Category: BU in the News

BPL celebrates Haitian Independence with exhibitions, panel talk

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 […]

Conference Probes the Depth and Breadth of Political Polarization

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 […]

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

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 […]

Social Hackers Empower Women

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 […]

Massachusetts Invests In Big Data Innovation

Information Week 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.” View full article