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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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Tap Into Boston's Water Sustainability Network

6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2013
8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2013
SMG Auditorium, Room 105
he objective of the event is to encourage discussion about the repercussions of bottled water (Environmental, Health, Financial), and provide options for solutions in the form of activism. Co-hosting the event with the Sustainable Business Network (SBN), the event will feature a screening of the film Tapped, a guest-speaker panel with respected water professionals from various fields, and a networking segment to connect industry professionals with aspiring activists. 6:00-6:50 pm- "Tapped" the movie 6:50-7:30 pm- Speakers Panel Discussion 7:30- 8:00 pm- Networking