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Money, jobs and more discussed on Wednesday’s Parents Program Radio

Parents Blog May 13th, 2015 0 comments

Wednesday’s Parents Program Radio features College CFO, the Center for Career Development, and Commencement information! It’ll be live at 4pm on UStream or available later Wednesday on SoundCloud, UStream archive and YouTube.    

#ReachHigher – Education Kept Me From Disappearing

Dean's Blog May 1st, 2015 0 comments

Boston University is one of several colleges and universities taking part in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative encouraging college access and attendance on May 1st. Here is Dean Elmore’s reflection about what choosing higher education meant to him. I understand how human beings can disappear but still be flesh and blood. It shouldn’t […]

Lani Guinier – The Tyranny of the Meritocracy: April 9

Dean's Blog April 5th, 2015 1 comment

You don’t be afraid. I said it was intended that you should perish, in the ghetto, perish by never being allowed to go beyond and behind the white man’s definition, by never being allowed to spell your proper name. You have, and many of us have, defeated this intention and by a terrible law, a […]

Parents Blog: Homesickness – A Harbinger of Spring

Parents Blog March 26th, 2015 0 comments

Boston winters are long. Spring break comes at a time in early March when everyone has had enough and is eager to get out of town . . . for anywhere. Getaways during break are anticipated, planned, and fine-tuned during February and sometimes mom’s home cooking even wins out over exotic locales or community service. […]

Student Climate Survey FAQs

Dean's Blog March 11th, 2015 0 comments

We have launch a survey of students to answer the following questions: How often does sexual violence happen on campus? When it does happen, what are the consequences and to whom do students turn for help and support?  What do students know about sexual violence and the resources available to prevent, counsel, and support those who […]

Get Schooled: Class on Police Misconduct and Race

Dean's Blog March 3rd, 2015 0 comments

Props to Professor Jack Beerman for opening his classes on police misconduct and race.  He scored a larger space and invites you in to the classroom.  Check out his note to me: These are the classes on race . . . All students are welcome, although some of it will be a bit technical for […]

Parents Blog: It is Boston . . . it’s what we do.

Parents Blog February 26th, 2015 5 comments

So yet again the national news has described Boston as buried in white and struggling. Whether it’s network or cable TV (Snow buries Boston during one of city’s worst winters—Today show), newspapers (USA Today—South the new target of this week’s major snow giving “bitterly cold Boston” a break), or websites CNN Boston has it snowiest […]

Parents Program Radio – February 24, 2015

Parents Blog February 24th, 2015 0 comments

Join us for Parents Program Radio on February 24, 2015.

Student Affairs Winter Get-Together – Feb. 25, 2015

Dean's Blog February 10th, 2015 0 comments

The snow has really thrown a wrench into some of our winter plans. Let’s not let it stop us from getting together. We’re hosting a Student Affairs Winter Get-Together on Wednesday, February 24, 2015 from 6-8pm at the Lansdowne Pub. I hope we can fill the room with you and other student affairs professions within […]

A Note on Missed Classes

Dean's Blog February 10th, 2015 11 comments

This just in from the Provost: Boston University Office of the Provost TO: Boston University Faculty, Students and Staff FROM: Jean Morrison, University Provost and Chief Academic Officer DATE: February 10, 2015 SUBJECT: Making Up Missed Class Days on the Charles River Campus The now record-setting 2015 winter weather continues to have a profound effect on […]