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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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Dean Sapiro Reappointed to Lead CAS

September 14th, 2012

This summer, after five years at the helm, Dean Virginia Sapiro was reappointed to continue as leader of Boston University’s College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

At this year’s first faculty meeting, Dean Sapiro offered reflections on the progress over the past first five years and on some of the tasks that lie ahead. The complete text of her remarks to the CAS Faculty can be found here.

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