All Topics (April 14 through June 30)
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- BU Students Compete for Miss Massachusetts Title July 1, 2016This weekend, two Boston University students are competing in the 77th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant. The pageant winner will go on to represent the Bay State at the national Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, N.J., in September and have a chance of earning $50,000 in scholarship money. Joclyne Nunes (MET’17) and Maggie Markham […]
- Fireworks and More on Tap This 4th of July July 1, 2016Given that the fight for American independence was sparked in part by the Boston Tea Party in 1773, it’s only fitting that Boston puts on one of the most spectacular Independence Day celebrations anywhere in the country. The holiday festivities include a parade and two free concerts by the world-famous Boston Pops orchestra, topped off […]
- Marsh Chapel Summer Preaching Series Stresses Compassion June 30, 2016After a bruising presidential primary season that saw the put-down lifted up to an art form, the Rev. Robert Allan Hill hopes Marsh Chapel’s 10th annual summer preacher series will offer an antidote. The series kicks off Sunday, July 3, with the first of seven sermons on Luke’s Gospel and its central theme of compassion. […]
- Genetic Risk for Stroke June 30, 2016Each year, stroke kills nearly 129,000 Americans, according to the American Stroke Association. It is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and the top neurological cause of death and disability. Scientists have associated a number of genes with a higher risk of stroke, especially—and predictably—genes involved with atherosclerosis and blood clotting. […]
- Five Famous Alums: Actresses June 29, 2016Among the approximately 312,000 graduates of Boston University are a number of men and women who have distinguished themselves in their chosen profession. Writers. Athletes. Journalists. Scientists. Statesmen and theologians. Artists of all stripes. Each week this summer, we’re bringing you photos of five of these notable alums. We begin with five celebrated actresses who […]