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MET students to explore Boston during commencement weekend

May 18th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

Photo courtesy of Pxl3000 on Flickr / Creative Commons.

Photo courtesy of Pxl3000 on Flickr / Creative Commons.

MET’s Distance Education graduates have studied remotely for most of their tenure at BU but this weekend they will get a chance to explore the Charles River Campus and the city of Boston while participating in MET’s GPS Urban Adventure. On Saturday starting at 12:30 PM, these graduates will discover the secrets of Boston and BU’s campus, put faces to names and get to know their fellow graduates from online programs. In small teams, they’ll be using handheld GPS units to guide them on a race around the city, solving riddles and completing challenges leading to the next adventure. If you are a graduate and are interested in participating, click here to register.

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BU and Goodwill Industries team up and aim to recycle 70 tons at move-out

May 11th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

sustainability@BU is teaming up with Goodwill Industries to supply the BU community with 16 donation bins across the Charles River Campus taking clothes, shoes, linens, towels, kitchen ware and small appliances (full list). In 2009, BU saved 6.75 tons of reusable items during move-out. In 2010, after partnering with Goodwill Industries, BU diverted 35.24 tons of clothing and household items from landfills. This year, the goal is 70 tons of donations between April 25th and May 26th. Contact sustainability@BU with questions.

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MTV’s “Staying Alive Ignite” HIV/AIDS awareness campaign comes to campus April 21 & 22

April 15th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

As part of MTV’s “Staying Alive” campaign, “Ignite” addresses the stigmas of an HIV or AIDS diagnosis — as well as virusmtv_sa_logo1_formatted-copy education and attitudes about safe sex — against the backdrop of youth culture in various locales, including Kenya, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine. On April 21st and 22nd, the campaign is coming to Boston University with a screening of Shuga: An HIV/AIDS Soap Opera in Kenya.

In addition to two screenings — one on the Medical Campus and another on the Charles River Campus — a post-screening discussion will be held at COM, featuring Georgia Arnold, Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility at MTV and Director of Staying Alive. Dean of Students Kenn Elmore will continue the discussion as part of his weekly Coffee & Conversation on Friday, April 22nd.

Visit the Center for Global Health & Development’s Ignite landing page for the most updated information.

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