Tweets, Ads, and Lies: Researchers Are Fighting against Climate Misinformation
Massachusetts’ deputy climate chief joins BU symposium on research aiming to track—and fight back against—climate lies.
As Supreme Court Starts New Term, Some Cases to Watch
On the docket this fall: affirmative action, election practices, more.
How Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks May Stifle Creativity and Progress
Intellectual property scholar Jessica Silbey argues laws haven’t kept pace with the digital era and are enriching individuals and corporations at the expense of society, equality, and innovation.
Building a Diverse, Strong Climate Workforce
Climate leaders from Boston University and around the country briefed Congressional staff on how they are working to train the next generation for careers solving the climate crisis.
BU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy to Focus on Equity and Justice in the Climate Change Fight
Transitioning the world to sustainable energy without leaving marginalized communities behind is a top priority for new leadership team, including director Benjamin Sovacool.
Why Global COVID Vaccinations Are Dangerously Lagging: Six Things to Know
As Delta variant spreads rapidly, BU-led panel explains why vaccination rollout isn’t keeping pace
Five Things COVID-19 Might Do to Young Adults’ Mental Health
BU social worker will probe how COVID-19 hits the mental health of America’s future workforce, and what makes some people more resilient
Allen Questrom Professor and Dean Kenneth Freeman to Leave Post in June
National search planned to find a successor Kenneth Freeman, Allen Questrom Professor and Dean in Management, will be leaving the position at the end of the school year. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. When Kenneth Freeman became the Questrom School of Business Allen Questrom Professor and Dean in Management in 2010, he opted for a tiny, highly visible, […]
The High Cost of Summer Energy Price Spikes
Cranking up the AC during peak electric hours will raise your electricity bill Forecast for the future: hotter summers, more peak power consumption, and higher electricity bills. Photo by Dan Logan/iStock. On one of the hottest days on record in recent Massachusetts history—August 2, 2006—the mercury hit 37 degrees Celsius (about 99 degrees Fahrenheit), with […]
New BU LAW Clinic Helps MIT Student Entrepreneurs
Advising on new venture, intellectual property legal issues Kelvin Chan (LAW’16) (left) and Nathaniel Gray (LAW’16) are two of the eight BU LAW students working in the Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Clinic, a new collaboration between BU and MIT. Photos by Jackie Ricciardi. Rishan Mohamed has almost everything he needs to build his planned tech […]