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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Unprecedented Maya Find Contradicts 2012 “Doomsday” Myth

May 23rd, 2012

In the last known largely unexcavated Maya megacity, archaeologists including CAS’ William Saturno have uncovered the only known mural in an ancient Maya house, a new study says—and it’s not just any mural.

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