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 […]

Office Artifacts: Robert A. Brown

BU president shares University history, toys, gifts from his sons Visit BU Today and click on the circles above to see more of what Robert A. Brown displays in his Silber Way office. Photo by Cindy Scott. Visitors to BU President Robert A. Brown’s oak-paneled office, on the eighth floor of One Silber Way, are […]

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Tackling the Wage Gap with Code

Hariri software team aids Boston Women’s Workforce Council Hariri Institute director Azer Bestavros at a City Hall press conference on the Boston Women’s Workforce Council wage gap report earlier this month, flanked by Katie Conboy, Simmons College provost (from left), former Lt. Governor Evelyn Murphy, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and Eddie Ahmed, MassMutual Financial […]

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BUzz Bits: Trump Transition

BU IN DC School of Public Health Dean Sandro Galea delivered a presentation on population health at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on January 24. Virginia Sapiro of the College of Arts & Sciences addressed the March, Act and Make an Impact symposium on January 20.   BUZZ BITS: TRUMP TRANSITION The Trump […]

BU and Red Hat Forge $5 Million Partnership

Five-year research arrangement promises mutual benefits President Robert A. Brown (right) and Paul Cormier, Red Hat executive vice president and president, products and technologies, at a dinner celebrating the partnership between BU and Red Hat, held at Sloane House January 23. Brown gave Cormier a gift to commemorate the new partnership. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. […]

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IoC 2016 Survey of Mayors Finds Poverty a Top Issue

City leaders nationwide say minorities, immigrants being left behind The 2016 Menino Survey of Mayors, issued by BU’s Initiative on Cities, finds that mayors are increasingly worried about the lack of job opportunities for the middle class. Photo by Flickr contributor Lorianne DiSabato. The nation’s mayors say that poverty is the most pressing economic issue […]

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BU Expands Boston Community Service Award Program

Scholarships open to transfers who graduated from city’s public schools Rosy Chen (ENG’17) and both of her sisters have benefited from the Community Service Award program. It’s “the main reason why I’m at BU,” says the computer engineering major. Photo by Cydney Scott. Boston University has deepened its commitment to the city of Boston by […]

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Live from Inauguration Weekend

STUDENT LIFE Live from Inauguration Weekend  BU journalism students spent Inauguration weekend on the ground in Washington, filing stories, video, photos, and social media coverage for the Boston University News Service.  Find out more FACULTY EXPERT New Targets to Treat Type 1 Diabetes BU Professor Arturo Vegas recently spoke on Capitol Hill about his novel […]

How the Trump Administration Could Impact Research

Federal Relations’ Jennifer Grodsky on the uncertainties ahead for BU There are a lot of unknowns about the impact the incoming Trump administration and the new Congress will have on federally funded research at BU and other universities. Photo by Kkolosov/iStock. As Donald Trump assumes the presidency, Boston University and other higher education institutions face […]

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