It’s hard to believe that the summer is nearly over. Thousands of students have already arrived on campus and thousands more are expected this weekend. But classes don’t begin until Wednesday, September 2, and there are lots of ways to celebrate the final dog days of August both on and off campus this weekend. We’ve […]
Viewers who tune in to the psychological thriller Fatal Flip on Lifetime at 8 p.m. Saturday won’t be surprised to learn that director Maureen Bharoocha is a big fan of Alfred Hitchcock and Brian De Palma. Los Angeles–based Bharoocha’s directorial debut gets terrifyingly Hitchcockian when a young couple hires a mysterious handyman to help out with their […]
Last August, Nahid Bhadelia traveled to Sierra Leone during the Ebola epidemic’s peak, hermetically clad in the protective spacesuit-like gear of a biosafety level 4 researcher. Funded by the World Health Organization (WHO), Bhadelia went there to share her expertise on infection control and to help care for patients infected with the virus. A year later, the […]
The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,000 points Monday morning, recovered some, but closed off more than 3.5 percent in a volatile day that saw Wall Street reflecting market turmoil in China and elsewhere around the globe. Why did it happen? BU economist Laurence Kotlikoff says it was fear rather than sound economics […]
BU Today is covering this year’s First-Year Student Outreach Project (FYSOP) live via Twitter for the rest of the week. Share your FYSOP experience under the hashtag #fysop26, and we’ll post your comments today through Friday in the player above.