WBUR is proud to be the radio partner for HUBweek, a weeklong series of events around Greater Boston that showcases the city’s unique combination of art, science and technology.
It starts Oct. 3 and runs through Oct. 10. WBUR hosts will be participating in various sessions all week. Explore the entire schedule on the HUBweek website.
As the kick off to HUBweek, leading political philosopher and Harvard University professorMichael Sandel will lead the Fenway Forum, an unprecedented civic event, taking place in an iconic Boston setting: Fenway Park.
He will lead an all-star panel of authors, artists, entertainers and well known public figures including Arianna Huffington, Yo-Yo Ma, and comedian Whitney Cummings in a lively discussion on some hard ethical questions and the meaning of citizenship today. WBUR Here & Now Host Robin Young will provide the evening’s opening remarks.
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Join two Boston physician-journalists and moderator Carey Goldberg, co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog, for an engaging conversation about balancing two careers – medicine and media.
Deborah Becker will be participating in a day long event at the Mass General Cancer Center which will bring together leading clinicians, researchers, policy leaders and cancer survivors to explore the newest innovations and challenges in cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Join Boston’s best chroniclers of innovation, including Tom Ashbrook, host of On Point, for an evening of unforgettable storytelling at historic Faneuil Hall, hosted by author and Dear Sugar podcast host Steve Almond. This is a rare chance to hear the stories-behind-the-stories about Boston’s most renowned innovators.
Join WBUR reporter Martha Bebinger in a spirited conversation about why precision medicine matters, who will have access to it, who’s going to pay for it, and how it may affect patient privacy.
Join Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR’s Commonhealth blog, and a group of experts to discuss science and technology that was once science fiction and is now being used in treatment, and hear their predictions about what’s the next big thing in neuroscience.
Thursday, Oct. 8, 2:30 p.m. – Beautiful Brain: The Intersection of Art and Science
Join Carey Goldberg, host of WBUR’s CommonHealth blog, in a discussion about the intersection of art and science.