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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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26th Annual Mass Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Centers Scientific Poster Symposium

9:00 am on Friday, February 8, 2013
12:00 pm on Friday, February 8, 2013
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
The Mass ADRC and BUADC Scientific Poster Symposium showcases the best of local AD research, and provides an opportunity for researchers to meet and share their work. A buffet breakfast, and guaranteed stimulating conversations, will be provided.