Trustee’s Gift Ignites Student Entrepreneurship

BU Spark! connects technology ideas with expertise, funding Ziba Cranmer leads BU Spark! the new in-house incubator for student technology projects at the Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. BU students have a new way to get their great ideas off their hard drives and into the world. Created […]

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Going Green Earns Plaudits for BU

University ranked country’s 25th most sustainable college Sustainably sourced food comprises 22 percent of the food served in University dining halls. Green initiatives have landed BU a place on two nationally recognized sustainable university guides. Photo by Cydney Scott. BU’s commitment to becoming a more sustainable community has earned accolades from two different organizations. The […]

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Questrom’s Link Day Offers Expertise to Nonprofits

Grad students work on a Saturday for good causes The Citizen Schools Link Day team at work: Chi Vo (from left) and Marisabel Jaramillo from Citizen Schools, Diego Da Silva Nunes (Questrom’18), Parul Kashyap (Questrom’18), Lisa Lerma (Questrom’17), Myles Fish (Questrom’18), Sarah Horwitz (Questrom’18), and Dalia Rinaldi (Questrom’18). Photo by Cindy Scott. Chi Vo and […]

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Committee Focuses on Higher Education

BU IN DC College of Engineering Dean Kenneth Lutchen attended the Public Policy Colloquium for the American Society for Engineering Education and discussed the College’s research priorities with Congressional staff between February 6 and 8. Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore and Assistant Dean of Students John Battaglino hosted a Coffee & Convo with students in […]

SDM Pediatric Dental Clinic Serves the Underserved

Changing lives one filling at a time At the new Goldman School of Dental Medicine Pediatric Oral Healthcare Center’s treatment fair: three-year-old Levi McBride of Dorchester with Yasmin Alayyoubi (SDM’17) (from left), center director Dolrudee Jumlongras, an SDM clinical assistant professor, Athanasios Zavras, an SDM professor and chair of pediatric dentistry, and Stephen Prieve (SDM’18). […]

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Bionic Pancreas Passes Critical Science Hurdle

$12M from NIH moves ENG prof’s device forward ENG’s Edward Damiano with the prototype bionic pancreas he’s been working on for almost 17 years. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. On the heels of winning $12 million in supplemental funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a major, multicenter, national clinical trial of his […]

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BU Weighs In Against Trump Travel Ban

Joins seven area schools in amici curiae motion The amici curiae brief submitted by BU, Boston College, Brandeis, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, Tufts, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in US District Court supporting a lawsuit calling for repeal of Trump’s executive order on immigration. Boston University and seven other area schools are supporting a federal lawsuit challenging […]

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Travel Ban Diminishes Our Nation

ON THE CHARLES RIVER Travel Ban Diminishes Our Nation BU President Robert A. Brown says the Trump Administration’s executive order banning immigrants from seven countries from entering the U.S. is morally wrong. Find out why   STUDENT LIFE BU Expands Scholarship Program for Boston Public Schools Transfer students will now be eligible for Boston University’s scholarship […]

Lawyering Up

LAW’s Maureen O’Rourke is aiming legal education at the future Photo credit: Dan Aguirre. For some graduates in a field marked by high expectations, a recent headline in the New York Times captured their pain: “An Expensive Law Degree, and No Place to Use It.” Law graduates, according to the story, are caught up in […]

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Universities Object to Travel Ban

BU IN DC Michael Woldemariam of the Pardee School of Global Studies spoke at a New America Foundation briefing on African security on January 27. School of Public Health faculty Kathleen Carey and David Jones and Austin Frakt of both the School of Medicine and SPH attended the AcademyHealth 2017 National Health Policy Conference on January 30 and 31.   UNIVERSITIES OBJECT TO TRAVEL […]