A Different Kind of Texas Candidate

Gina Ortiz Jones (CAS’03, GRS’03) is running for office because of Trump Gina Ortiz Jones (CAS’03, GRS’03) is trying to turn a US House of Representatives seat blue in the reddest of red states: Texas. Photo by Ana Isabel. If Gina Ortiz Jones beats the Republican incumbent to win the US House of Representative seat in […]

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Alum Nina Totenberg to LAW Grads: “Beware the Golden Handcuffs”

NPR legal correspondent says blind old Lady Justice is waiting for them Nina Totenberg (COM’65, Hon.’11) told the 2018 grads her hope was that they “all will find legal principles that you care enough about to take risks for.” Click for Video by BU Productions. Award-winning National Public Radio legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg counseled the […]

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Mayor of San Juan: What Will You Do in a Moral Crisis?

Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84, Hon.’18) delivers emotional Baccalaureate address “You may not accomplish everything you set out to do, but I guarantee you…you will never fail,” Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84, Hon.’18), told those at BU’s Baccalaureate Service at Marsh Chapel May 20. The mayor of San Juan, P.R., talked about the desperation Puerto […]

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Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84) Honored with a Doctor of Laws

San Juan mayor who battled a hurricane and a president is Baccalaureate speaker Less than eight months after sparring with President Trump over the federal government’s aid to Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto (CAS’84) will give BU’s Baccalaureate address and receive an honorary degree. Photo courtesy of Cruz. […]

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GDP Center Hosts Panel Discussion in Washington, DC

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1777 F Street NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC 20006 President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison hosted a panel discussion organized by the BU Global Development Policy Center and BU Federal Relations in Washington, D.C. on April 18. Center Director Kevin Gallagher moderated a conversation with […]

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MED Researcher Ann McKee Makes TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List

Carmen Yulín Cruz (CAS’84), San Juan mayor, also named Two BU affiliates, MED’s Ann McKee, a CTE researcher, and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz (CAS’84), made TIME’s list of 100 most influential people. Photo courtesy of Time. Ann McKee “may have saved my life,” former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland writes in TIME magazine’s annual […]

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SPH Seminar: US Surgeon General Urges More Aid for Opioid Addicts

“We have to make it easier to get help than to get high” Jerome M. Adams, the US surgeon general,speaking at a School of Public Health Dean’s Seminar on the nation’s opioid crisis on January 26. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Before a standing-room-only crowd at the Medical Campus last Thursday, Jerome M. Adams, US surgeon general, […]

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