Local Schoolchildren Visit BU, Explore Neuroscience

On March 29, CAS held its inaugural BRAIN Day. Forty undergraduate volunteers demonstrated different aspects of neuroscience to 100 Boston-area students, grades 1-12, to increase public support and awareness of brain research.

April 14th, 2014 in CAS, Students 0 comments

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

Making Sense of Congress

Political Science Professor Cathie Jo Martin co-led a task force investigating the debilitating failure of Congress to find common ground on policy issues. Martin and her colleagues presented their findings to Congress in December.

February 26th, 2014 in CAS, Faculty, Research 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

Students Map the Evolution of a Local Wildlife Sanctuary

Graduate students Valerie Pasquarella and Sam Toabe are creating an exhibition at Natick's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, charting the changes there over the past three decades as suburbanites flocked to the area and invasive plant species dug in.

December 16th, 2013 in CAS, Community, 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

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

New Program Engages High School Students in Science Research

BU's Center for Polymer Studies received a major three-year grant to provide opportunities for disadvantaged high school students to engage in year-round cutting-edge science research and industry internships.

May 9th, 2012 in CAS, Community, Faculty, Research 0 comments

Mentoring Partnership Supports First-Year Students

As the final exam crunch-time hits, some first-year students are breathing easier thanks to a new collaboration between CAS and the Educational Resource Center (ERC).

April 26th, 2012 in CAS, Students 0 comments