Category: Robert Brown

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

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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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Colleges grapple with merit-based aid

May 28th, 2013 in 2013, Boston Globe, BU in the News, Feature, Newsmakers, Robert Brown 0 comments

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Robert Brown

Three high school classmates apply to Boston University, one at the top of the class, one an average student, and one below-average. Because it’s a great high school, all three win admission…

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Keeping America’s Research Engine Running Requires Strong Federal Investment

May 8th, 2013 in 2013, BU in the News, Feature, Huffington Post, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Robert Brown 0 comments

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Co-written by Robert Brown

When it comes to putting our economy on a path toward expansion and growth, and ensuring America’s global competitiveness, one of the smartest things we can do is continue to invest in the research that makes discovery and innovation possible…

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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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