclical, will be held at BC in the fall.
For parlaying her television success into a second career as a new-media entrepreneur, alumna Amy Poehler makes the cover of Fast Company's issue showcasing the year's 100 Most Creative People in Business. She also voices a lead character in the new Disney/Pixar animated film 'Inside Out,' and is the cover interview of Parade Magazine.
School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Andrea Vicini, S.J., has been selected as a 2015-16 research fellow by the Center of Theological Inquiry. He will be part of an international team of theologians, scientists and other scholars who will explore the societal implications of astrobiology. BC News Release