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A Memorandum from the Boston Police

FYI Student Blog April 18th, 2014 0 comments

The Boston Police have asked us to disseminate the following letter to students regarding Monday’s Boston Marathon. A Memorandum from Superintendent Bernard P. O’Rourke, Commander, Boston Police, Bureau of Field Services Dear Boston Area College and University Students, This Monday, April 21st, Boston will host the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. This event signals […]

BUPD Message Regarding the Boston Marathon – April 15, 2014

FYI Student Blog April 17th, 2014 0 comments

Boston University Police Chief Thomas Robbins sent the following message to all students during the week of April 14, 2014 in regards to the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014. ——————– A Marathon Safety Message from the Chief of Police, Thomas Robbins On Monday morning April 21st, the 118th running of the Boston Marathon will […]

Boston Marathon Reflections – Resources and Events

FYI Student Blog April 8th, 2014 0 comments

The Boston Marathon tragedy was a year ago this April 15th. The University has several events and counseling resources planned surrounding this date. Events On Sunday, April 13th, this year’s Boston Marathon runners will be blessed at the University’s Interdenominational Service at 11am at Marsh Chapel. On Monday, April 14th, Marsh Chapel will host a […]

Student Session with Sen. Elizabeth Warren – April 14, 2014

FYI Student Blog April 8th, 2014 0 comments

The Boston University Initiative on Cities is pleased to welcome Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to speak with Boston University students and faculty about the challenges surrounding student loans and college affordability. Sen. Warren on Monday, April 14, 2014 from 1:30-2:30pm. Find out more about this event on its registration page. This event is open to […]

Furthering the Conversation About Race

FYI Student Blog April 2nd, 2014 1 comment

Dean Elmore’s March 27th BU Today POV caused many around the community to call for further discussions on its topic. Because of the overwhelming and passionate responses, we are working to identify several times for this discussion to continue. The first gathering of this type will take place April 4th at 5:30pm. This informal reception […]

That Time Tons Of Musicians Came Over To Dean Elmore’s House

FYI Student Blog March 31st, 2014 0 comments

Dean Elmore opened his home to several groups of BU musicians and the fine filmmakers at BU Today to make a series of videos featuring the variety of music and art around campus. These videos will be featured across BU Today over the next couple of weeks. The first band featured is Milk. They performed […]

Diego Fernandez Montes

FYI Student Blog March 18th, 2014 0 comments

We’re sad to hear about the loss of CAS freshman Diego Fernandez Montes. He was very active in our community, and looked to be a student leader we would get to know well throughout his career. BU Today has written an outstanding story on Diego’s life. Below is the text of an email from President […]


FYI Student Blog March 14th, 2014 0 comments

Show us, via image or video, what was the best of your spring break! The best food, the best person you saw, the best place you went, the best celebrity sighting you had. Hashtag it via #BUBestofBreak and it’ll show up here!


FYI Student Blog March 3rd, 2014 0 comments

Connor Lenahan rolled into our office last summer during his Orientation session, and we’ve considered him a friend of our office ever since. He always seems to stop by when we all need his positivity the most. Thanks, BU Today, for introducing the University community to our dear friend Connor!  

Stay Safe While Beating The Chill

FYI Student Blog February 27th, 2014 0 comments

It seems like the cold weather will never leave Boston. As you try to warm up from the bluster and cold, remember to say safe while doing so. Candles, space heaters, sunlamps and electric blankets should be handled with care. Electric blankets, sunlamps and candles are prohibited in your residence hall rooms. If you are […]