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University Chair in Human Rights and International Justice David Hollenbach, S.J., delivered an Advent Sacred Lecture on the Spirituality of Accompaniment to help launch the Jesuit Refugee Service 'Mercy in Motion' project to bring education to 100,000 additional refugee children. Story | Video
Carroll School of Management seniors Marissa Giannetto and Claudio Quintana are among the 'Best and Brightest Business Majors Class of 2016' compiled by Poets & Quants for Undergrads, a business-focused higher education site founded by former editors of Fast Company and BusinessWeek magazines.
Millennials are ambitious and willing to work for success—but not at the expense of their lives outside of work. These and other traits of young adults identified by the Center for Work and Family's latest report are outlined by Executive Director Brad Harrington in the Huffington Post. The research also is highlighted by Fast Company and Glamour.
The Lynch School of Education's City Connects initiative, which serves 74 schools in four states, places social workers in low-income schools to coordinate additional supports for students and their families. Benefits of this approach, developed by Kearns Professor Mary Walsh, are highlighted in a story and video by WGBH News.
Assistant Professor of Political Science Peter Krause discussed President Obama's address on the threat of terrorism with NECN. | Assistant Professor of the Practice of Theology Natana DeLong-Bas was interviewed about jihadist women by NECN and by AP, here via the Washington Post.
The renovation of St. Mary's Hall has earned the University the Institutional Sustainability and Preservation Award from Historic Newton and the Newton Historical Commission. The awards recognize exemplary works of preservation, stewardship and restoration of historic architecture and landscapes in the city.
Exposure to negative political information continues to shape attitudes even after it has been discredited, according to a paper by Assistant Professor of Political Science Emily Thorson in Political Communication. She discussed the subject on WHYY 'Radio Times' and with Agence France Presse, here via the Japan Times. Her research is cited by Vox's 'The Weeds.'