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Boston University Arts & Sciences
CAS News May 16, 2012
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This week, the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences mourns the loss of three Boston University undergraduates in a tragic accident in New Zealand. As this academic year comes to a close, our thoughts and compassion are with Austin Brashears (ENG’13), Daniela Lekhno (SMG’13), and Roch Jauberty (CAS’14), their classmates injured in the accident, and their families, classmates, and friends. Read more
Commencement Is Almost Here
Commencement Weekend is just around the corner, and it’s time to honor graduating undergraduate and graduate students for the fine work they have done at CAS. CAS Class Day, where we recognize and honor our undergraduates who have earned special honors and distinctions, will take place on Saturday, May 19, at 3 p.m. in the George Sherman Union’s Metcalf Hall. Click here for more information. The GRS Doctoral Hooding Ceremony is Friday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the GSU Metcalf Hall. For a full list of departmental convocations, click here. The All-University Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 20, at 1 p.m. at Nickerson Field. Click here for more details. For all other Commencement information, click here.
New Program Engages High School Students in Science Research
The 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. Read more
Dean Sapiro Announces Outstanding Teaching Fellows
Dean Sapiro recently announced the 25 Outstanding Teaching Fellows for the 2011/12 academic year. These graduate student/teachers have contributed to the high quality of a BU education while also developing their skills as teachers and mentors. Read more
Advising Award Winners Announced, and Faculty Service Recognized
Dean Sapiro recently announced the three winners of the 2012 Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising. Congratulations to Jeremy DeSilva, James Traniello, and Dorothy Kelly. Read more. During the same faculty meeting, the dean also recognized certain faculty for their leadership roles this past year. Read more.
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Lectures & Events
18-20
May
Commencement Weekend
20
May
Boston Theater Marathon XIV
5
Jun
Summer Community for Faculty: Dean’s Summer Casuals
11
Jul
Summer Community for Faculty:
Dean’s Summer Casuals
1
Aug
Summer Community for Faculty: Dean’s Summer Casuals
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Faculty Accolades

Maurice Lee
Associate Professor of English

Joseph Rezek
Assistant Professor of English

Vivien Schmidt
Professor of International Relations

this month's accolades
Student Accolades

Allison Gill
Allison, a graduate student working with Adrien Finzi in Biology, has been awarded a three-year Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship. There were just 50 of these fellowships awarded nationally this year.

Keep us in the loop
Let us know about news or upcoming events. Announcements about upcoming events, new faculty book publications, and news items can also be submitted online. If you prefer, you can send news items to cascom@bu.edu, or call Patrick Farrell at 617-358-1185. Events geared toward students should be submitted to the Student Programs Office.

For all matters regarding your alumni, please contact Associate Director of Alumni Relations Kirsten Lundeen at 617-358-5525 or Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Caitlan Nee at 617-358-6275.

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