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Alan J. Tu

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The Tough Tech Road Ahead

They are biologists and chemists, doctors and architects, physicists and engineers — and they are founders, too. In a society where speed is of the essence, their startups are tackling large, urgent problems that quick fixes can’t solve.

The Art of UnLoneliness

The UnLonely Project, an initiative of the Foundation for Art and Healing, aims to treat the “epidemic of loneliness” in the United States using creative arts as medicine.

A Theatre for One (or Fourteen More)

The Brattle Theatre, housed in a 130-year-old red brick building in Harvard Square, has been operating as a movie theatre since 1953. Now, as COVID-19 casts doubt on the future of the cinema industry, the Brattle Theatre is working to re-imagine what a theater can be.