Laurie Pohl, BU’s vice president for enrollment and student affairs since 2007, is stepping down from the position as of September 1. With her decades of student-focused expertise as an administrator and planner, she will join the faculty of the School of Education, where she will teach, conduct research on college access and success, and provide […]
Strolling through the Boston Public Garden on a sunny summer day, it’s common to encounter wildlife, even in the heart of the city. Ducks and geese lazily drift on clear water or nap on the shore, woodpeckers and wrens populate the trees, and everywhere squirrels bounce by, fluffy tails rippling. Ideal subjects for visitors’ photos, […]
As two Boston University Police Department officers chat with the organizers of an outdoor student event, shots ring out—there’s a sniper in a third-floor window, gunning for the crowd. A second shooter emerges at ground level and blasts away with a shotgun in a well-planned ambush. The officers do their best to protect civilians while […]
BU Today is covering this year’s First-Year Student Outreach Project (FYSOP) live via Twitter all this week. Tell us about your FYSOP experience under the hashtag #FYSOP27, and we’ll post your comments today through Friday in the player above.
Today, approximately 750 new students will arrive on campus to participate in BU’s annual First-Year Student Outreach Project (FYSOP). Administered by the Community Service Center (CSC), the weeklong program provides first-year and transfer students an opportunity to volunteer in the Boston area while getting to know one another. Having recently completed a week of educational […]