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Current Events – Chances for Gathering and Discussion

FYI Student Blog December 4th, 2014 0 comments

Events continue at Boston University and the Boston community to gather and discuss both the Ferguson and Eric Garner decisions. We are providing this list at the request of many students, and will add to it as we find out about more events. If your department or group is holding an event surrounding the decisions, […]

Reflect and Discuss on Ferguson, MO

FYI Student Blog November 24th, 2014 1 comment

In the light of expected announcements in Ferguson, MO this week, we wanted to make you aware of a few events taking place this week that are open for reflection, discussion and support if you are looking for it. – Marsh Chapel and Umoja are hosting a Candlelight Vigil in response to the Ferguson Grand […]

Commissioner Evans’ Message to Students

FYI Student Blog November 20th, 2014 0 comments

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans wants students to advocate for their opinions in a peaceful way. The Police Commissioner has released the following message to the greater community, telling students that he understands that you may want to gather and protest surrounding any decisions in Ferguson, MO, and to do so in a peaceful and […]

Safety and Security on Campus

FYI Student Blog November 18th, 2014 0 comments

If you have any questions about safety and security along Boston University or the surrounding Allston, Brighton and Brookline communities, you can ask them Wednesday evening at 7pm in CGS 511. Drop by and speak to Dean Elmore, Boston University Police Department (BUPD)’s Chief Robbins, and more representatives. Can’t make Wednesday night’s meeting? You are […]

Ebola Update from Provost’s Office

FYI Student Blog November 7th, 2014 0 comments

The following message on the University’s Ebola guidelines was sent to the Boston University community on November 7, 2014 via email.

Dean Elmore’s Old Fashioned Tweetup – November 3, 2014

FYI Student Blog October 20th, 2014 0 comments

Flashback to 2010, when Twitter was still relatively new and Tweetups dotted Dean Elmore’s calendar. Getting to meet people IRL who you had only spoken to via 140 characters was scary, but thrilling. Some great long-lasting friendships and connections were made. Don’t you miss those days? Then let’s throw it back! Join Dean Elmore at […]

Pinsky, Wine and Jazz – October 18, 2014

FYI Student Blog October 17th, 2014 0 comments

We’re hosting this fabulous event on Saturday night, and it is now open to the BU community! Please consider joining us. You can buy tickets below. A one of a kind evening celebrating poetry and jazz, Pinsky, Wine and Jazz is an opportunity for you to hear current Boston University faculty member Robert Pinsky, who […]

Dean Elmore’s Office Hours

FYI Student Blog September 10th, 2014 0 comments

Want to chat with Dean Elmore? Did you now, he (like many of your professors), has office hours? Dean Elmore has office hours on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 8:30am-9:30am in the George Sherman Union Food Court, between the Starbucks and the City Convenience. (Usually he will sit at “The Surfboard,” which is a table […]

The Return of #BUConvo

FYI Student Blog August 25th, 2014 0 comments

Sometimes you just need a little time off. After a hiatus, Dean Elmore’s Coffee and Conversation will be returning this fall semester. Our office heard your requests for a forum to talk about the big-picture topics that we need to be thinking about, and Dean Elmore has agreed to bring the program back. Our ground […]

How Do I Get There? Going to the Movies

FYI Student Blog August 7th, 2014 0 comments

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant So you want to watch a movie but you aren’t sure where to go? It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to pick a place for a night out with a special someone, a group of friends or for some solo movie watching; there are […]