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At BU she was a track star and an opera singer. Now, Uzo Aduba is an Emmy Award-winning actress in Orange Is the New Black.
Director of the National Institute of Mental Health Thomas Insel thinks researchers have neglected a potential wellspring of solutions: neuroscience Video
Venice’s battle against a sea swelled by climate change is a model for other cities, and the topic of a BU course Video
An art historian and her students create an interactive guide to the work of the master painter
A series of small studies in Ghana may spark big changes in that country’s response to HIV Gallery
An archaeologist becomes a guardian of Turkey’s past, and future
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December 18, 2014
Grad student Rose Abramoff digs deep into the carbon cycle
Program open to CAS and COM students
December 17, 2014
BMC’s Thea James wins Compassionate Caregiver Award
Selected for “creating or facilitating” inventions that have helped society
The Christmas-ification of a Jewish holiday
December 15, 2014
SAR’s Karen Jacobs welcomes guests weekly for food, friendship, and fun
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BU researcher: studies pooh-poohing obesity’s dangers are flawed
Program matches SAR dietitians, MED students to collaborate on care
SPH alum takes reins at Student Health Services office
Study finds system works as well as conventional treatments
Elissa Altman mixes her two loves: cooking and writing
Breast cancer surgeon Peggy Duggan hopes for a cure, and works for a kinder, gentler treatment
Plan created by MED prof tops magazine’s list
First, Ken Lutchen gave engineering students a more meaningful education. Now he wants them to have more meaningful lives.
There’s an app for that
A MED biochemist says the obesity epidemic is not just about calories. It could be the chemicals.