“This Is My Stepping-stone.” 553 BU First-Generation Students Welcomed into Honor Society

BU Newbury Center ceremony celebrates inaugural members, their determination, contributions blazing new trails Meet six first-generation college students at Boston University and hear their stories. They were among 553 students, faculty, and staff inducted April 26 as the inaugural members of BU’s Alpha Alpha Alpha honor society for first-gen students. They didn’t grow up assuming […]

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BU School of Social Work Co-hosted a Congressional Briefing

You’re invited to attend: Integrating Social Determinants of Health into Future Health Care Policy Hosted by Rep. Karen Bass and the Congressional Social Work Caucus Thursday, September 26, 2019 2:00pm – 3:30pm B208 Longworth House Office Building Evidence has shown that health outcomes are greatly affected by housing, transportation, nutrition, education, and other socioeconomic factors. […]

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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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U.S. News Rankings: BU Grad Schools among Nation’s Best

Six schools in top 50 in 2019 assessments The Questrom School of Business part-time MBA program jumped 10 spots in the U.S. News 2019 rankings of the country’s best graduate school programs. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Several schools within Boston University advanced in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country’s best graduate […]

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STH Students Travel to US-Mexico Border to Learn Migrant Ministry

Travel seminar trip an education in the miseries facing immigrants Students in STH’s Arizona/Mexico Border Seminar spent more than a week in Arizona and Mexico in January immersing themselves in the existence of migrants and those who minister to them. A second group will do the same next week over spring break.  STH students travel […]

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Jorge Delva Chosen as New School of Social Work Dean

Nationally recognized expert on economically disadvantaged assumes post in January Jorge Delva, incoming dean of the School of Social Work, is a prolific author and researcher and a nationally recognized scholar. Photo by Cydney Scott. Immigrated to Hawaii from Chile at age 16 Expert in substance abuse and ethnic health disparities Holds a second-degree black […]

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SDM Pediatric Dental Clinic Serves the Underserved

Changing lives one filling at a time At the new Goldman School of Dental Medicine Pediatric Oral Healthcare Center’s treatment fair: three-year-old Levi McBride of Dorchester with Yasmin Alayyoubi (SDM’17) (from left), center director Dolrudee Jumlongras, an SDM clinical assistant professor, Athanasios Zavras, an SDM professor and chair of pediatric dentistry, and Stephen Prieve (SDM’18). […]

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BU’s Health-Related Schools Score in US News Rankings

MED gets its best-ever, Sargent’s OT is number one Research, like that done by Greg Wasserman (MED’16) (left) and Katrina Traber, a MED assistant professor, in BU’s Pulmonary Center, earned the School of Medicine a best-ever ranking from US News. Photo by Cydney Scott. BU schools that train healers of various stripes notched impressive showings […]

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Show Me the Data

First BU Data Science Day draws cross-disciplinary crowd Azer Bestavros, director of the Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering (center), and the cochairs of Hariri’s first BU Data Science Day, Prakash Ishwar (left) and Dino Christenson (right), were delighted by the large, cross-disciplinary crowd that came together to talk about how data […]

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