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  • Today the City of Boston marked the completion of the Boston Marathon memorial with the installation of its final piece, granite stones commemorating those killed during the bombings. One of the stones, taken from sentimental places of those lost, comes from Boston University in honor of Lingzi Lu, a student who was earning a graduate degree in mathematics and statistics.

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  • We’ve been freshening up our campuses while you’ve been away for the summer. Here are a few changes you can expect upon your return.

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  • In a first-of-its-kind study, BU researchers and collaborators found that gender minority students, whose gender identity differs from the sex assigned them at birth, are between two and four times more likely to experience mental health problems than the rest of their peers.

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  • “We've finally reached a point where we have therapeutic influence over Ebola...the miracle is that it's possible to conduct a trial in this setting in the middle of an outbreak complicated by war conflict & an inability to access patients."

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  • Did you watch the season finale of the The Handmaid's Tale last night? Need an excuse to be a Boston tourist for the day? Take a tour of 10 iconic locations from the book and show.

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  • Ever wanted to look at the planets from a city rooftop? Did you know the Boston University Department of Astronomy regularly hosts a “Public Open Night” event at the observatory on the roof of the College of Arts and Sciences? — Better reserve your tickets, though! This event books up fast!

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  • If you think research is all about statistics, just talk to Noelle Dimitri (MSW‘00, PhD‘21), who, thanks to a grant from the BU Arts Initiative, is using "photovoice" to elevate the experiences of women with diabetes.

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  • BU neuroscientist Pietro Cottone became a US citizen in July, along with almost 200 others, at Boston’s John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. Even before taking the citizenship oath, the native of Italy had lent his voice to this country’s tradition of open debate with a rock album that defends immigrants and others facing discrimination.

    Fight for Their Rights features 10 songs composed, arranged, and produced by the School of Medicine associate professor of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics. Cottone also played electric and acoustic guitar and keyboards and was backup vocalist, along with four others. Rock singer Chandler Mogel handled lead vocals.

    Read his Q&A with BU Today ➡️ http://spr.ly/6188EFs9A

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  • With the goal of empowering women to take control of their lives and improve their chances for a successful transition back to their communities. Three Sargent College alums designed the program, DiverseOT for inmates at the Suffolk County House of Correction.

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  • Enjoy sushi, burgers, and more on beautiful patios throughout the area.

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  • “Children may hear different words than they’re used to hearing at home, the food and the smells are different, there are all new people. Through play, we can talk about what’s happening.” — Kristy Berksza (Wheelock’05,’13) child life specialist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital.

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  • Anthony Janetos was not only an internationally renowned expert on climate change, he was fearless in the face of deniers.

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  • #BU2023: It’s almost that time to pack up for your big move to BU. To help you prepare, we reached out to a number of Terrier upperclassmen and asked them for advice on dorm room essentials. So before you make that final trek to Target or Bed Bath & Beyond, etc., check out our list: you’ll be glad you did.

    Have ideas for other essentials? Add them below.

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  • It's a BU-tiful day for a stroll around Nickerson Field.

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  • In a study published on July 30, 2019, Boston University School of Public Health researcher Michael Siegel found that laws regulating the type of firearms people can access have no effect on the rate of firearm-related homicide. Universal background checks, however, appear to have the biggest impact.

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  • For the first time, researchers from Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center have discovered a link between dementia, white matter, and the neurodegenerative disease CTE in former American football players. Their study is one of the first to reveal the biological mechanisms that link years of playing football to white matter injury

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  • BU OB/GYN Deborah Anderson argues we need new, innovative, effective forms of birth control to combat climate change and overpopulation. Her lab at BU, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is developing new forms of STI and pregnancy prevention technology inspired by the immune systems of plants.

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  • Summer is arguably the most magical time to be in Boston (and on our campuses). Need proof? Sit back and watch this beautifully done hyperlapse from sunrise to sunset.

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  • Boston has two seasons: winter and construction—or so the saying goes. The demolition process at Kenmore Square started on July 26, 2019. Be safe around the construction area, Terriers!

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  • Suffering from fatigue and pain, see how Hannah Olson (SHA’17) fights against Lyme Disease and leads a start-up to help the chronically ill stay in the workforce.

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  • In just over a month, Comm. Ave will be bustling with students again as our Terriers hit the streets for their first day of class. — We can't wait to have everyone back on campus! #TerrierTown

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  • New England Patriots legend and Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti has died. Buoniconti estimated he suffered hundreds of concussions during his 18-year NFL career, and two years ago held an emotional news conference at which he said he had dementia and pledged to donate his brain to BU’s CTE Center.

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  • It's time to test your Boston street smarts. Next stop: Chinatown. A neighborhood that's much more than just dumplings and bubble tea. Did we miss any fun facts? Let us know in the comments. ⬇️

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  • In his own words, BU sociologist Rob Eschmann reveals the findings of his new study which reveals how students of color react to discovering that their peers have published racist messages anonymously online.

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