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Parents Blog: Homesickness – A Harbinger of Spring

Parents BlogMarch 26th, 2015

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... Read more

Student Spotlight: Andrew Hoang, ENG ’18

FYI Student BlogMarch 20th, 2015

by Elizabeth Wong, CGS '18 Meet Andrew! Andrew is a Freshman in ENG majoring in Computer Engineering. Coming from nearby the suburban town of Acton, MA, Andrew loves the city environment Boston provides. Andrew plays for the BU Men's Soccer team, where things are extremely exciting. This past fall, a fellow... Read more

Student Climate Survey FAQs

Dean's BlogMarch 11th, 2015

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, Read more

Student Spotlight: Ben Chen CAS ’18

FYI Student BlogMarch 6th, 2015

by Elizabeth Wong, CGS '18 Meet Ben Chen! Ben is a freshman in CAS majoring in Computer Science and minoring in SMG. Ben has lived in different parts of Boston growing up and always knew BU was the place he was meant to be! Ever since seventh grade at Boston Latin School, Read more

Get Schooled: Class on Police Misconduct and Race

Dean's BlogMarch 3rd, 2015

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... Read more

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

Parents BlogFebruary 26th, 2015

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... Read more

Parents Program Radio – February 24, 2015

Parents BlogFebruary 24th, 2015

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

Student Spotlight: Haley Manin, CFA/COM’ 18

FYI Student BlogFebruary 23rd, 2015

by Elizabeth Wong, CGS '18 Meet Haley Manin! Haley is a freshman dual majoring in CFA - Graphic Design and COM - Advertising. Her passion for art flourished in high school where she studied mainly 2D media including charcoal, oil painting, as well as sculpting, and more. Through advertising, she wants... Read more

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

Dean's BlogFebruary 10th, 2015

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... Read more

A Note on Missed Classes

Dean's BlogFebruary 10th, 2015

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 New England in general and... Read more