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School of Law Project Earns Gold LEED Certification

2015 renovation and construction cited for sustainable design 01.26.2017 By Joel Brown. Photo by Melissa Ostrow The BU School of Law makeover won plaudits from students and faculty for its vibrant design and state-of-the art-classrooms and moot courtroom when it was completed in 2015. Now the renovation and construction project has attained an honor for […]

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Leventhal Center Wins Boston Preservation Award

Makeover of former Hillel for busy Admissions hub By Joel Brown For prospective students and their parents, the Alan and Sherry Leventhal Center is BU’s new front door. The striking International Style building at 233 Bay State Road, formerly BU’s Hillel House, underwent a major renovation before reopening in March 2014 as the admissions reception […]

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LED Lighting Upgrade at Track and Tennis Center

Things are looking a little brighter at the Track and Tennis Center this semester.

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MED’s Field of Dreams

Garden, recreation space offers students welcome respite 10.07.2013 By Leslie Friday Just over a year ago, Karen Antman was strolling past the newly opened Medical Student Residence on Albany Street when she spotted students tossing a football in the small courtyard abutting the building. The tight space called for some creative, and potentially dangerous, catches. “They […]

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State-of-the-Art Med Student Residence Has It All

New building lightens debt load, fosters esprit de corps 09.24.2012By Leslie Friday. Video by Robin Berghaus Watch this video on YouTube Last year Simone Ellis’ commute on the BU Shuttle from her Charles River Campus dorm to the School of Medicine could take anywhere from 20 minutes on a good day to more than an hour during […]

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Center for Student Services Open for Business

 

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St. Mary’s Street LEEDs the Pack

In the slideshow above, see photos of the faculty and staff housing complex at 85–87 St. Mary’s St., which will be BU’s first fully LEED-certified residence. Photos by Michael Hamilton   BU’s first green residence nears completion By: Leslie Friday Remodeling a home can be a chore; remodeling nine requires angelic patience. And remodeling nine […]

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BU’s New Green House

Eco-friendly apartment renovation under way By Leslie Friday On a recent October morning, a milky haze of dust enveloped men in hard hats as they yanked nails from the basement rafters of 85-87 St. Mary’s Street. They began gutting the complex—home to BU faculty and staff—in late summer, removing all appliances, tearing up flooring, and […]

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BU’s New Green House

Eco-friendly apartment renovation under way By Leslie Friday   On a recent October morning, a milky haze of dust enveloped men in hard hats as they yanked nails from the basement rafters of 85-87 St. Mary’s Street. They began gutting the complex—home to BU faculty and staff—in late summer, removing all appliances, tearing up flooring, […]

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Sustainable Summer Projects

Low-E Ceiling at Walter Brown Arena (285 Babcock Street) Energy prices will no longer go through the roof. A low-emissivity ceiling will be installed above the ice rink, which could save up to 30% per year in ice-generation utility costs. The new ceiling will decrease the amount of radiant heat loss from structural members, preventing […]

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