Category: BU in the News
Inside Higher Education
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:…
Michelle Johnson, College of Communication
Taped by WGBH Forum Network, a panel of professors and policy experts visited Cambridge Forum to discuss the important issues in the 2014 mid-term election…The panel was moderated by Boston University’s Michelle Johnson.
Boston Haitian Reporter
Patricia Hills, College of Arts & Sciences
A panel discussion and slideshow featuring Toussaint Louverture’s historical impact and his influence on the abolitionist movement and popular culture in the United States will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall at the Central Library in Copley Square. A panel discussion and slideshow featuring Toussaint Louverture’s historical impact and his influence on the abolitionist movement and popular culture in the United States will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall at the Central Library in Copley Square. Panelists include Boston Public Library Trustee and State Representative Byron Rushing, Dr. Marc Prou of the University of Massachusetts, Professor Patricia Hills of Boston University, and moderators Marie St. Fleur and Dr. Nesly Metayer…
Boston Globe (subscription required)
BU in the News
Governor Deval Patrick stood before thousands of graduates at Boston University Sunday and urged them not to allow the swift currents of modernity to keep them from truly connecting with other people…
Marquette University Law School Faculty Blog
Katherine Levine Einstein, College of Arts & Sciences
The numbers – voting data, polling results, a wide range of demographic statistics – spell out the polarization that has become a dominant fact of politics in Wisconsin and especially in southeastern Wisconsin.
Two political scientists, Katherine Levine Einstein of Boston University and Clayton Nall of Stanford University, added national perspective…
Boston Business Journal
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…
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…
Slice of MIT
Ruha Benjamin, College of Arts & Sciences
Two YouTube videos kicked off a keynote at April’s Graduate Women at MIT Empowerment Conference.
In one, a young dancer improvises during a cookie-cutter recital and steals the show. In the other, Louisiana State University gymnast Lloimincia Hall performs a 10.0 floor exercise that looks more like an ad-lib tumbling act than a traditional routine. These performances are examples of what Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor, sociology and African American studies at Boston University, calls social hacking…
State provides $3 million to launch Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry partnership to build a new public cloud computing infrastructure for big data researchers, innovators.
According to a description on Boston University’s website, the Massachusetts Open Cloud is a “new, transformative model for public clouds.”