Spotlight Archive

Meet the Students of CGS: Saed Salah

April 26th, 2017

College of General Studies 2017 Questrom School of Business 2019 Major: Business Administration with a concentration in Finance What was your most memorable CGS experience? The most memorable CGS experience I had was becoming a CGS Dean's Host -- being able to represent the school through different events and getting to know people who... More

Meet the Students of CGS: Frances Ogilvie

April 25th, 2017

College of General Studies 2017 Questrom School of Business 2019 What made you want to pursue a business major? The nice thing about studying business administration is that you get a taste of everything, and are competent in so many different areas, and get to see the behind the scenes of business. More

Meet the Students of CGS: Jennifer Gonzales

April 20th, 2017

College of General Studies 2017 College of Arts and Sciences 2019 Major: English Were you undecided on your major when you entered CGS? I was most certainly undecided when I entered CGS as a freshman. I knew I had an academic interest in literature as well as history. I've always known that I've had... More

Meet the Students of CGS: Latifah Obaid

April 18th, 2017

College of General Studies 2017, January Boston-London Program College of Communication 2019 Major: Journalism with a minor in cinema and media studies  How has spending a semester in London helped you to develop a global perspective? It really changed the way I looked at how I wanted to experience my life. I traveled a little bit... More

Meet the Students of CGS: Eli Elman

April 14th, 2017

College of General Studies 2017 Questrom School of Business 2019 Major: Business Administration with a concentration in Finance Were you undecided on your major when you entered CGS? I thought I knew what I wanted to do. But, like many people when they go into college, I didn't exactly know what I... More

Meet the Students of CGS: Vaishnavi Kothapalli

April 12th, 2017

College of General Studies 2017 Questrom School of Business 2019 Major: Business Administration with a concentration in law What made you decide to attend the College of General Studies? I liked the fact that it gave you that liberal arts foundation and it gave you that background in core subjects that you need... More

A Look at Undergraduate Research: Tragedy of the Commons & Climate Change

April 5th, 2017

This post is part of a series that profiles the faculty-undergraduate research partnerships offered through the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning. To learn more, please contact the Center at citl@bu.edu. CGS Social Sciences Lecturer R. Sam Deese is writing a book that tackles philosophical and political questions around climate change. More

A Look at Undergraduate Research: The Historic 1967 Pennant Win

February 6th, 2017

This post is part of a series that profiles the faculty-undergraduate research partnerships offered to CGS students. In the 1967 baseball season, the Boston Red Sox bounced back from a ninth place finish the year before to win the American League pennant. The year was a turning point in Red Sox... More

Alum Pitches Fashion Startup on Project Runway

December 6th, 2016

Alexandra Shadrow (CGS’12, COM’15) launched her fashion business, UNItiques, while a BU student and recently pitched her idea on Project Runway: Fashion Startup. This show gives up-and-coming fashion and beauty entrepreneurs an opportunity to pitch their businesses to investors. Shadrow appeared on the November 3 episode of the series. Four years... More

Andy Andres’ Baseball Statistics MOOC Widens its Reach

December 2nd, 2016

CGS professor Andy Andres’s baseball statistics course has a surprising connection to the Chicago Cubs’ historic win in this year’s World Series. Tommy Hottovy took Andres’ MOOC (massive open online course), Sabermetrics 101, before he found his calling as advanced scout and director of run prevention for the Chicago Cubs. Hottovy, a... More