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The City of Boston is riddled with more than 3,000 leaks from its aging natural-gas pipeline system, according to a new study by researchers at Boston University.
Around 25 students from the CAS First Year Experience Program, which helps first-year students take advantage of all that BU and CAS have to offer, enjoyed a tour of Boston recently.
Contributing to the festivities of Alumni Weekend 2012, a number of CAS departments offered special programs and presentations for returning alumni and friends.
This summer, after five years at the helm, Dean Virginia Sapiro was reappointed to continue as leader of Boston University’s College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Dean Sapiro offers reflections on the progress over the past first five years and on some of the tasks that lie ahead.
Boston University College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Professor of Psychology Helen Tager-Flusberg has been named the director of a new Autism Center of Excellence (ACE), to be located at BU. The ACE will be funded by a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Two groups of high schoolers explored x-ray crystallography and nanotechnology with CAS Chemistry Department faculty members this spring and summer.
On June 5, Venus will make one of its rare transits across the surface of the sun. The Boston University Astronomy Department and BU Center for Space Research will host an event to allow as many visitors as possible a safe glimpse of this event.
What’s that going on in Andrew Duffy’s class? Is it a NASCAR demonstration? (Duffy’s been known to crash model cars for his students’ enlightenment.) No. It is the kind of innovative teaching that won Duffy the Metcalf Cup and Prize, the University’s top teaching award.
With its many writers from CAS, the BU Culture Shock blog was recently named by BostonInno as one of Boston’s college-related blogs you need to be following right now.
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.