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Here's Where To Find WBUR Hosts At HUBweek

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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 runs Oct. 3-10, and WBUR hosts will be participating in various sessions all week (see below). Explore the full schedule on the HUBweek website.


Saturday, Oct. 3, at 11 a.m. - Let's Talk About Food

The fourth annual festival returns to Copley Square as part of HUBweek.

As part of the event, WBUR's Bob Oakes will interview Roger Berkowitz, the CEO of Legal Sea Foods, about New England's fishing identity.

Event listing here.


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Sunday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. – A Master Class With Michael Sandel At Faneuil Hall

Leading political philosopher and Harvard University professor Michael Sandel 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.

(The venue has been moved from Fenway Park to Faneuil Hall.)

Here & Now Host Robin Young will provide the event's opening remarks.

Event listing here


Monday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m. – Women In Medicine: When Doctors Report The News

Join two Boston physician-journalists and moderator Carey Goldberg, co-host of WBUR’s CommonHealth, for an engaging conversation about balancing two careers -- medicine and media.

Event listing here.


Tuesday, Oct. 6 – Cancer: Innovative Breakthroughs And Personal Journeys

Reporter 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.

Event listing here.


Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. – Media Storytelling

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.

Event listing here.


Wednesday, Oct. 7, 5 p.m. – The Power And Promise Of Precision Medicine

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.

Event listing here.


Thursday, Oct. 8 , noon – Future Is Now: Science Fiction Yesterday, Medical Treatment Today

Join Carey Goldberg, co-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.

Event listing here. WBUR "Brain Matters" series here.


Thursday, Oct. 8, 2:30 p.m. – Beautiful Brain: The Intersection Of Art And Science

Join Carey Goldberg in a discussion about the intersection of art and science.

Event listing here.

This article was originally published on September 29, 2015.

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