BU Establishing New Data Sciences Faculty Unit

New academic entity aims at preparing students for work of tomorrow The creation of the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences and the construction of the Center for Computing & Data Sciences (shown above) will help BU equip generations of students with data science expertise. Image courtesy of KPMB Architects.  With BU planning to build […]

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New College of Communication Dean Is Scientific American Editor-in-Chief

Mariette DiChristina (COM’86) broke ground as first woman to helm historic publication, led its digital transformation Mariette DiChristina (COM’86), editor-in-chief of Scientific American, will be the new dean of BU’s College of Communication. Photo courtesy of Scientific American. Mariette DiChristina created her own magazines about science and nature as a girl growing up in Westchester […]

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Stan Sclaroff Named Dean of Arts & Sciences

After nationwide search, interim dean chosen for strong and consistent leadership The new dean of Arts & Sciences reflects its liberal arts mission: Stan Sclaroff was a double-major in computer science and English as a Tufts undergraduate. Photo by Cydney Scott. Stan Sclaroff embodies the philosophy of a liberal arts education. An accomplished computer scientist, […]

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Kenneth Elmore Named a Pillar of Higher Education

Associate provost and dean of students honored by national education group Kenneth Elmore and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz (CAS’84, Hon.’18) visiting the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground May 18, 2018, Commencement weekend. The associate provost and dean of students has received an award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, nominated […]

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Thomas Fiedler to Leave COM Deanship Next Year

Wants his last year at the helm to be like Big Papi’s Thomas Fiedler (COM’71) will step down as dean of the College of Communication next spring after 10 years. Photo by Kristyn Ulanday. After 10 years as dean of the College of Communication, Thomas Fiedler will step down at the end of the next […]

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Noted Scholar of Inequality to Lead BU School of Law

Angela Onwuachi-Willig drawn by BU’s history of access and diversity Angela Onwuachi-Willig says she decided to leave top-ranked UC, Berkeley, School of Law to take the LAW deanship because of the University’s commitment to the causes and ideals she cares deeply about. Photo courtesy of Onwuachi-Willig. Angela Onwuachi-Willig, a renowned legal scholar and expert in […]

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New, Improved Digs in Store for Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Striking architecture, state-of-the-art clinics, modern student spaces A rendering of the completed Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Images courtesy of SmithGroupJJR. The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine is about to undergo a three-year, $112 million renovation The building facade will be redone, and its interior mostly gutted and reconfigured No disruption […]

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New CFA Dean Is Arts Historian and Advocate

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 […]

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