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 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.
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.
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.
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.