VP Christopher Reaske to retire in July, after a decade of record fundraising
By David J. Craig and Jessica Ullian
Christopher Reaske has a personal philosophy that he shares regularly with his staff: in your work and in your life, make sure every year is filled with “new accomplishments, experiences, and awakenings.”
Elie Wiesel recounts 350 years of the Jewish experience in America
By Jessica Ullian
Elie Wiesel — Nobel Prize winner, Holocaust survivor, and Boston University’s Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities — gathered hundreds of people in Metcalf Hall on October 25 and told them a story that was joyous, sad, bitter, and hopeful: the history of Jews in America.
Undergraduate survey to measure satisfaction, strengthen quality of life
By Brian Fitzgerald
Attention, students: BU is seeking your opinion . . . on BU. The University is inviting undergraduates to participate in an online student satisfaction survey beginning Monday, November 8.
Centennial celebrates biology department's world-class standing
By Tim Stoddard
When BU offered its first biology course in 1904, the word gene had not yet been coined. Looking back at those early days, Geoffrey Cooper marvels at how little was known about the genetic underpinnings of life.
Eye of the beholder
By David J. Craig
Flipping through a box of photographs in a New Hampshire antique shop 20 years ago, Rodger Kingston found a composite of what appeared at first glance to be 35 rather ordinary grammar school portraits.