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Thursday, October 30th

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Halloween: Not just for kids anymore. Courtney Latham (SMG’17) (left) and Mingkwan Pookayaporn (SMG’17) are having fun and helping the Community Service Center with Pumpkin Palooza, an effort to brighten shelters around the city with pumpkins carved for the season. Photo by Esther Ro (COM’15)

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Former Mayor Thomas Menino (Hon.’01) Dies at 71

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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Series Spotlight

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.

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