When the BU field hockey team fell to American 1-0 in last season’s Patriot League championship game, the upset was devastating. Led by the league’s 2017 Offensive Player of the Year Hester van der Laan (ENG’17) and Defensive Player of the Year Ellie Landsman (Questrom’17), the Terriers had dominated the league during the regular season […]
Minister and lawyer Cornell William Brooks, former president of the NAACP, can add a new title to the list: professor. One of the foremost civil rights leaders in the United States, Brooks (STH’87, Hon.’15) joins Boston University this fall at a critical time. Hate crimes are on the rise, and racially polarizing politics have further […]
The National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging has awarded the University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center (ADC) a three-year, $5.4 million grant to continue its research into interventions that will reduce the human and economic costs of Alzheimer’s disease and its related conditions, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
With the new semester, BU has resumed its campaign against alcohol abuse, bolstering police patrols of known party neighborhoods, citing students for public intoxication, dispersing loud parties—and crucially, publicizing statistics on booze-control efforts by University and Boston police. The graphic above shows last weekend’s enforcement statistics. If you, or someone you know, have questions about […]
There’s no shortage of places to grab a slice of pizza around campus. Between T. Anthony’s, Otto’s (West Campus and Coolidge Corner), Oath Craft Pizza, Upper Crust Pizzeria, BU’s dining halls, and Domino’s, finding a fresh pizza has never been easier. Now, there’s a new contender thrown in the mix: Blaze Pizza, opened last month […]