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February 14th, 2013

Love, straight out of COM

Student Life

On a campus with the population greater than that of a small town, Terrier-to-Terrier marriages are statistically favored, and Valentine’s Day invites a look at BU couples who fell in love not only with their life’s work, but with their life partner. One such couple met in a COM radio journalism class. BU Today writes: […]

May 9th, 2012

COM announces 2012 Blue Chip winners


The annual COM Blue Chip award is given to College of Communication seniors who are leaders at Boston University, the College of Communication or in the community. These students also have demonstrated talents in their area of interest, are involved in professional activities and have excelled academically. This year, the winners include a Redstone winner, […]

March 26th, 2012

Contest: Your brevity can win you an iPad

Student Life

COM taught you to be concise – now, put that skill to use! Describe COM in five words or fewer. The best slogan — as determined by Dean Fiedler — will net its writer a new iPad 3. Interested? Read the rules and enter now.

March 1st, 2011

Coffeehouse readings: from summer to superheroes

Student Life

Watch this video on YouTube By Adam Tamburin More than 150 students crowded into COM’s student lounge this week to hear five of the best memoirs produced last semester in COM 201, a course in which underclassmen tackle writing in several genres. The COM 201 Coffeehouse Reading, a biannual tradition that has taken place for […]

February 18th, 2011

Enter the commencement speech contest

Student Life

Would you like to be paid to graduate? Sound like a joke? Think again; it just might be possible and it just might happen to you! So, before you leave BU consider submitting an entry to our annual COMMENCEMENT SPEECH CONTEST – and you just might win $2500.00. Interested? Then get your creative juices flowing […]

January 5th, 2011

‘COMlife’ places third in Clicker contest

Film & Television

Watch this video on YouTube Watch the debut episode of COMlifeCOMlife is a new reality web series produced by the College of Communication’s Follow Suit Productions. It covers the happenings of two COM freshmen as they explore and discover the academic and social landscapes of college. The College of Communication’s reality web series COMlife is […]

November 10th, 2010

Staying connected: Home is just a text away

Student Life

Freshmen away from home for the first time are finding new ways to stay in touch with their parents, using tools like Facebook and Skype. Could a plea from your mom to text more be far off? Video by Kate Brown.