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EPIC Ribbon-Cutting Welcomes Industry, Local Officials

Features tour of ENG’s new design, manufacturing studio 01.21.2014 By Leslie Friday The Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC) hadn’t yet opened for its inaugural semester, and it already had a wait list of students eager to register for classes in the sleek, glass-fronted Commonwealth Avenue building that not too long ago was the Guitar Center. That […]

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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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EPIC Ribbon-Cutting Welcomes Industry, Local Officials

Features tour of ENG’s new design, manufacturing studio 01.21.2014 By Leslie Friday The Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC) will train BU engineers “for the future manufacturing economy in this country,” says EPIC director Gerry Fine. Photos by Mike Spencer The Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC) hadn’t yet opened for its inaugural semester, and it already […]

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Updated Technology Enhances New Curricula at SMG

Summer construction links high-tech classrooms to coursework 10.15.2013 By Leslie Friday Case studies are a thing of the past in Lloyd Baird’s undergraduate course Meeting the Leadership Challenge. Why read about a business dilemma, he says, when students can help solve a real one? Baird, a School of Management professor and chair of organizational behavior, found […]

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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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Kilachand Hall Shines during Celebration

GSM alum recognized for record support of the University 09.20.2013 By Leslie Friday Rajen Kilachand arrived at Boston University Wednesday night, jet-lagged but jovial, to celebrate the completion of renovations to the building named in honor of his parents. The summer face-lift of Kilachand Hall was made possible thanks to the BU alum and trustee’s […]

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New EPIC Studio Will Equip ENG Students with Design Skills

$18.8 million in-kind gift helps transform engineering curriculum 05.10.2013 By Leslie Friday By many accounts, manufacturing is making a comeback in the United States. US manufacturers have added 500,000 new workers since the end of 2009, energy costs have dropped, and labor costs in competing countries such as China and India have been inching upward. President […]

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Boston University Fitness and Wellness Center @ BCYF Blackstone Now Open

BU is doing its part to combat childhood obesity, which has more than tripled in the past 30 years, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  BU teamed up with the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) and the Boston Centers for Youth & Family (BCYF) to create a new public health initiative called the […]

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Inside the NEIDL

Video Offers Glimpse of Biosafety Level 4 Lab Science webcast “threads the NEIDL” 03.07.2013 By Susan Seligson In the video above, This Week in Virology netcast host Vincent Racaniello joins Ronald Corley, an associate director of BU’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL), for a rare tour of the Biosafety Level 4 facility. Security concerns at […]

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