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Why We Need More MLK in Schools, Not Less

As states like Virginia propose cutting Black and indigenous histories from school curricula, STH’s James McCarty makes a case for learning the whole truth about the BU alum’s message

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ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

Can Elon Musk Fix the Twitter Chaos That He Created?

Questrom’s William Kahn puts the social media giant in crisis and its controversial new owner in perspective

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Photo: Overhead shot of a selection of reproductive health supplies including:pills, diaphragm, condoms, vaginal ring, IUD, implant, dmpa, emergency contraception, and contraceptive pills. All the supplies lie on a lie background.
Birth Control

A New Breed of Nonhormonal Birth Control

A dissolvable patch that uses antibodies grown from tobacco plants could prevent unwanted pregnancies and HIV—at a time when reproductive health is under attack

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Cover of the Fall2023 edition of Bostonia. The cover features a photo of BU President Robert Brown looking to the left and smiling. He wears frameless glasses, a red ceremonial graduation robes with black and blue velvet stoles adorned on him. He also wears a golden, ceremonial BU necklace. Background shows a light blue, clear day. The cover reads “Bostonia. End of an Era. President Robert A. Brown to step down after 17 transformative years”. Along the bottom, the cover reads in smaller text “A lifelong friendship, a $100 million gift, and a new name for the school of medicine. SNL's new director is a BU alum. This doctor's patients are wild! The first BU alum in space. Alumni Poems on Gratitude.”

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