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Checklist for a Few New Hours Around the Place

Dean's BlogSeptember 1st, 2014

You brought energy to the campus and the celebratory confetti is still falling.  It wasn’t the same without you.  Nice work! You also brought your joy and an inspiring spirit to Commonwealth Avenue. We showed you off, now it’s time to show you around, and introduce you to the place... Read more

The Return of #BUConvo

FYI Student BlogAugust 25th, 2014

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... Read more

Coffee & Convo: #Ferguson

Dean's BlogAugust 22nd, 2014

“Well, if one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one does not question the policemen, the lawyers, the judges, or the protected members of the middle class. One goes to the unprotected — those, precisely, who need the law's protection most! — and listens to... Read more

How Do I Get There? Going to the Movies

FYI Student BlogAugust 7th, 2014

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... Read more

Preparing Yourself for Boston’s Winters

FYI Student BlogAugust 5th, 2014

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant I’m sure you’ve heard the horror stories of the feet of snow and bone-chilling wind that come with Boston winters, this isn’t totally accurate, but it does get cold. If you’re coming to BU from somewhere that doesn’t get... Read more

Money, Money, Money: A Q&A for New Students

FYI Student BlogJuly 23rd, 2014

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant Before I came to BU, I had some questions about money. I was about to be the most financially independent I’ve ever been and I wanted to make sure I knew what I was getting myself into so that I... Read more

Why is Myles Standish Hall cool?

FYI Student BlogJuly 18th, 2014

Samantha asked us, "What is Myles Standish Hall even like?" That's a great question. First off, knowing its history will explain a lot. Built in 1928 as a luxury hotel (with rates starting at $3 a night), it was designed to pay homage to its namesake, Myles Standish, the pilgrims he helped guide, Read more

Parents Program Radio

Dean's BlogJuly 16th, 2014

Have questions about your student's time at Boston University? Don't know who to ask? That is what Parents Program Radio is for! Parents Program radio is a monthly show hosted by Dean Elmore and Dean DeLuca. They touch upon relevant topics for your students. Is it summer? Let's chat move-in! Midterms approaching?... Read more

How do I get there? Wegmans

FYI Student BlogJune 30th, 2014

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant In case you didn’t know, Wegmans is the best thing since sliced bread (the stores have a great bakery, so that only helps prove my point). Their produce is incredible, their bulk candy section is unmatched and don’t even get... Read more

What’s Going on Under Warren Towers?

FYI Student BlogJune 25th, 2014

by Tom Honsinger, Dean of Students Marketing and Strategic Communications Assistant It was just one of those mornings: after pressing snooze 10 times, I only had 30 minutes before I had to be at work. I don’t know about you, but in these situations I move faster than I... Read more