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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. By Barbara Moran and Sara Rimer This story was originally published on the BU Research website. For decades, some of the most exciting research at Boston University has been unfolding in a row of buildings hidden on Cummington Mall, […]

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Summertime Is Construction Time

University investing $40 million in almost two dozen projects. 06.24.2014 By Amy Laskowski   It seems that everyone at BU stands to benefit from this summer’s construction projects. Through August 24, maintenance and building projects are ongoing on both the Charles River Campus and the Medical Campus, ranging from renovated apartment buildings and laboratories to a […]

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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. During the intersession break, all of the 127 metal halide light fixtures at the facility at 100 Ashford Street were replaced with more efficient GE Albeo™ LED fixtures. This project is part of the ongoing initiative to improve energy efficiency on campus and reduce the […]

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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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Safety Rules for the Holiday Season

  With the holiday season upon us, please consider this list of “common sense” safety rules to prevent fire or accidents.  It is the responsibility of each member of the Boston University community to ensure that these rules are enforced throughout the season. Thank you for your cooperation in making this a safe, happy holiday […]

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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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BU Law Community Gathers to Celebrate Sumner M. Redstone Building Project

Celebration kicks of Alumni Reunion Weekend Over 250 BU Law alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered on Friday, October 25 outside of the law tower for a celebration of the Sumner M. Redstone Building. The festive event, which was held on Alpert Mall, kicked off Alumni Reunion Weekend. “We have been waiting a long time […]

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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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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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