Tagged: South America

Frederick S. Pardee Endows New Global Studies School

December 13th, 2013 in News

The new Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, named for its largest benefactor, will focus on advancing human progress and improving the human condition.

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Setting the Stage for Public Health

June 21st, 2013 in News

André de Quadros, professor at the College of Fine Arts, is involved in Theater for Health, pioneered by Arts for Behavior Change (ABC), which educates people about disease prevention and household cleanliness through theatrical performances that captivate their audience.

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Education and Service in Ecuador

June 21st, 2013 in News

Six students from the School of Medicine gain real world experience as they travel to Ecuador’s Andean Highlands where they work with the nonprofit organization, Cacha Spanish Medical Institute; they provide emergency care for severely ill patients as well as learn and practice Spanish.

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No Doubt about Drought

June 21st, 2013 in News

Leading Professor of Earth & Environment, Ranga Myeni along with graduate student, Liang Xu, investigate the effects of the 2005 and 2010 droughts on the Amazon forest and foreseeable consequences on the environment.

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Latin America Playing a Risky Game by Welcoming in the Chinese Dragon

May 30th, 2013 in News

BU CAS International Relations Professor Kevin Gallagher, debates whether or not China’s presence as an important trade and investment partner will help or hinder the Latin American economy.

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