SPH dean Sandro Galea left medicine to pursue a career in public health. His goal: take the field to the forefront of American discourse, focusing on thorny social issues like racism, mass incarceration, and immigration reform. So far, he’s been unstoppable.
The BU Police Department is investigating the placement of large posters with racist and neo-Nazi messages at several locations on campus after a student reported spotting the posters Saturday night, April 30, at the entry of the Yawkey Center for Student Services. The 8½-by-11-inch posters, with messages that include “Black Lives Don’t Matter,” “Atomwaffen Division […]
In our series “Jump-start Your Job Search,” BU Today brings you short interviews with BU alums who are leaders in their field, such as banking, advertising, tech start-ups, journalism, or nonprofit organizations. They talk about how they got to be where they are, mistakes they’ve made, and what they’ve taken away from those mistakes. They […]
As part of the University’s growing effort to foster the kind of collaborative, boundary-crossing science that leads to more discoveries and improves health, Gloria Waters, BU vice president and associate provost for research, has announced the establishment of the new University-wide Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Office (IBRO), with Katya Ravid, a School of Medicine professor of […]
Former CBS chairman Nina Tassler will deliver BU’s 143rd Commencement address on Sunday, May 15, at Nickerson Field. University President Robert A. Brown announced the choice of the network executive during Monday’s Class of 2016 Senior Breakfast at the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom, where 2,500 students munched on a breakfast of roasted tomato and […]