Kilachand in the News
Kilachand Student Wins Sociology Award
Kilachand junior, Erin Tichenor, has won the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Sociology’s annual Best Seminar Paper Prize for 2018. Erin, a sociology major with a minor in African American Studies, received the award for her paper “The 19th Century Criminalization of the Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand”. Congratulations, Erin!
BU Today: Plumbing the Public Health Lessons of the AIDS Crisis
May 7, 2018
For three-plus hours on the last Sunday in April, 75 Kilachand students, broken into groups of four or five, offer solutions to real or potentially real health conundrums, including bioterrorism, the refugee flood from Syria’s civil war, soaring suicide rates among Canada’s Inuit people, and improving Boston’s program for training a more diverse workforce in health care.
BU Today: A Performance at the Intersection of Theater and Activism
April 24, 2018
Nicole Rizzo’s play about sexual trauma inspired by Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues debuts tonight, and the timing is right. As the #MeToo movement exposes the breadth of sexual violence and harassment nationwide, To Stop Treading Water: Monologues That Challenge the Undertow of Trauma looks at how seven fictional university students cope with sexual violence.
BU Today: BU Admissions More Selective than Ever
March 28, 2017
Students admitted to Kilachand Honors College also average in the top 3 percent of their class, with 3.9 GPA and 1515 SAT (33 ACT) averages.
BU Today: BU Names Kilachand Honors College Associate Directors
February 16, 2017
Linda Doerrer and Paul Lipton lend scientific thought to Kilachand’s visionary curriculum.
BU Today: Carrie Preston to Lead Kilachand Honors College
September 29, 2016
Carrie Preston is a scholar who blends academia and activism (one of her class assignments led to the creation of BU’s Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center). “I hope to build on the existing strengths of Kilachand as a residential learning community offering energetic, high-achieving students the opportunity to enhance their already excellent undergraduate experience at BU,” says Preston.