In this era of Donald Trump, marked by psychological speculation about the president’s seeming narcissism, Steven Sandage, director of research at BU’s Albert & Jessie Danielsen Institute, is spending a lot of time and money with institute colleagues engaged in a bit of counterprogramming. They’re studying the benefits of humility. During a campaign debate, Trump […]
Following the National Labor Relations Board ruling this past August that graduate students at private universities who work as teaching or research assistants are employees who have the right to unionize, Graduate Workers Forward (GWF), a movement of faculty and graduate student workers spearheaded by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), has started to organize […]
Thousands of international students come to study in US colleges every year, 3,000 at BU alone. Leaving everything familiar—family, friends, their culture—behind can be hard, but even harder may be building a new life for themselves. Our new animated series “Lost and Found” brings you some of their stories.
Boston University has been named by Times Higher Education (THE) to a list of 53 “international powerhouse” institutions, schools that have the best chance of being grouped alongside—or even ahead of—THE’s most elite global “old stars,” a group that includes the University of Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, Yale, MIT, and Princeton. The University’s placement on the […]
On a cold Saturday morning in mid-February, Nikita Varman and Angel Wu were up at 4 a.m. for what would turn out to be a very long day. Varman (CAS’19, SAR’19), BU Ballroom Dance Club president, and Wu (CGS’17), the club’s public relations coordinator, were checking on last minute details for the club’s biggest event of […]