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Registered? In the Know for Making a Difference?

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog September 5th, 2018 0 comments

The timbre of the times has many of us reflecting, talking, and acting (hopefully with each other). We are discussing elections; arguing about campus, national and global political climates; and, being publicly and collectively active around the issues for which we care. To encourage students, eligible to vote in American elections, to register to vote, […]

Pop-up Coffee and Conversation – Monday, July 2, 2018

Dean's Blog June 29th, 2018 0 comments

Back in the day, I had the honor and real joy of facilitating a weekly gathering of students and folks from around the way that became known as Coffee & Convo. I also had real joy in being able to chop it up with Sandy Ocasio-Cortez during a few of our sessions. Sandy always lifted […]

Boston Police provide safety tips for Marathon Monday

Dean's Blog April 12th, 2018 0 comments

The following is a message from Boston Police Department Commissioner William Evans:    Dear Students: On Monday, April 16st, Boston will host the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon. In conjunction with partners, both public and private, the Boston Police Department has developed a safety and security plan for the events to ensure both athletes and […]

Remembering MLK: Events marking 50 years since April 4, 1968

Dean's Blog, FYI Student Blog March 7th, 2018 1 comment

April 4, 2018 marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Several University offices and departments will be holding events to honor Dr. King, a BU alumnus. This events range from discussions to concerts, panel discussions to jam sessions and more. Many of the events are free and open to the public. […]

Community and Campus: Boston University Celebrates King’s Legacy

Dean's Blog January 9th, 2018 1 comment

Our annual celebration of the life and legacy of Alumnus Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. begins on Sunday, January 14, 2018, with an interdenominational service at Marsh Chapel (735 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston).  On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday, Reverend and Professor Dr. Walter Earl Fluker will preach.  Dr. Fluker is the Martin Luther King, […]

A Halloween safety message

Dean's Blog October 27th, 2017 0 comments

Did you miss Dean Elmore and Chief Nee’s Halloween message in your inbox. Check out their safety message, which was sent Friday, October 27, 2017 to all undergraduate students, below. Hello Friends, Be ready for Halloween in Boston! Starting this weekend you’ll see people at their creative best, and hopefully, as their best selves. As […]

A Halloween Message from the Boston Police Department

Dean's Blog October 26th, 2017 0 comments

The Boston Police Department has a message for all college students in the Boston area this Halloween.

Student-Faculty Forum: Lessons from Charlottesville

Dean's Blog, Featured Events September 8th, 2017 0 comments

  Think on this guest post by Dr. Virginia Sapiro for the upcoming September 19, Student-Faculty Forum: Lessons from Charlottesville. Dr. Sapiro is a Professor of Political Science and Dean of Arts and Sciences Emerita. Stay tuned for more Student Faculty Fora. In a democracy people are supposed to be able to express and debate […]

Matriculation 2017

Dean's Blog September 1st, 2017 2 comments

Every new academic year starts with the University’s Matriculation ceremony. This year, Matriculation is Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 2pm in Agganis Arena. As a tradition, new students wear BU red or their FYSOP t-shirts to Matriculation and walk to the to the ceremony together. Be outside of your residence hall (or for Warren Towers, […]

Is Charlottesville the most American we’ve been, lately?

Dean's Blog August 18th, 2017 0 comments

Love and peace to Heather Heyer and the ones she loved. I’ve been in anguish and at a loss, but I’ll give you what I’ve got. It starts with brief moral signifying: the attack on free speech and free assembly is unacceptable.  And, it is deeply offensive when it comes from people – weakly using […]