BU Appoints New Executive Director of Innovate@BU
Former MassChallenge president and CEO Siobhan Dullea (CAS’91) starts April 3.
Serving Those Who Have Served in Uniform
As Special Assistant to the President for Veterans Affairs, Terri Tanielian (CAS’90) is working to support former military service members and their families.
Will Biden’s Pot Pardons Make a Difference—or Will States Ignore the Policy Change?
CAS’ Seth Blumenthal, an advocate of marijuana decriminalization, calls the policy change a “good-faith,” but limited effort.
Baccalaureate Speaker Marylou Sudders (CAS’76, SSW’78, Hon.’22) Reflects on Pandemic’s Lessons
Massachusetts Secretary of Health & Human Services commended BU’s role in pandemic response.
New BU Center for Innovation in Social Science Will Promote Collaborative Research and Teaching
Center designed to offer “one-stop shopping” for faculty looking to pursue multidisciplinary research projects and team teaching
US Census Bureau Has Released Some 2020 Census Results: What’s Next?
CAS political scientist Maxwell Palmer on how data will shape redistricting
LAW Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
She’s honored to be in same class as civil rights lawyer and scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw—and another of her heroes, Oprah Winfrey As a first-year law student in 1994, Angela Onwuachi-Willig felt so alienated and alone she wondered if there was a place for her in the legal world. Then she was introduced to critical race […]
“This Is My Stepping-stone.” 553 BU First-Generation Students Welcomed into Honor Society
BU Newbury Center ceremony celebrates inaugural members, their determination, contributions blazing new trails Meet six first-generation college students at Boston University and hear their stories. They were among 553 students, faculty, and staff inducted April 26 as the inaugural members of BU’s Alpha Alpha Alpha honor society for first-gen students. They didn’t grow up assuming […]
Meet BU’s Newest AAAS Fellows
A pioneer in treating anxiety, one in turning moon dust into oxygen, and one in developing disease diagnostics for low-resource communities recently appointed fellows Each year, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recognizes scientists who have made major contributions to their fields of expertise. As the chaotic and uncertain year of 2020 […]
Eric Kolaczyk Named New Director of BU’s Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering
“Data science and computing are now embedded in the human experience and informing everything we do,” CAS math professor says Eric Kolaczyk has earned an international reputation for his work across bioinformatics and computational neuroscience. Photo by Cydney Scott. Eric Kolaczyk, a College of Arts & Sciences professor of mathematics and statistics, whose work across […]