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BU Police, Boston Police, and Brookline Police Department officers participated the active shooter training exercise Operation CERTIF, held at BU’s Fitness & Recreation Center January 10. The drill also involved FitRec staff. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi

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The BU Brazilian Association Carnaval, with music, a drumming group, and samba performers, was held February 10. Carnaval is a celebration held before Lent, the 40 days of fasting and penance leading to Easter. Photo by Alexandra Wimley (COM’17)
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2017: An Unforgettable Year in Pictures

We look back at 2017 in a special gallery of photos from BU Today. The year was marked by the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, demonstrations on and off campus, the spread of the #MeToo movement, the opening of BU's new theater complex and new life sciences building, and announcement of a merger with Wheelock College.

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Breast Cancer Research

An estimated 255,180 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 63,400 cases of noninvasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in American women this year. And while incidence rates overall have dropped since 2000, the disease still kills more than 40,500 women annually. Despite many advances in diagnosis and treatment, much remains unknown. In this five-part series, we look at how BU researchers are increasing our understanding of breast cancer and improving outcomes.

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