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Did you know the first #BostonMarathon in 1897 was co-founded by a #BU alum? We take a look back at some of the Terriers who have left a mark on the nation's oldest annual marathon: http://ow.ly/vVq9b
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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) visited campus Monday, speaking first with medical researchers on their need for more federal #research funding and then with students on the burden of increasing student loan #debt: http://ow.ly/vQQEE
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Hear from members of the #BU community in their own words, as they recall their memories of last year's #BostonMarathon and the days that followed: http://ow.ly/vLQct
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On April 6, BU a cappella group "In Achord" sang the national anthem at Fenway Park, opening up the #RedSox home game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
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A new study by School of #PublicHealth researchers at the Slone Epidemiology Center has found evidence that symptoms of #depression may be linked to the development of adult-onset #asthma in African-American women. The likely culprit? Stress and its physiological consequences: http://ow.ly/vyQS1
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#Boston city council heard arguments last night on a proposed ordinance to ban Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4) research in the city. The council is expected to vote in the coming weeks, which may determine if BU's National Emerging #InfectiousDiseases Laboratories (NEIDL) will conduct studies involving Biosafety Level 4 (BSL-4) pathogens: http://ow.ly/vTI7M
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Sad to share that sophomore Kevin Lee was found dead Monday morning. Lee was a biomedical engineering major from Brooklyn, N.Y. No foul play is suspected: http://ow.ly/vOGEJ
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Who will make up the Class of 2018? After a record-breaking number applied, only 34% were admitted - the lowest percentage in BU’s history. Admitted students have an A- average and come from the top 9% of their high school classes: http://ow.ly/vGFOk
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William DeJong, professor of community #health sciences, has some bad news for anyone hoping the drinking age may be decreased; DeJong says evidence overwhelmingly supports the current legal age of 21 years old and the law is here to stay: http://ow.ly/vBkKZ
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#BU students, alumni, faculty & staff will be volunteering around the world throughout the month of April for BU's Global Days of Service (#BUGDS). Last year, more than 3,200 volunteers served at 104 projects in 51 cities worldwide: http://ow.ly/vl26s
BU community volunteers during April’s Global Days of Service
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31,766 students, 2,622 faculty, class size of 27, 2 campuses, 23 libraries and one little bitty dog named Rhett. That’s BU in a nutshell.