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Parent Blog: Why your student may choose to join a sorority

Parents Blog January 29th, 2016 1 comment

by Aneena Patel (SAR ’17) and President of Kappa Delta Sorority Last winter, my mom and I were cozied up by the fireplace catching up before I headed back to school for the Spring semester of my sophomore year. It had been a year since I joined Greek Life. As I told her how excited […]

A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – January 18, 2016

Dean's Blog January 11th, 2016 0 comments

We are proud to host an annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boston University has been hosting a celebration of the life of our esteemed and influential alumnus since 1971. Start the Celebration of King’s Legacy with a Community Rally for Peace – 1 p.m. at […]

Parent Blog: New Beginnings

Parents Blog December 15th, 2015 2 comments

As a parent, I find comfort in reflecting upon my daughter’s first fall semester. It’s nearing the end of the semester and my BU student is happy. I am reassured to know that she is at the school she longed to attend and it’s all working out for her. Academically she’s doing well. She is […]

Parents Program Radio – December 9, 2015

Parents Blog December 9th, 2015 0 comments

This month’s Parents Program Radio will feature discussions about living on and off campus for next year, as well as some tips on how to handle final exam stress. We will also have a very special guest from the Parents Leadership Council – stay tuned to see who! You can listen to the archive on […]

Parents Program Radio returns!

Parents Blog November 16th, 2015 0 comments

Parents Program Radio is returning on Tuesday, November 17th! After a brief hiatus, the show returns with hosts Dean Daryl DeLuca and Christy Loring and a discussion on Thanksgiving. What is it like when your student returns home for the first time? What is available at BU for students who stay in Boston? Join us on […]

A note to students from and with loved ones in France

Dean's Blog November 14th, 2015 1 comment

The following note was sent to Boston University students from France on Saturday, November 14th. This message also provides information useful to all of the BU community. Please know that you are in my thoughts. I hope you are okay. Tragically, I feel that we loss our humanity yesterday – I, too, share in this […]

Make your plans and stay safe: A Halloween safety message

Dean's Blog October 29th, 2015 0 comments

The following message from Dean Elmore and Chief Tom Robbins was sent to all undergraduate students on Thursday, October 29, 2015. Dear Friends, The City is abuzz with the gaiety of Halloween. As you plan your evenings, keep in mind that large public celebrations are commonplace.  It’s fun to jump around, chant, dance, and sing with […]

Parent Blog: London Reflections

Parents Blog August 31st, 2015 0 comments

Sandy Karp just took part in the London portion of the CGS January Program and wanted to share her honest thoughts and views about with students and parents alike. Thank you for sharing this with us, Sandy! ********* by Sandy Karp, CGS’16 Now that I finished the London portion of the CGS program, I am […]

Matriculation: an affirmation

Dean's Blog August 29th, 2015 2 comments

Okay, I get it! Right now, to you, participating in an annual matriculation ceremony in the midst of your hectic days of setting up your room, finding class locations, and just hanging might appear insignificant to your individual well-being and fulfillment. But now, Matriculation – like community – is a crucial, inconvenient, and worthwhile activity. […]

Parents Blog: Letting out the Leash

Parents Blog June 2nd, 2015 0 comments

by Robin (Parents Leadership Council Member) and Sam Karp (Questrom ’16) Summer can be a difficult time for students to readjust to living at home. Below is a letter my son wrote to me this week opening a dialogue about expectations for our short summer together. Encourage your student to have similar conversations when they […]