SPH dean Sandro Galea left medicine to pursue a career in public health. His goal: take the field to the forefront of American discourse, focusing on thorny social issues like racism, mass incarceration, and immigration reform. So far, he’s been unstoppable.
Richard Egdahl, a nationally recognized endocrine surgeon, pioneering researcher, and force for change in national health policy, died in Naples, Fla., April 30 of complications from Parkinson’s disease. The medical entrepreneur, who had many leadership roles at the BU School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, was 88. Egdahl was MED’s surgery department chair and chief of […]
The art of composition is vigorously alive at BU. The Chamber Orchestra of Boston recently premiered a piece by School of Music composition student Anaís Azul (CFA’17), who says she wants to break down barriers between performers and audience and open up the concert stage to everyone.
Looking for a new spot to grab a hearty lunch? Ganko Ittetsu Ramen, opened last October in Coolidge Corner, fits the bill. You may have walked by and not even known it was there: this tiny gem is nestled inside the Coolidge Corner Arcade, the historic indoor atrium on Harvard Street. Practically every region of […]
Final exams are nearly over, this year’s honorary degree recipients and Commencement speakers have been announced, and Senior Week kicks off this weekend. The good-byes have started and the final visits to a favorite spot are ongoing for the Class of 2016, but before these graduates scatter to the four winds of life after college, […]