All Topics (March 1 through May 31)
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- Climate Change and an “Overlooked” Nutrient: Silica June 29, 2017Among ecologists, carbon gets all the glory. Scientists examine its critical role in plant growth and decay, they chart its contributions to greenhouse gases, and they measure its sequestration in earth, sea, and sky. Often overlooked in all this research is humble silicon, or “silica,” as it’s called when combined with oxygen. If ecologists (or […]
- Three BU Students Compete in Pageants This Weekend June 29, 2017This weekend, three musically inclined Boston University students are vying for the crown at pageants both near and far. Andrea Rustad (CAS’19) will represent the Bay State in the national Miss Collegiate America Pageant this Saturday, July 1, in Little Rock, Ark. Rustad currently holds the Massachusetts title in the Miss Collegiate system. Closer to […]
- Places to Hike in and around Boston June 28, 2017With a population of more than 673,000, Boston is New England’s largest city, and factoring in the 4.7 million people in the metropolitan area, it can often feel congested. Fortunately, the area has over 2,000 acres of open space, much of it accessible by public transportation. With summer officially here, we’ve put together info on […]
- Summer Construction Under Way on Both Campuses June 28, 2017This summer, like most, Colleen McGinty, Facilities Management & Planning (FM&P) executive director of construction services, is overseeing several large-scale construction projects. But starting July 26, physically getting to those projects will be challenging because the long-anticipated large-scale Commonwealth Avenue bridge replacement project gets under way, closing a section of Comm Ave to vehicles through […]
- One Class, One Day: Studying Comics as Literature June 27, 2017Class by class, lecture by lecture, question asked by question answered, an education is built. This is one of a series of visits to one class, on one day, in search of those building blocks at BU. Having plowed through their 232-page assigned book, members of Jessica Kent’s class are discussing a revealing scene near […]