Although long considered by fellow countrymen to be Canada’s best-known 20th-century painter, Lawren Harris remains largely unknown to people outside of Canada. Now, a dazzling jewel-box of a show at the Museum of Fine Arts should help to rectify that oversight. Titled The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris, the exhibition comprises approximately […]
Editor’s note: The TV miniseries Roots captivated audiences when it debuted in 1977. Based on Alex Haley’s best-selling novel about his family’s history, it is the story of young Kunta Kinte, taken from his home in West Africa in 1767 and sold into slavery in America, and his descendants, through the Civil War. Watched by […]
Were you among the estimated 30,000 people, family, friends, faculty, and graduates, at Nickerson Field to celebrate the University’s 143rd Commencement May 15? Thanks to GigaPan technology, you can find yourself and your friends in the crowd. Have a look.
Any parent knows the anxiety of having a sick child. For parents with fewer resources, the threats to their children’s health from poverty—joblessness, food and housing insecurity, the costs of child care and heating—multiply the worries. “We believe this has important public health implications,” says Arvin Garg (MED’99), a newly promoted School of Medicine associate […]
Beginning in fall 2017, some of China’s best and brightest engineers will come to BU to complete their education. Under a new dual degree program, graduates from Beijing’s Tsinghua University, one of China’s top universities, will be able to get a master’s degree in systems engineering at the College of Engineering. Kenneth Lutchen, dean of […]