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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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CAS Alum David Quinn Named BU Men’s Hockey Coach

March 27th, 2013

Boston University has hired alum David Quinn, a former associate head coach at BU and most recently assistant coach of the Colorado Avalanche, to replace men’s ice hockey coach Jack Parker (SMG’68, Hon.’97), who announced his retirement two weeks ago after 40 years at the helm. As associate head coach at BU from 2004 to 2009, Quinn (CAS’89) helped lead the team to the NCAA national title in 2009. He will take over his new post when Colorado’s season ends. Read more

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