All Topics (September 20 through November 30)
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- A Dozen Tips That Could Save Your Life in a Fire September 20, 2017Just two weeks before graduation in 2013, Binland Lee (CAS’13) died in a fire on Linden Street in Allston. Among the housing violations cited in the report of that deadly fire were the number of tenants—18 (the city permits no more than 4 undergraduates to live full-time in a house)—and only one exit from the […]
- BU Doubles Number of Posse Scholars September 20, 2017She hadn’t seen it coming, April Woo confesses, when her college and career counselor stopped her in the hallway at school last year and asked if she’d be interested in trying for a Posse Foundation college scholarship. Woo (Questrom’21) attended Abraham Lincoln High, an off-the-tourist-track citadel of 2,000 students in San Francisco, reached each morning […]
- Helping the Mayor of Terrier Nation September 20, 2017After a lifetime attending more than 6,000 Terrier sports contests, from women’s basketball to diving (men’s ice hockey remains his favorite), Elliot Driben has earned the title Mayor of Terrier Nation. Generations of athletes fondly recall him cheering them on in rain and sleet, whether they were winning or losing. Now Driben is in need […]
- Shipley Center Website Offers Prostate Cancer Facts for Patients September 19, 2017One in every seven men in the United States will get prostate cancer, making it the second most common type, after skin cancer, for American men. It tends to be a slow-growing disease, but can sprint to life-threatening severity if detected too late. Screening for prostate cancer can yield false-positive findings, but those most at […]
- Swimming with Sharks (and Stingrays) September 19, 2017Internships play a critical role in job hunting as employers increasingly seek graduates with some real-world experience. A recent study by the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University found that employers hire about 50 percent of their interns as full-time employees. Here at BU, 93 percent of undergrads have had at least one […]