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Lynne Allen, the current dean ad interim and professor at CFA attends the opening reception April 6, 2016 for her show Cultural Truth: Conflict and Empathy, displayed in STH in their basement lounge area. Allen traces her heritage six generations back to Ita ta Win (Wind Woman), depicted in a digital print piece in the exhibit, and says that every matriarch in her family has been a member of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The exhibit runs thru April 29. Photo by Cydney Scott

Cultural Truth

Boston University Dance Team

Dance Team Wins Big

Madeline Ross (CAS '18) tries out a robotic arm controlled by her bicep muscles during Boston University's B.R.A.I.N.  (Bringing Recognition and Interest to Neuroscience) Day in the George Sherman Union. Photo by Alexandra Wimley (COM '17)

B.R.A.I.N. Day

Sheryl Julian, former food editor at the Boston Globe

Food Style

Students perform a Korean fan dance during the Korean Student Association's Culture Show in the Tsai Performance this past weekend. Photo by Alexandra Wimley (COM '17)

Korean Fan Dance

Jeroen Eyckmans, a postdoc associate in the Biomedical Engineering department at BU, talks about his research related to wound healing as fellow postdoc Sarah Mazzilli from the BU Department of Medicine listens during the Postdoc Annual Retreat on Tuesday at the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom at the Questrom School of Business. Photo by Pankaj Khadka (COM'16)

Postdoc Annual Retreat

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week SARP ambassador, Catherine Muldoon (CAS 17) hangs T-shirts at FitRec for the Clothesline Project on Monday, April 4, 2016. The Clothesline Project is a visual display of shirts designed by Terriers who are survivors of interpersonal violence, or loved ones of survivors of interpersonal violence. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi

Clothesline Project

Tea Time, a Howard Thurman Center weekly initiative that introduces teas from around the world to participating students and allows them to engage in meaningful discussions about pressing global and domestic issues, brings students from across BU around one table. From left: Jacob Harrington (CAS'16), Dagny Barclay (SAR'17), and Emily Kausch (CAS'17) partake in a coloring activity, meant to serve as a stress-reliever, they said. Photo by Pankaj Khadka (COM'16)

Tea Time

Grammy Award-winning American pop and jazz trumpeter Doc Severinsen, best known for leading the NBC orchestra on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, conducted a special masterclass. Here he works with student Janet Christensen (CFA’17). Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

Doc Severinsen

One year after they donated $50 million to the University, which renamed SMG the Questrom School of Business, Allen (Questrom’64, Hon.’15) and Kelli (Hon.’15) Questrom joined upwards of 600 faculty, students, and staff to celebrate the first annual Questrom Day. Photo by Dan Aquirre

First Annual Questrom Day

Joe Kass (CAS '18) (center) celebrates after eating his way through a triple bacon cheeseburger, a basket of fries, a root beer and an eight-scoop ice cream sundae in less than 30 minutes to win the campus-wide Rhett's Challenge. The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity hosted the event to raise money for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization. Photo by Alexandra Wimley (COM '17)

Challenge Accepted

Members of the Theatre Nohgaku, perform a set during a Noh music performance/discussion session at the College of Fine Arts on Friday afternoon. Theatre Nohgaku, "an international performance group devoted to sharing the beauty and power of the classical Japanese noh drama" is currently at BU as a part of the five-day residency program where the theatre artists will engage in discussions, workshops and performances throughout the week. Photo by Pankaj Khadka

Theatre Nohgaku

Chae Young Yeom (CFA'16), plays Antonin Dvorak's String Quintet in G Major while preparing for her chamber rehearsals inside one of the practice rooms at CFA. Photo by Pankaj Khadka

G Major

Amalia Safer (CAS '17) (center) along with Viviana Yee (CAS '17) (right) relieve stress in a ball pit at Boston University's Fresh Check Day Monday in Metcalf Hall. The day featured booths and activities focused on aspects of wellness and mental health. Photo by Alexandra Wimley (COM '17)

Fresh Check Day

Helen Zhang (CAS '18) takes a break to try out virtual reality glasses during the Global App Initiative's Global Appathon in Boston University's Engineering Product Innovation Center. The glasses were given out as a prize at the end of the day-long appathon. Photo by Alexandra Wimley (COM '17)

Virtual Reality