BUILD Tutoring Program Celebrates 20 Years

Pairs work-study and Boston public school students BUILD tutors and students at the Tobin School in Roxbury at their weekly book club. Photo courtesy of Michael Dennehy. The BU Initiative for Literacy Development (BUILD) sends work-study students to local public schools to tutor children and help develop literacy skills The organization celebrates its 20th anniversary […]

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MED Gives High Schoolers a Jump on Health Careers

Enrichment program for Boston’s underrepresented minorities Danny Truong (left), a British International School of Boston senior, and Brandon Hector, a Boston Latin Academy senior, work on a sickle cell experiment as part of the Youth to Health Careers (Y2HC) program at the School of Medicine. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Although he is more cheerful and […]

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The Cities of Tomorrow: How Research and Innovation Can Help Address the U.S. Infrastructure Crises

Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and Boston University co-hosted a discussion of the future of federal policies for smart cities and the cutting edge research and innovation that makes these advances possible. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m Information Technology and Innovation Foundation 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610A Washington, DC 20005 […]

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