News

BU Monitoring Zika Virus Outbreak

February 9th, 2016

No travel cancellations planned

COM Screens New Benghazi Film 13 Hours

January 28th, 2016

Michael Bay’s thriller based on book by COM’s Zuckoff

3,000 students stay in open dorms over Thanksgiving for first time

December 3rd, 2015

All Boston University on-campus residences remained open during Thanksgiving break for the first time last week. Approximately 3,000 students took advantage of their available residences, BU Housing Director Nishmin Kashyap said.

Pardee School Dean to Attend Paris COP21 Opening

December 1st, 2015

Dr. Adil Najam, Dean of the Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies and a global authority on global climate change policy and its impact on development and on the developing world, will be attending the opening session of the 2015 climate change negotiations (COP21) in Paris, France, on Nov. 30.

Reflection: Human Rights and Relationships

November 30th, 2015

I had participated in human rights investigations in countries around the world, but this was my first trip to an Arab country. I knew certain customs, like not offering my hand to those of the opposite sex unless they offered first, and was also conscious of the fact that I would be traveling during the holy month of Ramadan. Still, I was a little apprehensive that my dress or mannerisms would be off.