Meet the Newly Promoted Charles River Campus Professors

Faculty from CAS, CFA, ENG, LAW, Pardee, Questrom, Sargent, SSW, STH, Wheelock The recently promoted BU faculty on the Charles River Campus “are having demonstrable impact in their disciplines and excelling as teachers in our classrooms and laboratories,” says Jean Morrison, University provost. Photo by Cydney Scott. Nearly three dozen faculty on the BU Charles […]

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Director Kevin P. Gallagher Appointed to the Committee for Development Policy at the United Nations

  Kevin P. Gallagher, Director of the Global Development Policy Center and Professor of Global Development Policy at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, has been appointed as a member of the Committee for Development Policy (CDP), a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the United Nations. The CDP […]

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BU Alumna Wins Upset Congressional Primary in New York City

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (CAS’11) in the national spotlight The smile says it all: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (CAS’11) beams after her upset win in Tuesday’s New York Democratic primary. Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images. Four months before her BU graduation, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke at the University’s Martin Luther King Day commemoration about her generation, addressing the topic, “How […]

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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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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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Former UN Secretary-General Kicks Off BU Think Tank

Ban Ki-moon encourages students to think globally Ban Ki-moon, eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, gave the keynote speech kicking off the opening of BU’s new Global Development Policy Center. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Former secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon told a standing-room only crowd at BU’s Metcalf Trustee Center on Wednesday that […]

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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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