Binland Lee, a BU senior studying marine biology, had fallen to sleep in the wee hours after a Saturday night party. She awoke after dawn to a housemate’s warning scream: the apartment house they occupied with seven other students in Allston was aflame. Trapped in her attic room by impenetrable black billows in the hall […]
Since the season premiere of NBC’s America’s Got Talent last May, hundreds of performers have sung, danced, performed magic, told jokes, and in some cases mimed for a chance to win the competition’s $1 million prize. Throughout it all, one musical group has resonated with audiences and judges alike. And tonight, that group, Sons of […]
For many around campus, the names Alan and Sherry Leventhal may not ring any bells. But the Leventhal name will be one of the first that visitors to the Charles River Campus will see now that the two, among the University’s greatest friends and benefactors, have been honored with the dedication of the new Alan […]
Junior faculty arrive at Boston University full of ambition and with a head full of ideas, but they often have relatively little money for research. So being awarded a Peter Paul Career Development Professorship can feel like winning the lottery; winners receive an annual stipend of $40,000 for three years to pursue their research interests. […]
BU Today writer Amy Laskowski takes us behind the scenes at BU’s newest food truck: Fàn Boy, where she got a quick lesson in preparing and serving the truck’s Asian-inspired tacos, loaded fries, and rice bowls.