Before he was an accomplished university president, with even dour bond raters applauding his helmsmanship of BU, Robert A. Brown was an accomplished chemical engineer. His research involved mathematical models that helped produce materials from polymer plastics to the silicon ingredients in microelectronic devices. Both careers have earned BU’s top executiv […]
With the new semester, BU has resumed its campaign against alcohol abuse, bolstering police patrols of known party neighborhoods, citing students for public intoxication, dispersing loud parties—and crucially, publicizing statistics on booze-control efforts by University, Boston, and Brookline police. The graphic above shows last weekend’s enforcement statis […]
When you think of Italian food in Boston, your first thought is probably of the dozens of trattorias, pizzerias, and cafes that dot the city’s North End. But one of the area’s best Italian restaurants—Carlo’s Cucina Italiana—has been wooing diners to Allston with its southern Italian cuisine for four decades. The Boston Globe has proclaimed […]
How did you spend your summer? Hannah Carey assisted in a trial of a new medication for treating gonorrhea, interviewing subjects and taking their vital information, among other tasks. (She also made some dinner companions squirm when they asked about her work.) Chelsea Desrochers attended town meetings in the Dominican Republic’s capital, listening to citiz […]
The salt marshes in Provincetown are no one’s choice for sunbathing. Assuming you’re not swallowed by hidden knee-high sinkholes, your feet squelch in muck crawling with fiddler crabs. But Hollie Emery (GRS’16) and her team don’t let that faze them or deter their climate change research.