A Revolutionary Moment

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.

March 19th, 2014 in Alumni, CAS, Faculty, Students 0 comments

Frederick S. Pardee Endows New Global Studies School

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.

December 20th, 2013 in Alumni, CAS, Faculty, Global, Research, Students 0 comments

Initiative on Cities to Launch, with Menino on Board

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.

December 12th, 2013 in Alumni, CAS, Community, Faculty, Global, Research, Students, Uncategorized 0 comments

Green Monsters, Sox Fever, and Ellen DeGeneres

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.

October 24th, 2013 in Alumni, CAS, Community, Students 0 comments

Tracking the East Asian Monsoon

Professor Richard Murray led an international team on an eight-week voyage to the Sea of Japan searching for clues to the underlying dynamics of the East Asian Monsoon System.

October 17th, 2013 in Alumni, Faculty, Global, Research 0 comments

Tombs Give New Insights into Maya History

A Maya pyramid beautifully decorated with a rare polychrome-painted stucco frieze was unearthed by CAS researchers in July at the site of Holmul, a Classic Maya city in northeastern Guatemala.

August 9th, 2013 in Alumni, Faculty, Global, Research, Students 1 comment

A Commencement to Remember

Commencement 2013 was a special occasion, as we wished well this year’s graduating class. The weekend included 33 separate ceremonies for CAS/GRS. Click on the link above to see the highlights!

June 12th, 2013 in Alumni, Community, Faculty, Global, Students 0 comments

BU’s Rubin Wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Ethan Rubin (CAS’10) is the third BU student to be awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship since the program began in 2001.

March 1st, 2013 in Alumni 0 comments

Americans in Paris: Were We Really So Innocent?

Assistant Professor of History Brooke Blower challenges Americans’ notion of ourselves as “innocents abroad" in the 1920s.

February 20th, 2013 in Alumni, CAS, Faculty, Global, Research 0 comments

Gift Establishes Judaic Studies Fellowship

Boston University recently announced the establishment of the Drapkin-Fasel Graduate Fellowship Fund in Judaic Studies, made possible by a gift of $1.1 million from the late Dr. Fasel.

November 9th, 2012 in Alumni, Global, Research, Students 0 comments