Tufts University Unveils Plans for New Medical Research Laboratory to Focus on Tuberculosis

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Tufts University on May 16 announced that it will seek approval from the Boston Public Health Commission to build a 1,700 square foot biosafety level 3 research laboratory within its School of Medicine’s existing Biomedical Research and Public Health Building at 136 Harrison Avenue. The Arnold 8 Biosafety Laboratory will enable Tufts researchers to find new ways to detect, prevent and treat serious infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, for which treatments exist but for which new therapeutics are needed. Continue reading

Boston’s Own Project Runway

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On Saturday, My 12, 2012 students at The School of Fashion Design will present the culmination of a year’s work in “Collection 2012″. The annual show will take place at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel, located at 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street. Doors open at 2:00 pm for a reception & cash bar. The show is expected to kickoff at 3:30 pm with student work ranging from bathing suits to ball gowns. Tickets to the luncheon and fashion show are $50. Continue reading

Dandelion Teachers Visit Boston

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While most teachers in China use the Spring Festival break to spend time with their families and enjoy food and fireworks, two teachers from the Dandelion School in Beijing used this time to travel to Boston, recently, to observe schools. Huimin (Cindy) Si and Ying (Lynn) Li arrived inBostonin early January and spent the next five weeks visiting schools in the Boston area. Continue reading