In-Person Commencement for BU Class of 2021 Planned for May 16, unless City Requires Virtual Ceremony

Class of 2020 will gather October 2 for virus-delayed ceremony: both will be for graduates only BU will give this year’s seniors an in-person Commencement on May 16, unless state and city restrictions require it to be virtual. The event will be for students only, because of Massachusetts pandemic restrictions on gatherings. Photo by Dave […]

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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 […]

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Biden’s Top-Four Priorities, Explained by Leading BU Experts

The president-elect lists COVID-19, racism, climate change, and the economy as his most pressing issues Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, celebrating after being nominated at last summer’s Democratic National Convention, have begun tackling the pandemic, racism, climate change, and economic recovery. Photo by Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images. Shortly after their November election victory, Joe […]

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