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This year, eight GRS students and eight CAS alumni were among the 2,000 winners of National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships.
CAS Alumna Marta Marello and Professor Robert Kaufmann are working with BU's Sustainable Neighborhood Labs to improve energy efficiency for urban housing.
According to Forbes, three of the nation’s greatest young “game changers, movers, and makers” are CAS alums, and their ideas are disrupting the fields of science and tech in big ways.
Scholars and policy-makers have worked for decades to understand and improve the representation women receive from national and international political organizations. Tali Mendelberg, professor of politics at Princeton University, argues that their efforts will often fall short unless they also address institutional rules that impede women's voices.
At this year's Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Stephanie Brownell (GRS'15) received the National Ten-Minute Play Award, Abbey Fenbert (GRS’15) was awarded the Mark Twain Comedy Writing Award, and alumni Michael Parsons (GRS'12) and Steven Barkhimer (GRS'08) also won awards for their plays.
On April 30, members of the BU community from Boston to Beijing joined together for one unprecedented day of giving back. The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences raised over $300,000 during the University's first-ever Giving Day.
A conference on the Women's Liberation Movement of the 1970s, held at CAS March 27-29, brought together leading thinkers and activists to discuss lessons learned during that revolutionary time and issues facing women today.
Building on its growing international profile and the global scope of its programs for research and education, Boston University is launching a new school, to be named for its largest benefactor and housed in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Departing Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will launch a new chapter in his life's journey in February: as co-director of BU's new Initiative on Cities.
On October 22, TV talk show host Ellen DeGeneres invited a crowd of BU students to Marsh Plaza to win Red Sox World Series tickets and appear on her show. She got more than she bargained for.