BU Trustees Approve Aggressive Climate Action Plan

Effort prepares University for global temperature rise The BU Climate Action Plan adopted by the BU Board of Trustees recommends new building efficiencies, changes to renewable energy sources, and ways to make climate change a bigger part of the University’s curriculum and research. Illustration by Rubén D. Cerón Guevara (MET’19) and BU Metropolitan College Professor […]

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911 Call on the Opioid Crisis

On Capitol Hill, an SPH prof and local police chief describe what works At a Capitol Hill briefing hosted by BU Provost Jean Morrison (second from right), Kimberly Johnson (from left) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Arlington, Mass., police chief Fred Ryan; and School of Public Health professor David Rosenbloom presented […]

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Digital Leader to Coordinate, Expand BU’s Online Education

Chrysanthos Dellarocas to lead University beyond MOOCs With many BU MOOCs now up and running, Chrysanthos Dellarocas, the University’s first associate provost for digital learning and innovation, is mapping other online initiatives. Photo (left) courtesy of Chrysanthos Dellarocas. When BU joined the online educational platform edX three years ago, it committed to producing massive open online […]

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MET’s Online Criminal Justice Program Tops U.S. News Rankings

Computer information, management also lead among online offerings Every Metropolitan College online program has been ranked in the top 10 of its category for three years running. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky. Metropolitan College’s online master’s program in criminal justice is the best in the country in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of online academic […]

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New Program Teaches How to Help Students with Mental Health Issues

Terriers Connect trains faculty, staff, peers to be proactive First responders aren’t always police and firefighters who race to the scene with lights and sirens. For students facing mental health issues, the first person approached for help may be a peer, a faculty member, an RA, a coach, or an administrator. Now a new BU […]

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Making the Work of Florence Nightingale Available

Gotlieb Center spearheads collaboration to digitize the letters of the founder of modern nursing Since the launch of the Florence Nightingale Digitization Project in August 2014, more than 2,000 letters written by Nightingale have been digitized and added to a comprehensive online database. BU’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is one of the collaborating partners […]

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MET’s Online Programs for Veterans Get Top Grades from U.S. News

Lauds criminal justice, computer information systems, business programs Overseas postings make MET’s online programs especially convenient for soldiers. Photo by Vernon Doucette. Three Metropolitan College online master’s programs for military veterans have just been crowned among the nation’s best in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. MET’s Criminal Justice program tied for second place with […]

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