At the risk of sounding profane, how would you like to make a few bucks writing a piece of sacred music? The School of Theology’s Religion and the Arts Initiative is offering the winner of its annual arts contest—devoted this year to hymn composition—a cash prize and the opportunity to have the work performed at […]
Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer in the United States—and in the world. According to the National Cancer Institute, it accounts for more than a quarter of cancer deaths in this country, killing about 158,000 people in 2016. Because lung cancer is so lethal, many current and former smokers undergo precautionary CT scans […]
If you want to know how to set up the BU Castle dining room for a wedding, ask Rose Girouard. How to properly greet distinguished visitors at BU President Robert A. Brown’s door? Ask Rose. How to serve strawberries that met the exacting standards of the late University president John Silber (Hon.’95)? Ask Rose. There’s […]
Each month Daria Lugina transforms two Bay State Road doors with cartoon characters and other popular culture images. Lugina (CFA’19, CAS’19) particularly enjoys painting Disney characters. Her popular installation art project is a hit with wide-eyed children passing by—but fellow students are equally enthralled.
Evan Puschak wanted to be a filmmaker when he came to BU, and in a way, he has done that. Puschak (COM’10) is the creator of the YouTube series the Nerdwriter. Through video essays, he examines a wide range of subjects, from art and literature to culture, science, and—most of all—language. The Nerdwriter recently surpassed a […]