Thomas Menino (Hon.'01), mayor of Boston from 1993 to 2014, died Thursday morning at Brigham and Women’s Hospital a week after announcing his decision to stop treatment for the cancer that he’d been battling for almost a year.
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- Ebola: From the Front Lines12:00pm
- Poetry Reading by Rosanna Warren7:00pm
- XIX Ibero-American Film Festival7:00pm
- Sunday Interdenominational Service at Marsh Chapel11:00am
- Maccabeats Concert and Bone Marrow Drive5:15pm
Experts from BU’s School of Public Health, School of Medicine, and National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health share facts about Ebola, firsthand experience in Sierra Leone, US and state health system preparedness, quarantine, travel restrictions, ethical and legal issues, and research. Evans Building, Keefer Auditorium, 72 E. Concord St.; free and open to the public.
The Addiction Puzzle
Since 2006, Boston University researchers have been awarded more than $130 million for addiction-related research. Currently 50 such projects are under way. In this series, BU Today examines the work of five BU investigators.
Richard Saitz is SPH’s globe-trotting gadfly
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