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The First Miracle Worker: The Story of Laura Dewey Bridgman

A generation before Helen Keller became famous, another deafblind student and her educator made a mark on history. Today, talented deafblind students continue to fascinate scientists and educators and help us learn more about the senses and the brain.
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BU Today

A Perfect Pairing of Wine and Film

Forget the fizzy soda and bottled water served up at movie concession stands. Instead, reach for some fine, expert-selected wines at tonight’s screening of the 2004 Oscar-winning film Sideways at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. The event, the second in a four-part Wine & Film Series, is cohosted by Wine Enthusiast magazine to coincide with its May 2015 […]
BU Today
BU Today

CAS’s Eichenbaum Joins Ranks of Washington, Franklin, and Emerson

The key question, at least for Howard Eichenbaum’s son, was this: will it get you Red Sox tickets? The query came on learning that his father had joined George Washington, Ben Franklin, and centuries of “thinkers and doers” who have been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Eichenbaum, director of BU’s Center […]
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BU Today

Telling a Story, with Data

Data has become an inescapable fact of life in the 21st century. The digitization of reams of personal and professional information has made data literacy critical to workplace survival. Global consulting firm McKinsey & Company has predicted that by 2018, there will be 490,000 data analysis jobs in the United States, but a shortage of people […]
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Daily Free Press

Students relieved following arrest of groping suspect

Boston Police Department announced Wednesday that Steven Lent, a 26-year-old Allston resident, was arrested Friday in […] The post Students relieved following arrest of groping suspect appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU News Service

Special Report: Boston 2024

Amid divided public support and concerns about funding, the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston continues. This special report looks at the pros, the cons, and the athletes as well as the potential roles that Boston's renowned institutions of higher learning could play if the Olympic torch is lit here.
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BU News Service

Schools Eye Olympics Benefits, Drawbacks

By Keiko Talley BU News Service Although plans are up in the air, Boston-area colleges and universities are weighing the idea of their campuses being used as venues for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Schools that could play a part include Harvard University, Boston University, Tufts University, Boston College,the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Northeastern University, and the [...]
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BU News Service

Home Field Advantage: Games in Boston Could Boost US Medals

By Katie Peverada BU News Service Boston is home to eight World Series titles, six Stanley Cups, four Super Bowls, 17 NBA Championships and multiple national collegiate championships. Every year, thousands of elite athletes bring their talents to the streets, rivers, ice and playing surfaces of the city in some of the most well known [...]
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Daily Free Press

City report evaluates substance addiction, recovery services in Boston

To assess the prevalence of drug abuse and addiction in the city, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh […] The post City report evaluates substance addiction, recovery services in Boston appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

Gleason steps down as softball head coach

Following a 2015 season in which the Boston University softball team failed to make the Patriot League […] The post Gleason steps down as softball head coach appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU Culture Shock

Ceci’s Goodbye: On Community, Writing, and Doing Things

Writer and Editor-in-Chief Cecilia says goodbye to the blog that shaped her past four years. The post Ceci’s Goodbye: On Community, Writing, and Doing Things appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Penultimate

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BU Culture Shock

Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 2)

A post in two parts, "Paying for Success: The Reality in America Today" takes a look at the current condition of American society and how everything done within it is completely dependent upon wealth and income. Part 1 sets the scene, addresses the evident problem of financial inequality, and explains why it has occurred. Part 2 digs deeper and provides the perspectives and thoughts of prominent sociologists on this societal issue, while explaining, in a simple way, why this all makes sense. The post Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 2) appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Remember the Magna Carta?

I didn't. The post Remember the Magna Carta? appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

Little Feet, Big Dreams: A sit-down with Littlefoot

Erica Sutherland has tiny feet and big aspirations. She is the lead singer and guitarist of the sort-of-surf-punk, ’50s-and-’60s-inspired, local Boston band Littlefoot which recently played a set at TT the Bear’s Place in Cambridge. Sutherland sat down with us in her lower Allston bedroom to chat about life, music, and eerily-detailed fan art. Check out […]
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The Quad

Mitski steals the show at the Sinclair 

Boston’s favorite indie rock band Speedy Ortiz headlined at the Sinclair in Cambridge last Wednesday, but the real star of the show was the opener. Brooklyn-based artist Mitski brought the in-the-moment energy and powerful emotion that was missing from most of Speedy’s nervous performance. Drawing largely from March-released “Bury Me At Makeout Creek,” her set […]
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The Quad

Review: Daredevil

If it weren’t for references to magical hammers, iron suits, and alien invasions, Daredevil wouldn’t feel like a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The scale is too small, the stakes too personal. In comparison to Age of Ultron, Marvel’s craziest, most comic book movie yet, Daredevil is a fresh, grounded take on a familiar story. […]
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