Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 16:17

The Lamar Soutter Library is excited to announce that it will be hosting Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn from September 10- October 20, 2018. Per the National Library of Medicine, the exhibition “explores an increasingly popular, yet little-known literary field that presents personal illness narratives and health information through the medium of comics.

Unveiling of the Portrait, “Gateway to the Polio Vaccine”

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 10:06

The Chancellor and Dean invite you to join them for the unveiling of the portrait, “Gateway to the Polio Vaccine” by Artist Alan Witschonke

The portrait celebrates an important, transformative and Nobel Prize-winning event in medical science, public health and the history of medicine by growing the polio virus for the first time in tissue culture, here in Massachusetts, which enabled the vaccine development. Dr.