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LAW alum Steven Wise has spent 30 years arguing that chimpanzees should have the rights of persons
Fake and substandard drugs endanger hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Two BU professors and an alum are doing something about it.
Winners of the Global Programs ﬁfth annual international photo contest
Ashley Farmer brings to light stories of unsung African American heroines
Data and algorithms can spot medical concerns early and point to solutions
Greg Blonder says our leaders often obstruct the public’s will
Did noise pollution in the ocean contribute to her death in the waters off Cape Cod? Her whale ears may hold important clues
Entertainment executive and alum Bonnie Hammer (Hon.’17) addresses 144th Commencement
“Meticulous, challenging, magical” choreographer
For four-plus decades, Rose Girouard has been serving table at BU
On the agenda: global roles for the region and the University
Daria Lugina (CFA’19, CAS’19) transforms brownstone doors with revolving art project
Complex games test strategic thinking. And they’re fun.
At Metcalf Science Center, efforts to bring an 1800s biology collection to life
One reason for surge: more applicants of color
Photo essay celebrating Terrier couples who met on campus, said “I do”
Lise Miltner (STH’17) raises prospective assistance dog Gem
Two alums make Peerless sounds
From YouTube to literature for struggling readers
Taught at BU, founded Boston Playwrights’ Theatre
The Joan and Edgar Booth Theatre rises on Comm Ave
BU’s black student union promotes unity