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Boston University School of Public Health
SPH This Week
September 11, 2016
Back to School Edition
Introducing the New Activist Lab Website
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Dean's Symposium
The Role of Pharmaceuticals in Public Health
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Fifteen Years Later: Learning From 9/11
The world changed 15 years ago. What are the key lessons for population health that emerged after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks?
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A New Curriculum to Master Public Health
[VIDEO] Redesigned Master of Public Health (MPH) begins this fall.
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Five New Faculty Join SPH
Patricia Hibberd, Cassie Ryan, Michael Stein, Ludovic Trinquart, and Michael Ulrich join the faculty this fall.
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"Sometimes Public Health Is About Taking a Stand"
Associate Dean Harold Cox discusses the new Activist Lab.
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An SPH Welcome
[VIDEO] New students get taste of campus and city during Orientation activities.
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Scenes from Orientation 2016
[SLIDESHOW] On August 30 and 31, SPH welcomed all new students to campus.
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Getting Better at Being Better
Thoughts on how we may improve our education to better reflect changing global needs.
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The Value of a Public Health Education
A good public health education does away with your blinders, and helps you develop innovative and evidence-based solutions to real-world problems.
by Faiz Kidwai
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Legalized Marijuana: Right for Massachusetts?
[VIDEO] At Dean's Seminar, Jim Borghesani of Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol and State Senator Jason Lewis debate legalizing recreational marijuana in Massachusetts.
Faculty Breakfast with the Dean
Tuesday, September 13, 9:30 am – 10:30 am, Founders Room.
SPH Student Organization Fair
Wednesday, September 14, 4:45 pm – 6:30 pm, Talbot Green.
Student Coffee Chat with the Dean
Thursday, September 15, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, Founders Room.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Friday, September 16, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, CT305.
School Assembly for Faculty & Staff
Tuesday, September 20, 8:45 am – 10:50 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Diversity and Inclusion Seminar–Thinking Fast Makes Changing Slow: Human Thought Processes Interfere with Achieving Diversity
Tuesday, September 20, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Public Health Forum–Upstream, Downstream: How Public Health Schools and Graduates Can Succeed in Improving Health
Wednesday, September 28, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Alumni Panel Discussion and Networking Breakfast
Thursday, September 29, 8:00 am – 9:30 am, Hiebert Lounge.
Life's Bulldozer Moments: How Adversity Can Lead to Success in Life and Business
Tuesday, October 4, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, L109.
Staff Breakfast with the Dean
Wednesday, October 5, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Wilkins Board Room.
Diversity and Inclusion Seminar–Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Health Care: Historical and Contemporary Issues
Wednesday, October 5, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
Dean's Seminar–The Politics of Health Reform: What's at Stake in November?
Thursday, October 6, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Hiebert Lounge.
View the full SPH calendar.