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Escalation Viewing — October 28, 2014

Dean's Blog October 21st, 2014 0 comments

I hope I could have a moment of your time — actually, an hour. This start of school to me was beauty — beauty in work, and conversations. I am full of gratitude for having shared so richly in it. These last five weeks have been full of happiness and productivity. I have been able […]

Parents Program Radio – October 8, 2014

Dean's Blog October 8th, 2014 0 comments

Join us at 4pm on October 4th for Parents Program Radio! Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

Coffee & Conversation: Why Can’t We Talk about . . .

Dean's Blog October 1st, 2014 0 comments

  Love it when I’m deep in conversation, and then again when I’m in an impressive debate.  But I put on my best act when the conversation turns to the US support for Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, Palestinians, Intifadas, Zionism, Judaism, or just the Middle East.  Mentioning any of these topics gets real, real […]

Coffee & Conversation: We Are Ferguson

Coffee & Conversation, Dean's Blog September 4th, 2014 0 comments

After a hiatus, Coffee and Conversation returns this Friday (check out the ground rules).  Lots happening this summer, but shall we begin with a conversation about recent events in Ferguson, Missouri – or, actually, throughout the States? I thought I was mad about it all, but I just realized that it is not anger, but […]

Checklist for a Few New Hours Around the Place

Dean's Blog September 1st, 2014 0 comments

You brought energy to the campus and the celebratory confetti is still falling.  It wasn’t the same without you.  Nice work! You also brought your joy and an inspiring spirit to Commonwealth Avenue. We showed you off, now it’s time to show you around, and introduce you to the place – challenging academics; the cool […]

Coffee & Convo: #Ferguson

Dean's Blog August 22nd, 2014 0 comments

“Well, if one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected — those, precisely, who need the law’s protection most! — and listens to their testimony. Ask any Mexican, […]

Parents Program Radio

Dean's Blog July 16th, 2014 10 comments

Have questions about your student’s time at Boston University? Don’t know who to ask? That is what Parents Program Radio is for! Parents Program radio is a monthly show hosted by Dean Elmore and Dean DeLuca. They touch upon relevant topics for your students. Is it summer? Let’s chat move-in! Midterms approaching? We’ll talk stress […]

Points of Departure: Up the Hill

Dean's Blog May 11th, 2014 0 comments

In France, of course. Pragya Kalla, Leona Al Sayah, and Mariam Maloyan talk about their bond that began abroad.

Advice for the Class of 2014: “Find Love and Laughter”

Dean's Blog May 11th, 2014 0 comments

In the spirit of the time, a few words of unsolicited advice that work well for Terriers — old and new. Thanks Devin! I’ll add my two cents (and more unsolicited words). We need you to tell your stories of how you came and stay alive: have something to say; keep your perspective eloquent; refine […]

A Brief Message On Kevin Lee

Dean's Blog April 14th, 2014 2 comments

I am deeply saddened by reports that Kevin Lee, a sophomore in the College of Engineering, passed away this morning in his residence hall room. Our love goes out to his family, friends, classmates and those who knew him. You can learn more about Kevin and what we know on BU Today. Given the time […]