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Sub-freezing Weather

All faculty, staff and students are reminded and encouraged to ensure that their offices, work places and dorm rooms are properly closed up before departure each day as we get ready for another round of severe, sub-freezing weather. These extreme temperatures can quickly destroy a heating/cooling coil or fire sprinkler line in an area that […]

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Science Gets a Front Door on Comm Ave

Construction will begin on the Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering in early summer 2015.

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LED Lighting Upgrade at Track and Tennis Center

Things are looking a little brighter at the Track and Tennis Center this semester.

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Higher-Level TB Research to Begin at NEIDL

Boston Public Health Commission gives go-ahead 10.31.2013 By Rich Barlow BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories will begin doing tuberculosis research at a higher biosafety level in the coming months, following approval of the work by the Boston Public Health Commission. The research will be transferred from another lab on the Medical Campus. TB researchers Igor Kramnik, a […]

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NStar to Cut Power to Parts of South Campus Early Saturday

University providing flashlights, alternate study places, other help 10.18.2013 By Rich Barlow A planned power outage by utility company NStar to fix an aging transformer will cut electricity from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, October 19, in 16 South Campus residences and apartments. About 100 Boston residents in addition to those in the […]

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Art Installation to Light Up Boston Skyline

Look up Thursday to Sunday nights as laser connects BU towers 10.10.2013 By Susan Seligson A strange, otherworldly beam of light will slice the sky over BU beginning at dusk tonight. Be enchanted, but not alarmed: it’s a temporary, site-specific laser installation by German-Swiss artist Florian Dombois, part of the BU-hosted TransCultural Exchange 2013 Conference on […]

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MED’s Field of Dreams

Garden, recreation space offers students welcome respite 10.07.2013 By Leslie Friday Just over a year ago, Karen Antman was strolling past the newly opened Medical Student Residence on Albany Street when she spotted students tossing a football in the small courtyard abutting the building. The tight space called for some creative, and potentially dangerous, catches. “They […]

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Federal Court Supports NIH Review of Biolab Safety Risks

BU’s NEIDL moves closer to full operation 10.01.2013 By Art Jahnke In an action that moves BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) closer to full operation, a federal court judge has ruled that a Final Supplementary Risk Assessment prepared by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) adequately analyzes the risks associated with research involving […]

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Charles River Campus Gets Summer Face-lift

Work involves more than 20 construction projects

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LAW’s Hawks Get a New Home

Wildlife experts remove birds from construction clamor 07.08.2013 By Amy Laskowski Have you heard about the free digs on campus? The one with sweeping views of the Boston skyline, all-you-can-eat dining, and considerate neighbors? Too bad—the rooftop has already been claimed by a red-tailed hawk. The young bird of prey—nicknamed “Redstone” by a BU staffer—had been […]

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