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Brendan Powell Smith (CAS’95) creates whimsical yet macabre diorama-like scenes out of LEGO, which he uses to illustrate his books. Upcoming is Revolution!: The Brick Chronicle of the American Revolution and the Inspiring Fight for Liberty and Equality That Shook the World.
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- Career Directions Workshop4:00pm
- Rhett Talks7:00pm
- [CANCELED] Elie Wiesel in Conversation with Alan Dershowitz7:00pm
- Department of Defense Health Research: Navigating the Funding Landscape11:30am
- Title IX, Sexual Misconduct & Advising1:00pm
- Cover Letters 1013:30pm
- Film Screening and Discussion: Honor of the City - The Story of the Warsaw Rising (Eugene Starky, 2013)6:00pm
Mix and mingle over refreshments, and hear provocative TED Talk–style presentations from Kenneth Freeman, SMG dean, Carrie Preston, CAS English, and Christopher Ricks, William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities. Kilachand Hall, 91 Bay State Rd.; free and open to the public.
Despite the risk of infection, medical personnel continue to travel to West Africa to help bring under control the worst Ebola outbreak on record, which has killed more than 800 people to date. The World Health Organization plans to spend $100 million to fight the outbreak, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will send 50 more aid workers. In this weeklong Special Report, BU Today talks to Boston University researchers in several fields about why medical personnel confront the risks; the ethical and political dilemmas presented by the outbreak; how the virus kills; efforts to design effective therapies; and other aspects of this unprecedented outbreak of Ebola.
Experimental drug use treatment at heart of the debate, says BU’s Annas
Why we need to work with dangerous pathogens
Human ecology may hold key to longer-term solution says CAS prof