Building Equitable Resilience to Climate Events Capitol Hill Briefing

Boston University School of Public Health hosted an in-person lunch conversation on Capitol Hill on Thursday, July 20, 2023. The briefing included leading public health experts from the American Cancer Society and the Mystic River Watershed Association about the detrimental effects of climate change on vulnerable populations, and how communities are mobilizing to address the […]

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A Conversation with Rep. Lois Frankel on Capitol Hill

Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL, CAS ‘70) told a standing room-only crowd of more than 100 BU alumni who gathered on Capitol Hill on October 23rd that her time at BU “so changed my life.” In response to questions from moderator Dr. Christine Hunter (MED ‘80, CAS ‘80), Frankel discussed important moments in her political career, […]

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Prof. Sarah Phillips spoke at a Capitol Hill Briefing on Agricultural Policy

Dr. Sarah Phillips, from Boston University College of Arts & Sciences, History Department spoke at a Capitol Hill briefing on agricultural policy.  The Congressional Briefing: Historical Perspectives on Federal Agricultural Policy took place at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on Monday, August 20, 2018.  Learn more  

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911 Call on the Opioid Crisis

On Capitol Hill, an SPH prof and local police chief describe what works At a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by BU Provost Jean Morrison (second from right), Kimberly Johnson (from left) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Arlington, Mass., police chief Fred Ryan; and School of Public Health professor David Rosenbloom presented […]

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Advocating for Science on Capitol Hill

Grad students learn to lobby for policy, funding Graduate students in the sciences learn how to advocate for science on Capitol Hill in the Making Our CASE: Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering workshops. Photo by Nicolas Raymond via Creative Commons license. The federal government funds about 80 percent of the research conducted at Boston […]

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