Boston Police Commissioner Michael Cox Scaled the Blue Wall of Silence
Alum was beaten by fellow police officers who mistook him for a suspect. Now, he’s Boston’s top cop.
US Mayors Address the Climate Crisis in New Report from BU’s Initiative on Cities
2022 Menino Survey of Mayors finds city leaders are eager to invest in electric vehicles, less likely to restrict fossil fuels use.
How Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks May Stifle Creativity and Progress
Intellectual property scholar Jessica Silbey argues laws haven’t kept pace with the digital era and are enriching individuals and corporations at the expense of society, equality, and innovation.
“She’s Earned This”: Angela Onwuachi-Willig Rejoices in Historic Confirmation
BU LAW dean, 275 other Black women law profs, have had Ketanji Brown Jackson’s back since President Biden nominated her for the Supreme Court.
White House Honors Angela Onwuachi-Willig, Other Law School Deans for Helping to Avert Eviction Crisis
Addressing senior Biden administration officials, BU LAW dean on the toll of losing “your home, your community, your stability—all that you have known, all at once”
US Census Bureau Has Released Some 2020 Census Results: What’s Next?
CAS political scientist Maxwell Palmer on how data will shape redistricting
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 […]
Jake Sullivan New Head of BU’s Government & Community Affairs
Replacing Bob Donahue as primary liaison with local elected officials and residents “Out of college, I worked for a congressman, and then spent 15 years working for the city of Boston, and I always saw BU as a willing partner that helped the city advance certain goals and initiatives,” says Jake Sullivan, who will become […]
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 […]
Obama: An Intimate Portrait Chronicles Eight Extraordinary Years
New photo book by chief official White House photographer Pete Souza (COM’76) President Barack Obama at the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, October 14, 2016. Official White House photo by Pete Souza. Alum Pete Souza was Barack Obama’s chief White House photographer New photo book has moments from historic drama to family intimacy Souza’s Instagram […]