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Back in the day, I had the honor and real joy of facilitating a weekly gathering of students and folks from around the way that became known as Coffee & Convo. I also had real joy in being able to chop it up with Sandy Ocasio-Cortez during a few of our sessions. Sandy always lifted […]
The following is a message from Boston Police Department Commissioner William Evans: Dear Students: On Monday, April 16st, Boston will host the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon. In conjunction with partners, both public and private, the Boston Police Department has developed a safety and security plan for the events to ensure both athletes and […]
April 4, 2018 marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Several University offices and departments will be holding events to honor Dr. King, a BU alumnus. This events range from discussions to concerts, panel discussions to jam sessions and more. Many of the events are free and open to the public. […]
Our annual celebration of the life and legacy of Alumnus Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. begins on Sunday, January 14, 2018, with an interdenominational service at Marsh Chapel (735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston). On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Reverend and Professor Dr. Walter Earl Fluker will preach. Dr. Fluker is the Martin Luther King, […]
Did you miss Dean Elmore and Chief Nee’s Halloween message in your inbox. Check out their safety message, which was sent Friday, October 27, 2017 to all undergraduate students, below. Hello Friends, Be ready for Halloween in Boston! Starting this weekend you’ll see people at their creative best, and hopefully, as their best selves. As […]
The Boston Police Department has a message for all college students in the Boston area this Halloween.
Think on this guest post by Dr. Virginia Sapiro for the upcoming September 19, Student-Faculty Forum: Lessons from Charlottesville. Dr. Sapiro is a Professor of Political Science and Dean of Arts and Sciences Emerita. Stay tuned for more Student Faculty Fora. In a democracy people are supposed to be able to express and debate […]
Every new academic year starts with the University’s Matriculation ceremony. This year, Matriculation is Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 2pm in Agganis Arena. As a tradition, new students wear BU red or their FYSOP t-shirts to Matriculation and walk to the to the ceremony together. Be outside of your residence hall (or for Warren Towers, […]
Love and peace to Heather Heyer and the ones she loved. I’ve been in anguish and at a loss, but I’ll give you what I’ve got. It starts with brief moral signifying: the attack on free speech and free assembly is unacceptable. And, it is deeply offensive when it comes from people – weakly using […]
Dear Friends, It’s likely you’re consumed with the news of the day, schoolwork, and just life, but word is that more than 100 million people will gather in living rooms, watering holes, and other good and simple places to watch the final American football game of the season. The first Sunday in February is, de […]