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Secretary of State John Kerry J.D. '76 and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz '66 were key United States representatives in negotiations for a nuclear framework agreement. The role of Secretary Moniz, who holds a bachelor's degree in physics from BC, was highlighted by the New York Times
Actress Angelina Jolie's announcement that she'd had additional surgery to ward off cancer raised the question of how to proactively manage a heredity risk. Professor of Sociology Sharlene Hesse-Biber, director of Women's and Gender Studies and author of the book Waiting For Cancer To Come: Genetic Testing and Women's Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer, discussed the issues involved with WGBH News
Everyone over the age of 12 in the city of Cambridge will have a vote in how to allocate a half million dollars in funding. How will that play out? Tiziana Dearing, associate professor of the practice in the School of Social Work, discussed the approach on WGBH 'Greater Boston'
Center for Work and Family Executive Director Brad Harrington takes on the sweeping generalizations assigned to this demographic group in a piece for the Huffington Post | He also commented on a proposal that would create Boston's first paid parental leave policy for city employees. Boston.com, Boston Herald
The American Sociological Association has named School of Social Work Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi the winner of its prestigious Leonard I. Pearlin Award for his distinguished contributions to the sociological study of mental health.
One year after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, questions remain unanswered, making it difficult for families of the victims to come to terms with their loss. The Lynch School of Education's Usha Tummala-Narra offered advice coping under such circumstances. WBZ News: 1, 2
A repeal of the nearly century-old tax would bring far-reaching consequences, Law School Professor Ray Madoff said during her testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee on March 18.