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In less than a decade, e-cigarettes have gone from being marketed as a safe, tobacco-free alternative to conventional cigarettes to a rapidly expanding, wildly controversial, and largely unregulated $3 billion global industry that has health officials, policy makers, and researchers scrambling to learn one thing: how safe are they?
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- Career Directions: Starting Your Journey3:30pm
- Processing Ethically Strong vs Problematic Television Commercials presented by Dr. Esther Thorson, Missouri School of Journalism4:00pm
- Developing Indicators of Impacts and Change in the US - Sustaining National Assessments of Climate Change5:00pm
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- XIX Ibero-American Film Festival7:00pm
- Eve Ensler's THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES7:30pm
Associate dean for graduate studies and research and director of research for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, Esther Thorson explores how young adults respond to commercials that are ethically and culturally problematic. The results may surprise you. This lecture is part of the Dr. Melvin L. DeFleur Distinguished Lecture Series. Reception to follow. Photonics Center, Colloquium Room, 8 St Marys St.; free and open to the BU community.
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