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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Controversial Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis Draws Big Crowd to BU Talk

“Through black history we learn the best of the history of the United States of America,” she tells packed house Angela Davis, activist, academic and author took time to chat with students and pose for photos with them, including Feven Solomon (CAS’21), from left, Kalkidan Tewodros (Questrom’21), Davis, Grace Mecha (SAR’21), and Zanta Ephrem (SAR’21) […]

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BU’s Peter Berger Remembered as Outstanding Sociologist

Scholar who did landmark research into religion and development dies at 88 Peter Berger, a CAS professor emeritus who did pathbreaking sociological research into religion and the developing world, died June 27. Photo courtesy of Pardee School of Global Studies. New York Times conservative columnist David Brooks once confessed his debt to BU sociologist Peter Berger, “whose […]

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