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Before he shot to fame playing curmudgeon George Costanza on the long-running hit TV series Seinfeld, Jason Alexander (CFA’81, Hon.’95) was making a name for himself on Broadway. His recent master class at CFA drew more than 100 School of Theatre students.
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- Boston Young ContemporariesAll Day
- Ward's Berry Farmstand & CSA Pickup11:30am
- Stretch and Breathe at FitRec12:15pm
- Young Artists Percussion Recital | Tanglewood Institute6:00pm
BU Dining Services is sponsors the fifth annual CSA (community supported agriculture) farmer’s choice boxes, from Ward’s Berry Farm. Students, staff, and faculty can purchase locally grown fruits and vegetables straight from the farm, with a convenient pickup on campus every Thursday through August 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find more information here.
There are many reasons why people are obese. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which estimates that one-third of Americans are obese, attributes the epidemic to genes, diet, socioeconomic status, environment, and lifestyle, among other things. At BU, dozens of researchers are searching for a better understanding of the causes of, and for solutions to, a health problem associated with heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer, and whose medical costs were $147 billion in 2008. In this four-part series, BU Today looks at their work in progress.
Fighting Fat: Solutions include education, urban beautification, crime control
Fighting Fat: BU researchers probe energy-burning brown type
Fighting Fat: SSW profs focus on roles of maternal employment, abuse