Category: Robert Brown

BU launches internship program with nonprofits

Boston Globe 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… Expert quote: “It’s really a farsighted investment by the Yawkey Foundation that will reap wonderful benefits for students and for the […]

Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 12 Archdiocesan High School Graduates

Contact: Kevin Griffin, 617/353-2240, (Boston) — Boston University (BU) awarded twelve students among the graduating seniors of the parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston four-year, full-tuition scholarships through the Cardinal Medeiros Scholarship Program at a May 20 ceremony at BU’s George Sherman Union. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley and University President Robert Brown […]

Keeping America’s Research Engine Running Requires Strong Federal Investment

Huffington Post 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… View full article

Big changes on the way at Boston University

Boston Globe (subscription required) 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 […]