News & Events at BU in Brussels
To find out about special events on the Brussels campus check the Spotlights on our home page; to visit our booth at an education fair, please see our travel schedule in the Events Calendar. To stay connected to the Boston campus, BU has a number of publications to keep you up-to-date with news and events on the Charles River campus.
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MET Brussels in The Economist for Efforts to Increase Female Representation on European Corporate Boards
March 26, 2012
MET’s Brussels program was mentioned, in excellent academic company, in The Economist, as part of an initiative to increase female representation on European corporate boards of directors. Cristina Vicini, a MET alumna who heads the program advisory board in Brussels, has played a key role in these efforts.
European Business Schools and Senior Women Executives Publish First List of 3500 Board-Ready Women
March 7, 2012
The European Business Schools/Women on Board initiative – co-sponsored by BU in Brussels and other prominent schools in the EU - has published a first list of more than 3500 board-ready women to bring Europe into the 21st Century and support European Commission Vice President Reding’s initiative to shatter the glass ceiling for women in Europe’s publicly listed corporation’s board rooms.
Bridging the University to Work Gap
January 31, 2012
Boston University was included in a recent AmCham Connect article. The article discusses ways unitversity's are helping students transition to the work world. Boston University's students return to school to gain new skills and often tranisition back through internships.
BU Brussels Publishes Call to Action to Shatter Glass Ceiling
December 9, 2011
Boston University in Brussels and European Commission Vice-President Viviane Reding co-author the “EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOLS - WOMEN ON BOARDS INITIATIVE”.
Boston University in Brussels, together with other leading business schools in Europe, today published a Call to Action designed to increase the number of women on corporate boards. View the seven-page manifesto.
Cristina Vicini, BUB alumna and chair of BU’s Board in Brussels who was instrumental in this initiative, is quoted in today’s Financial Times: "European schools create ‘pipeline’ of ‘boardable’ women “.
NBC's Tom Costello recalls his experience at BU Brussels
June 9, 2011
Brussels Campus Featured in New York Times Article
April 17, 2011
MET's Brussels campus appeared in "A Guide to Branch Campuses" in today's New York Times Education Supplement. The atircle looks at the benefits and challenges of studying at an overseas branch campus and explores a few major US univerity's international locations. Read the full article.