Ann McKee is no stranger to accolades and honors. The William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and director of BU’s CTE Center has been lauded for her pioneering research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a progressive, untreatable neurological condition associated with repetitive blows to the head. She was named Bostonian of the Year by the Boston […]
What sounds would you mute if you could? A pair of Boston University engineers are asking that question, with the ever-increasing din of drone propellers, airplane turbines, MRI machines, and urban noise pollution blaring in the mind’s ear. “Today’s sound barriers are literally thick heavy walls,” says Reza Ghaffarivardavagh (ENG’16,’19), a College of Engineering research […]
Equal parts joyful celebration and traditional pomp, BU’s 146th Commencement on Sunday, May 9, went off without a hitch. See highlights from the 2019 All-University ceremony in this video, which captures the sights and sounds of one of the most important occasions in the lives of Boston University students, and their families.
Lul Mohamud worked hard at BU, earning a degree in neuroscience, being a CAS Dean’s Host and a FY 101 program peer mentor and joining 16,000 Strong, BU’s student-run campaign to prevent sexual assault and violence, eventually becoming cochair. But Mohamud (CAS’19) didn’t do it alone. Her parents, emigrants from Somalia, gave up so much […]
With showers sweeping across Nickerson Field, BU’s 146th Commencement began under threat of heavier rain. But as if on cue, the rain stopped as the 7,509 members of the Class of 2019 began processing to their seats. And as this year’s Commencement speaker, Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences, began her address, […]