BU Urges Department of Education to Rethink Title IX Changes

President Brown submits letter saying changes could deter victims from coming forward Colleges and universities, including BU, face sweeping changes around how they handle sexual misconduct if new federal rules go into effect. Photo by Cydney Scott. In a resolute letter to the Department of Education on Thursday, BU President Robert A. Brown said proposed […]

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What You Need to Know about the Government Shutdown

Some researchers could be impacted, but financial aid won’t be Photo by iStock/Tim Brown. With no end in sight to the partial federal government shutdown which began December 22, there are growing questions about which federal agencies are affected and how the shutdown might impact federally funded research at Boston University. “This is a partial […]

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GDP Center Hosts Panel Discussion in Washington, DC

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1777 F Street NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC 20006 President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison hosted a panel discussion organized by the BU Global Development Policy Center and BU Federal Relations in Washington, D.C. on April 18. Center Director Kevin Gallagher moderated a conversation with […]

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House Bill Targets Federal Aid for Needy and Grad Students

BU, peers raise red flags about reauthorization of 1965 education act BU and other universities fear seats for needy and graduate students will go unfilled under a House bill that would cut federal aid. Photo by Janice Checchio. US House bill whacks federal aid for poor and graduate students BU president writes University’s congressman about […]

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What a Government Shutdown Means to BU

Investigators should continue working on and submitting proposals to Sponsored Programs The shutdown of the federal government has stretched into a third day after Capitol Hill lawmakers failed to reach agreement on a spending bill over the weekend. Photo By Drew Stephens. Shutdown of federal government enters third day BU investigators should continue working on […]

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BU Supports Second Lawsuit against Trump Travel Ban

University among 31 schools filing brief in US appeals court in Virginia Becca Heller (center) of the International Refugee Assistance Project talked to reporters after her group and others filed suit against President Trump’s travel ban. Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images. Boston University is supporting a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump’s executive order on […]

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