Monthly Archives: November 2010

Geena Davis at the GSU Tonight

The Friends of the Libraries will host Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis for a reception and lecture  tonight at 6:00 PM in Metcalf Hall at the GSU. Davis will reflect on her career and discuss the work of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. The evening will be dedicated to the memory of Charles Edward “Ted” […]

Comments on latest release of Wikileaks documents

Three BU International Relations professors offer the following comments on the latest release of WikiLeaks documents: Arthur Hulnick, a 35-year veteran of the intelligence profession, mostly with the CIA. Contact 617-353-8978, ahulnick@bu.edu “These leaks are as dangerous to the U.S. as a terrorist attack, and the people who stole this material ought to be tracked […]

Experts available on WikiLeaks scandal

The following Boston University experts are available to give expert commentary and analysis on the current Wikileaks scandal: Arthur Hulnick, International Relations professor; a 35-year veteran of the intelligence profession, mostly with the CIA Contact 617-353-8978, ahulnick@bu.edu     Joseph Wippl, International Relations professor; a 30-year CIA veteran Contact 617-353-8992, jwippl@bu.edu      Tom Fiedler, […]

New N. Korean nuclear enrichment facility surprises S. Korea

The South Korean government was apparently caught by surprise when it was revealed that  North Korea had built a uranium enrichment site near their main nuclear facility. International Relations professor William Keylor offers the following comment: “The key intelligence challenge will be to discover how the North Korean government succeeded in what seems to be […]

Trim the Sides to Trim the Calories

Gearing up for that big Thanksgiving feast, but looking for ways to avoid those dreaded holiday pounds?  Joan Salge Blake, Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, explains how to trim down some of your favorite side dishes without sacrificing taste and tradition.  Be sure to check out Joan’s […]

Airport security controversy

Travelers continue to complain that the current security checks by the Transportation Security Administration are intrusive and humiliating. The TSA has announced that some changes may be made if it is determined that the measures have gone too far. International Relations professor Arthur Hulnick, a 35-year veteran of the intelligence profession, offers the following view: […]

Veteran NECN Anchor R.D. Sahl Joins BU Faculty

Long-time New England Cable News (NECN) anchor R. D. Sahl will join the journalism department at Boston University beginning in January 2011. Sahl, who brings to BU 40 years of broadcast journalism experience, will remain at NECN as a special contributor. “It’s been my privilege to be part of NECN for more than 13 years. This […]

Will shoppers come out in force on Black Friday?

The holiday shopping season is one week away. The National Retail Federation predicts that 138 million shoppers are expected to hit the stores on Black Friday. Boston retailers are expecting a good season. School of Management marketing professor Frederic Brunel is available to offer expert analysis and commentary on Black Friday and what it means to […]

Ex-Madoff employees arrested

Two former employees of Bernard Madoff have been arrested and charged with securities fraud in connection with Madoff’s Ponzi scheme to defraud investors of billions of dollars. Law professor Tamar Frankel, an authority on securities law and author of “Trust and Honesty: America’s Business Culture at a Crossroads,” says a massive fraud like this cannot […]

Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades

This evening, the Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is presenting Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades, exploring the body of work created by realist painter and Boston University College of Fine Arts Associate Professor of Painting Harold Reddicliffe. Paintings from Three Decades features over eighty still-life paintings dating back to 1981.  The opening reception starts […]