Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences

Lessons from Venice

September 11th, 2014 in News

BU Today traveled to Venice, Italy, this summer to report on a new program offered by BU Study Abroad, Venice Environmental Science Program.

 

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A Year Abroad

June 30th, 2014 in News

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New Middle East–North Africa Major Fills Gap at CAS

May 6th, 2014 in News

As interest in Middle Eastern studies grows, BU students with a scholarly passion for the region’s languages and culture have been accustomed to cherry-picking related courses. But with the creation of a new College of Arts & Sciences undergraduate major in the modern languages and comparative literature department, students can now major in Middle Eastern and North Africa (MENA) studies, a course of study that corrals offerings in the region’s four spoken languages as well as the humanities, social sciences, and geography.

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Whither Ukraine?

March 6th, 2014 in News

What’s at stake in the Ukraine, for them and us, and what happens if it spirals out of control? BU Today asked Igor Lukes, a College of Arts & Sciences professor of history and international relations and an expert on central Europe and Russia.

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BU’s Haqqani Probes Rocky US-Pakistan Alliance

February 4th, 2014 in News

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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Frederick S. Pardee Endows New Global Studies School

December 13th, 2013 in News

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

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With Iran, Obama can end America’s long war for the Middle East

December 6th, 2013 in News

BU Professor of History and International Relations Andrew Bacevich discusses the opportunity for the United States to end its involvement in the Middle East.

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WTO on the brink, needs a rethink

December 3rd, 2013 in News

Kevin P Gallagher is a professor of international relations at Boston University where he co-directs the Global Economic Governance Initiative.

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Embassy Row: Delusions of U.S.-Pakistan relationship

November 20th, 2013 in News

“After 66 years of bilateral ties, U.S.-Pakistani relations are still based on delusions — and [CAS Professor] Husain Haqqani is on a campaign to correct the diplomatic self-deceptions.”

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Touching Beauty Hooked on the beauty of Chinese art, CAS alum is respected expert at Christie’s

November 6th, 2013 in News

Christie’s senior international director of Chinese works of art and ceramics, Athena Zonars (CAS’82), is captivated by the beauty of the pieces she sells for the auction house.

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