Monthly Archives: September 2010

Lehman Brothers’ collapse

September 15th marks the 2nd anniverary of Lehman Brothers’ collapse. Mark Williams, a former Federal Reserve Bank examiner,  is the author of “Uncontrolled Risk.”  He is Executive-in-Residence/Master Lecturer in the School of Management. “It has been two years since Lehman Brothers fell and almost brought down the entire financial system. Despite the financial pain uncorked […]

New Basel III rules decided

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision announced new rules in hopes of making the global banking industry safer. Will the new rules work? LAW professor Cornelius Hurley, director of the Morin Center for Banking and Financial Law and former counsel to the Fed Board of Governors, gives his view on the impact of the new […]

Art Gallery Opening Today

The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) presents American Letterpress: The Art of Hatch Show Print, featuring the work of one of the nation’s oldest printing shops, Nashville, Tennessee’s Hatch Show Print. The exhibition illustrates the fusion of art with popular culture and music history, highlighting the uniquely American posters produced to advertise everything from vaudeville […]

James Post: Hurd’s move to Oracle major risk

Poll shows GOP gaining on Dems

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows the GOP gaining on Democrats heading into the midterm elections. Political Science professor Graham Wilson, author of  “Only in America? American Politics in Comparative Perspective,” offers his view. ” Obama is the victim of two totally unrealistic expectations, one of which he encouraged himself. One is that the U.S. economy could […]

Joan Salge Blake and Hardin Coleman talk about health & nutrition education and healthy school lunches

Registered Dietitian and Sargent Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake and School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman joined us this morning on UStream for a live chat about the importance of healthy school lunches. They also talked about the importance of health and nutrition education. You can view the full chat below:

An analysis of President Obama’s Iraq Address

President Obama spoke from the Oval Office on Tuesday night declaring “it’s time to turn the page” on the seven-year combat mission in Iraq. International Relations professor William Keylor gave his analysis of the president’s speech in an interview on NECN saying “This war is coming to an end not with a bang, but with […]

Donald K. Wright Named Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations

Boston University today announced that it has named Donald K. Wright the Harold Burson Professor and Chair in Public Relations. The appointment, effective for five years, was announced by Tom Fiedler, Dean of BU’s College of Communication (COM), who called Wright an internationally known professor, researcher and corporate communications consultant. Established in honor of Harold […]

SED’s Scott Seider discusses Shelter

Seider’s new book Shelter: Where Harvard Meets the Homeless was released today.  Here is what he had to say: