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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

BU Students Win Innovation Award at Emory Global Health Case Competition

A team of Boston University students, including two students from Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), won the Innovation Award at the Emory Global Health Case Competition, held March 27–28 in Atlanta.

More than 140 students convened in Atlanta for the event. The challenge: create a plan to curb violence in the world’s most violent city, Honduras. Once all 24 teams arrived in Atlanta, they had less than 24 hours to perfect and present their solution to a panel of judges.

The BU team won the award for proposing a three-pronged solution targeted at increasing effectiveness of the system, increasing trust and community outreach, and decreasing gun-related homicide rates.

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