In a remarkably short time—less than 50 years—BU has taken its place in the ranks of the world’s great research universities.

Your gift can sustain and build momentum in this critical area.

How will we build momentum? By supporting and building our world-class faculty, providing research support for people thinking and working “outside the box,” and facilitating collaborations across international boundaries. In today’s world, a biologist and an engineer working together—from starting points anywhere in the world—are more likely to tackle and solve pressing problems than they would be working alone.

BU’s recent remarkable successes in interdisciplinary realms like infectious diseases, neuroscience, bioinformatics, and biomedical engineering point the way. With continued support, we can build upon these successes and generate new ideas in fields across the University.

There are many ways to build knowledge at BU: