Category: BU Today

Battling Ebola: Heading Into the Outbreak

August 4th, 2014 in 2014, BU Today, Nahid Bhadelia, NEIDL, Newsmakers, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Nahid Bhadelia, School of Medicine

If all goes as planned, Dr. Nahid Bhadelia will soon head straight into the heart of the Ebola outbreak that has already killed more than 700 people in western Africa, including at least 50 health care workers. Global and US health authorities announced Thursday that they would ramp up efforts to bring the epidemic under control, but that it would likely take at least three to six months…

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Chemistry ‘misery’ creates best friendship

July 30th, 2014 in 2014, BU Today, My4 "Your Campus Cheat Sheet", Newsmakers 0 comments

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BU in the News

Best friends and 2014 graduates Sarah Rockowitz and Mary Froehlich met during daily visits to Chemistry 101 office hours for extra help…

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POV: Where is Europe while Ukraine burns?

July 24th, 2014 in 2014, BU Today, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Ukraine-Russia-Crimea, William Keylor 0 comments

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By William Keylor, College of Arts & Sciences

A European Union policy last year is at the root of the Ukrainian conflict that saw last Friday’s horrific downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane (by pro-Russian Ukrainian separatists, according to the United States). The Union offered Ukraine an “association agreement” designed to tighten the political and economic links between the two parties…

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Advice for stressed freshmen: Just try things out

July 8th, 2014 in 2014, BU Today, My4 "Your Campus Cheat Sheet", Newsmakers 0 comments

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BU in the News

Starting a whole new life—i.e. going to college—causes stress and anxiety for lots of freshmen. Suddenly, you’re sharing a room with a stranger, hunting down meals, making new friends, and shaping an identity all at once…

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Test your advertising skills with real clients

June 16th, 2014 in 2014, BU Today, My4 "Your Campus Cheat Sheet", Newsmakers 0 comments

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The student-led group AdClub offers the chance to create an advertising campaign—from the initial client meeting to the final presentation…

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5 things research tells us about education

June 4th, 2014 in 2014, BU Today, My4 "Your Campus Cheat Sheet", Newsmakers 0 comments

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BU in the News

1. Talking about social class helps first-gen freshmen…

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Tommy: ‘Fancy Fridays’ and the rest of my 4 years

May 23rd, 2014 in 2014, BU Today, My4 "Your Campus Cheat Sheet", Newsmakers 0 comments

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When Thomas Unger, who goes by Tommy, was about to start college four years ago, he knew he wanted to live in a large dorm like Warren Towers or West Campus with lots of other freshmen…

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BU School of Management launches ethics institute focused on Asia and the West

May 14th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Business Journal, BU in the News, BU Today, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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Boston University’s School of Management has created an ethics institute focused on the ethics of business practices in both western and eastern cultures, BU announced Tuesday. The ethics institute will be housed within the management school and endowed with a financial donation from Harry Susilo, founder of the Indonesia-based Sekar Group and All Bluesky Enterprise Pte Limited based in Singapore…

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Sumner M. Redstone gift will endow narrative studies professorship at Boston University

May 14th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Globe, BU Today, College of Communication, Feature, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Sumner M. Redstone, a billionaire media mogul with local ties, has made a $2.5 million gift that will create the Sumner M. Redstone Professorship in Narrative Studies at Boston University’s College of Communication…

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Sumner Redstone donates $2.5M to BU to fund a professor who is an expert storyteller

May 13th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Business Journal, BU in the News, BU Today, College of Communication, Feature, Newsmakers 0 comments

Boston Business Journal

Sumner Redstone has donated $2.5 million to Boston University’s College of Communication to fund a professor focused on narrative storytelling…

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