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Digital Innovation in Calais: Setbacks and Lessons Learned – Part 2

In October 2017, two BU alums made their way overseas to begin development on a digital platform to support refugee nonprofits in the EU. Now, six months later, Smaranda and Matthias look back at the experience so far. Read More

Student Spotlight: Celina Saffioti (Questrom ’21), founder, Cee uS Foods

Meet Celina Saffioti (Questrom ’21). She’s on a mission to create delicious and nutritious snacks from her dorm-room kitchen!Read More

The Calais Project: Using Digital Innovation to Help Refugee Minors in France

Inspired by a class on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking, two BU students set out to create a digital platform that could help minors after they leave refugee camps. Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Alexa Nicholls Costa (SAR ’10), CoFounder, LexRx

Meet Alexa Nicholls Costa, NP (SAR ’10)! She’s disrupting the dermatology industry while building one of Boston’s A-List brands. Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Tolles (Questrom ’14), CoFounder, Sundots

Meet Chris Tolles (Questrom ’14), he and his cofounder (a fellow Terrier!) are launching the world’s first gummy for sun protection. Read More