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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Record Gift Renames SMG Questrom School of Business

Allen and Kelli Questrom give $50 million for top faculty, new building Allen Questrom (Questrom’64) (from left), Robert Knox (CAS’74, Questrom’75), chairman of the Board of Trustees, Kelli Questrom, and President Robert A. Brown at yesterday’s announcement of the Questroms’ $50 million gift to the University, given through their Allen and Kelli Questrom Foundation. The […]

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