Assistant News Editor

Roy Greene

Roy Greene has been a staff editor at the Globe for 20 years, most recently as education editor. Previously, he served as deputy foreign editor, helping oversee six overseas bureaus and a stringer network after 9/11 and during the Afghan and Iraq wars. Before joining the Globe, he spent a year in Cambodia as a journalist.

Roy grew up on a farm in North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He resides in Cambridge.

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Can we all just get along? Lessons on conflict resolution

By , Globe Staff

The United States seems more polarized than ever after the midterm elections. Vitriol and name-calling seem to crowd out reasoned discourse not just on social media, but in much of public life. In such a climate, Metro Minute wonders: Are there practical ways to bring people together?

Lexicon: What’s behind a ‘grand bargain’?

By , Globe Staff

The sprawling and ambitious legislation that passed recently on Beacon Hill carries an equally lofty moniker: grand bargain.

Graduation speakers at area colleges offered plenty of commencement wisdom

By , Globe Staff

From the power of diversity to the need to ask good questions, here are highlights from some area college graduation speakers.

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When Barbara Bush wowed Wellesley College

By , Globe Staff

Barbara Bush was not the Wellesley Class of 1990’s first choice for commencement speaker, but in her address, she knocked it out of the park.