Category: BU in the News

Developer Steve Karp opens wallet for Boston University — with a hitch

Boston Business Journal (subscription required) BU in the News Steve Karp, CEO of New England Development, has promised to match all donations of under $1,000 made to Boston University Wednesday during the school’s 24-hour fundraising extravaganza, which it’s calling Giving Day. Karp, who graduated from BU, also said he will match the first $1,000 of any […]

Boston University’s Dean of Students Starts an Online, Candid Conversation on Race

BostInno Kenneth Elmore, Dean of Students Boston University’s Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore is starting “a discussion on race,” and wants the community to join him. Elmore published a personal blog post and an accompanying editorial on Thursday, calling on students to jump into a “fraught-ridden” conversation — one that’s surfaced at neighboring Harvard University… View full article

Workshop on “Consumption and Economic Crises: Post-Socialist Experiences”

Critical Research in Consumer Culture Alya Guseva, College of Arts & Sciences This conference explores Russian and post-socialist experiences of consumption, economic life and consumer cultures in the first decades ofthe 21st century, focusing on three aspects of urban post-socialist consumer cultures: contemporary consumption practices and economic lives; how these practices are shaped by migration […]