Dean's BlogJune 13th, 2016

Stony the road we trod, Bitter the chast’ning rod, Felt in the days when hope unborn had died; Yet with a steady beat, Have not our weary feet Come to the place for which our fathers sighed? We have come over a way that with tears has been watered. We have come, treading our path through the... Read more

Advice to the Class of 2016

FYI Student BlogMay 10th, 2016

You did it! You're now enjoying Senior Week and all that comes with it. Before you head off to the world this weekend, several people around BU have advice for you in this BU Today video. (This includes Jennifer, our office's graduate intern!) Take a minute or two to hear their... Read more

To the Kid

Dean's BlogApril 29th, 2016

“Now where I come from We don't let society tell us how it's supposed to be Our clothes, our hair, we don't care It's all about being there Everybody's going uptown That's where I want to be Uptown Set your mind free Uptown Got my body hot Get down I don't want to stop, no” - from Prince’s Uptown He reintroduced me to... Read more

A Boston Marathon Safety Message from the Boston Police

FYI Student BlogApril 14th, 2016

The Boston Police have issued the following statement regarding safety and behavior during the 2016 Boston Marathon. If you are planning to attend the marathon this upcoming Monday, please make yourself aware of the following precautions the Boston Police and other entities will be taking.   Dear Students and Administrators: On Monday, April... Read more

Celebrate a million hours of service…and add some more!

FYI Student BlogApril 12th, 2016

We did it! The Boston University student community has contributed over one million hours of community service to the Campaign for Boston University. To celebrate this amazing achievement, all students are welcome for a piece of cake in the GSU Union Court at 1:30pm on Friday, April 15th. We'll serve... Read more

Message from President Brown regarding student passing

Dean's BlogMarch 30th, 2016

The following email was sent by President Brown to the Boston University community on March 30, 2016. ---- Dear Friends, It is with great sadness that I must report that a student has passed away early this morning on our campus. First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with immediate... Read more

A message for the community on sexual misconduct

FYI Student BlogMarch 17th, 2016

The following message was sent via email to the University community on March 16, 2016. Friends: Unfortunately, sexual assault and instances of sexual misconduct remain troubling issues in our communities. We must remain committed to making Boston University an environment where we can all be our best – and we cannot be... Read more

Keep safety in mind this spring.

Dean's BlogMarch 16th, 2016

The following message was sent out to the student community by Dean Elmore on March 15, 2017. Looks like Winter did not break us! (Don’t worry, we didn’t jinx the City.) It may be premature, but we have faith that the season of joyful gatherings has begun. It's the time full of... Read more

Parents Program Radio Show – March 29, 2016

Parents BlogMarch 16th, 2016

Join us for the next edition of the Parents Program Radio Show on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 3pm. We will talk to Steve Jarvi, Associate Dean of Student Academic Life in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Katharine Mooney, Director of Wellness and Prevention Services in Student Health... Read more

Hey, DJ, Play Me That Song…All Summer

FYI Student BlogMarch 8th, 2016

We're putting a call out for the perfect summertime DJ for Orientation. Someone that can bring new students up when it's raining, make parents harken back to their own beloved college days and give presenters at-bat music that will calm their nerves. In exchange, the DJ will get summer on-campus housing... Read more