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January 24, 2024 Posted in: Academics, Campus Life, CAS, GRS, Uncategorized

Take a Look Inside BU’s Newest CDS Building

Opened in December 2022, the Boston University Center of Computer & Data Sciences—commonly known as “The Jenga Building”—became an iconic presence on the Boston University campus and a hub for collaboration among students and faculty. This building not only houses the data science department but also the computer science department…
January 23, 2024 Posted in: Academics, GRS, Programs, Uncategorized

Computer Science Career Outlook

In a technology-focused world, the computer industry is expected to expand as technology upgrades and innovations are needed. With this, a computer science degree is the perfect way to ensure success in your future career.  As a broad field, receiving a degree in computer science can allow you to pursue…
January 23, 2024 Posted in: Academics, Faculty, GRS, Programs, Research

5 Reasons to Choose BU for your MS in Computer Science

Looking to innovate the future with an MS in Computer Science? Find out why BU is the right choice to pursue your degree with five reasons we think our Computer Science Programs stand out:  1. Diversity of Programs BU offers four different master’s programs under our Computer Science department. With…
December 4, 2023 Posted in: GRS, Programs

Career Outlook for an MS in Computer Science with a Specialization in Cyber Security

Cybersecurity has become an integral topic for businesses and individuals alike. All types of companies are realizing the need to secure their data and network against potential threats. Thus, the demand for cybersecurity professionals has escalated and is continuing to rise.  In the past few years, there has been a…
December 4, 2023 Posted in: Academics, GRS, Programs, Students

What To Do While You’re Waiting on Your Application Status

So you’ve sent in your GRS application, now what? We hope that you’re feeling proud of the hard work and dedication that you put into your application. This may be a nerve-wracking time as you await to hear from us about your admission decision; however, we encourage you to make…
December 4, 2023 Posted in: Academics, GRS, Students

Advice for Your Graduate School Application

Director of Marketing and Enrollment at Boston University Graduate Schools of Arts and Sciences, Mr. Mark Khan, provides current graduate school application trends and tips to prospective students.  What makes student applications exceptional There are key factors in creating an outstanding student application. The first criterion is academic preparation, as…
October 26, 2023 Posted in: Campus Life, Community, GRS, Programs

5 reasons to choose BU for your MA in Economics

Curious about how an MA in Economics from BU could benefit you in the future? Looking to broaden your financial knowledge and make a contribution to the field? Check out five reasons why we think our Economics programs stand out:   1. Diversity of Programs BU offers three different programs for…
October 18, 2023 Posted in: Campus Life, Community, GRS, Students

Student Story: Jared Pincus

Name: Jared Pincus Pronouns: He/Him/His What is your hometown? Green Brook, New Jersey, USA Program at BU? PhD in Computer Science with a research focus on programming languages and logic Please briefly introduce yourself, what’s your background, and where are you from? Hi there! I’m Jared. I grew up in…
August 3, 2023 Posted in: Academics, Community, GRS, Programs, Students

Choosing the Best Classes for You: A Guide for Incoming GRS Graduate Students

Please note this article provides experience and recommendations from a student's perspective— we recommend you consult with your academic advisor to make the best and most personalized course selection plan. We’ve broken down this blog post into sections based on different topics. Please select a topic below for read more:…
June 13, 2023 Posted in: Campus Life, Community, GRS, Programs, Students

Spark! your ideas and BUild your future

Are you interested in a career in innovation? Do you want to start your own business? If either of those ideas appeal to you, BU has ample resources to help transform your dreams into reality. Through our BUild Lab and Spark! programs, students are empowered to lead the way with…