Effective Altruism after Disasters

Volunteers and rescuers working at collapsed building at Colonia Roma, Mexico City.

Este artículo también está disponible en español. The overwhelming support shown towards the hundreds of thousands of people affected by the recent natural disasters in Mexico and the Caribbean embodies the importance of solidarity in the face of emergencies. Donors both within these countries and elsewhere must ensure that the aid they provide is timely, … Continue reading “Effective Altruism after Disasters”

Published on October 10th, 2017 in

What to Know Before You Donate

Woman donating money on a smart phone

Many people have valid concerns about making financial contributions. Before deciding where to donate your money, don’t be afraid to ask tough questions.

Published on October 6th, 2017 in

Activist Month Featured Events

Activism – The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change. Dean Galea and Associate Dean Cox have written on this point before. When answering the question, “why activism?”, Dean Galea said, “An activist school can, above all, turn theoretical concepts into reality—an asset for a school that aspires to train … Continue reading “Activist Month Featured Events”

Published on September 14th, 2017 in

The Realities of HIV/AIDS: A three part series

AIDS Quilt

The Boston University Medical Campus is uniting in conversation about the realities of HIV/AIDS. This three-part series of events covers everything from the tragic first years of the outbreak to where we are now. Our hope is that by remembering and broadening our understanding the beginning of AIDS, health professionals will be better equipped to understand the … Continue reading “The Realities of HIV/AIDS: A three part series”

Published on September 11th, 2017 in