Category: President

A Patent-Troll Bill With Bad College Grades

April 14th, 2015 in 2015, Feature, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, President, Robert Brown, Wall Street Journal 0 comments

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By Robert A. Brown, President, Boston University

The proposed Innovation Act is too broad and could make university research much riskier…

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BU launches internship program with nonprofits

September 18th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Globe, Feature, Newsmakers, President, Robert Brown 0 comments

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Robert Brown, President, Boston University

Boston University, backed by a $10 million endowment from the Yawkey Foundations, is launching a paid internship program that will provide jobs for students at local nonprofits…

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“It’s really a farsighted investment by the Yawkey Foundation that will reap wonderful benefits for students and for the not-for-profit community.”

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Patrick, Menino, other leaders reflect on lessons learned from Boston Marathon bombing

March 24th, 2014 in 2014, Initiative on Cities, Newsmakers, President, Robert Brown, Tom Menino 0 comments

Robert Brown, President, Boston University
Tom Menino, Initiative on Cities

Boston University’s “Initiative on Cities” conference is taking an in-depth look at the Boston Marathon bombing, providing other cities with useful crisis management information…

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Big changes on the way at Boston University

March 31st, 2013 in 2013, Boston Globe, BU in the News, Feature, Newsmakers, President, Robert Brown 0 comments

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Robert Brown, President

Boston University was invited to join the Association of American Universities, an elite club that includes Harvard and Yale, and applications surged 20 percent last fall. But it has also endured a hockey scandal, fatal accidents among its students, and a campus crime spree. BU president Robert Brown spoke to Globe reporter Michael B. Farrell about the issues at the school, some of its latest endeavors, and a fund-raising campaign that has taken him around the world…

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