Alumni clarinetist’s philanthropy and humility results in the BU Aram V. Chobanian & Edward Avedisian School of Medicine.
BU Newbury Center ceremony celebrates inaugural members, their determination, contributions blazing new trails.
Faculty from CAS, CFA, ENG, LAW, Pardee, Questrom, Sargent, SSW, STH, Wheelock The recently promoted BU faculty on the Charles River Campus “are having demonstrable impact in their disciplines and excelling as teachers in our classrooms and laboratories,” says Jean Morrison, University provost. Photo by Cydney Scott. Nearly three dozen faculty on the BU Charles […]
Record-breaking 64,470 applied, surge in those seeking early decision Half of the students who apply to BU have never set foot on campus. Current students can help them navigate, should they attend. Photo by Janice Checchio. A record-breaking 64,470 students applied to the BU Class of 2022 Applicants’ average GPA is 3.66, average SAT score […]
Filmmaker, writer, and artist receive $10,000 grants Performance artist Marilyn Arsem (CFA’73) outside the Museum of World Culture in Sweden holding several gallons of melting peppermint ice cream. Photo courtesy of Marilyn Arsem. Marilyn Arsem has been called the godmother of performance art in Boston. Arsem (CFA’73) walked for miles across Svalbard, Norway’s thawing permafrost in the Arctic […]
Harvey Young champions transformative experiences of the arts Harvey Young, a prominent theater historian and arts advocate, is the new dean of the College of Fine Arts. Young comes to BU from Northwestern University, where he was chair of the School of Communication department of theatre. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Young authored the award-winning book Embodying […]
Climate change scientist Mario Molina (Hon.’17) delivers Baccalaureate Address “Science has to work together with government and business for the continued improvement of the quality of life of the human population, now and in the future,” Nobel Laureate Mario Molina (Hon.’17) told those at BU’s Baccalaureate Service at Marsh Chapel May 21. Molina served on […]
Washington events timed to opening of new museum Alumni Celebration Breakfast panelists Cornell William Brooks (STH’87, Hon.’15), NAACP president, Richard L. Taylor (COM’71), former Massachusetts secretary of transportation and BU’s first Rhodes scholar, and Andrea L. Taylor (COM’68), president and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and a trustee of the University. Photo by […]
Former CBS executive Nina Tassler says life took her to unexpected joys Commencement speaker Nina Tassler (CFA’79, Hon.’16) told BU graduates not to be afraid to edit their dreams and rewrite the story of what they want to do in life during the University’s 143rd Commencement Sunday. Video by BU Productions. Photo by Dana J. […]
Focuses on clean energy, nuclear issues Ernest Moniz. Photo (left) courtesy of the Department of Energy. Engineering a clean-energy future is very much on Ernest J. Moniz’s mind these days, as the world tries to turn the Paris Agreement on climate into action to reduce global warming. As US Secretary of Energy, Moniz directs the […]