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 […]
When Pope Francis last month issued Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), a statement on marriage and family life, critics variously thought he didn’t change enough of the rules (“still no gay marriage!?”) and that he softened too many (“priests are supposed to be nice to divorced and remarried Catholics even though they have committed […]
Almost 30 years in business left engineer Gerald Fine troubled as he spied the horizon of his profession. Too many young colleagues were good with a computer keyboard, but all thumbs when it came to something you’d expect to be as instinctive as breathing for engineers: working with equipment. New technologies, coming fast as Ferraris […]
The annual Senior Breakfast is this morning, and about 2,500 members of the Class of 2016 will gather in the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom at 10 a.m. to eat, celebrate, and discover who will be this year’s Commencement speaker. The breakfast marks the official kickoff of Commencement festivities, which culminate in the all-University ceremony […]
As the spring semester draws to a close, BU Today takes you to the College of Fine Arts fifth floor, where amid an air of frenetic, sometimes chaotic, energy, painting and sculpture majors rush to complete their end-of-year projects.