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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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Using Bingo to Help Fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

February 27th, 2013

In the latest CAS Presents video, Professor of Psychology Alice Cronin-Golomb discusses Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and the way visual cues affect patients’ abilities to follow the game of bingo. Cronin-Golomb’s research has improved the lives of thousands living with these diseases.

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