Global Days of Service brings together alumni, students, faculty, parents, and staff to serve communities around the world.


Frederick S. Pardee

Frederick S. Pardee Endows New Global Studies School. The new school, named for its largest benefactor, will focus on advancing human progress and improving the human condition.


Global Toast Globetrotter

BU Appoints First Chaplain for International Students. Rev. Brittany Longsdorf’s post is quite possibly the only one of its kind in the country.


Registration Opens for BU’s First MOOCs

February 28th, 2014

Registration for BU’s first four MOOCs (massive open online courses) opened yesterday, signaling the University’s official entrance into a new form of higher education that rethinks the current classroom model and offers it—free of charge—to a global audience.


Global Days of Service

February 21st, 2014

Global Days of Service is a month-long community service event, where members of the BU community come together across the globe to give back to their communities. In 2013, Global Days of Service spanned the entire month of April for the first time, allowing over 4,000 volunteers to put in 25,000 hours of work in 15 countries.


BU Momentum

February 20th, 2014

This March, fellow BU alumni will be meeting in Beijing for BU Momentum, the largest gathering of alumni in Asia in Boston University history. This weekend-long event combines BU’s 5th Asian Alumni Festival and 5th Asian Business Forum into one can’t-miss opportunity to network, reconnect with classmates, and celebrate the energy and trajectory of your alma mater.


BU Today

BU’s Haqqani Probes Rocky US-Pakistan Alliance

February 4th, 2014

Former ambassador Husain Haqqani offers insider revelations of the US-Pakistan Alliance in his new book, Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding. 

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The Campaign Wins Worldwide Support

January 6th, 2014

One of the most striking aspects of The Campaign for Boston University is the broad base of support that it has received from individual alumni and groups around the world.

As of the end of October, the “Choose to be Great” campaign had received more than $89 million from international alumni and other overseas friends of BU, which represents 15.4 percent of all funds pledged to date.