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Alumni Advice: Matt Molloy

FYI Student Blog March 7th, 2017 0 comments

Matt Molloy (COM ’03) has spent most of his career introducing traditional TV stations to digital and social media, and he has built a loyal fanbase doing it. Molloy has spent much of his TV career creating and curating digital content, which has led to his current position at 13WHAM, an ABC affiliate in Rochester, NY. In […]

The future of international study: how might it be impacted?

FYI Student Blog February 15th, 2017 0 comments

Global Programs and the Dean of Students office have teamed up on a second panel for international students seeking advice and information about their continued study at Boston University and other institutions in the United States. It is taking place Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 3:30pm in the George Sherman Union Metcalf Hall. Panelists include: […]

Immigration Town Hall answers questions for international students and beyond

FYI Student Blog February 1st, 2017 0 comments

On January 31, Global Programs and the Dean of Students office hosted a town hall about the recent immigration orders. Many students, faculty and staff attended to ask questions and show their support. You may watch the event above or on BU’s Livestream channel. If you need advice or have additional questions, contact BU’s International […]

Hope, Despair and the Blues – MLK Day Commemoration 2017

FYI Student Blog January 3rd, 2017 2 comments

Join us on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 2pm for Boston University’s annual commemoration of the life of alumnus Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This event will take place in Metcalf Hall in the George Sherman Union (775 Commonwealth Avenue.) This year’s event, Hope, Despair and the Blues, features music of the Sacred Concerts of […]

New Year, New GSU: Renovations taking place over break

FYI Student Blog January 3rd, 2017 0 comments

It may be intersession, but we’re still hard at work here at BU. We’re excited that the GSU is getting some touchups done to make spaces even better for all of us. Here’s what is going on during break. Two Food Court stations will receive facelifts over the winter break: Cranberry Farms and Copper Kettle. […]

Take care of yourself during finals!

FYI Student Blog December 8th, 2016 1 comment

Take a break from your studying to learn about self-care and make a self-care kit that will help you during this finals period and beyond. Learn how a few minutes of relaxation, meditation or just being is important, and will help your academic performance way more than cramming and pulling all-nighters. These self-care workshops will […]

Tips for engaging in self-care

FYI Student Blog November 9th, 2016 1 comment

Some departments around the University sent us the following tips — we, thought you may find them useful. The BU community recognizes that many feel impacted by the recent events in our country. For the overall health of our community, we are sending you some strategies to help manage any feelings that may arise. 1.) […]

Where can we discuss the election?

FYI Student Blog November 9th, 2016 2 comments

Looking to discuss the recent Presidential Election? BU has several varied venues where all students can come together with faculty and staff over the next few days. If you have a on-campus discussion, panel, lecture or event to add to this list, email us at dos@bu.edu. Ongoing 2017 Perspective – Participatory Expression Sponsored by the […]

What if you could get a pep talk?

FYI Student Blog September 13th, 2016 0 comments

Do you need advice? Have a concern? Want to network? This academic year, the staff of the Dean of Students office have committed to holding, “Pep Talks,” which are office hours for students once a week. While you may always make an appointment for a time that will work best for you, we wanted time that you […]

All you need to know about Matriculation 2016

FYI Student Blog September 2nd, 2016 4 comments

You’ve picked your side of the room, you’ve moved in your stuff, and you’ve made that jaunt to Target or Bed Bath & Beyond for those things you left with the family dog. What’s next? How about walking down Comm Ave. with 3400 of your new friends? That might sound daunting, but we swear it […]