STM Alum Gives Inauguration Benediction

The 2021 US Presidential Inauguration was held January 20 under sunny skies, presaging a new beginning of hope and reconciliation for the United States of America. Rev. Silvester Beaman (STH’85), pastor of the Bethel AME Church in Wilmington, Del., a decades-long friend of President Joe Biden, gave the ceremony’s final benediction. Beaman prayed that Americans […]

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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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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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STH’s Dana Robert Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Pioneering world Christianity scholar named to class of 2017 Dana L. Robert, a School of Theology professor, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. She is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading scholars of global Christianity. Photo by Cydney Scott. Dana L. Robert, Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity […]

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Celebrating BU’s African American Legacy

Washington events timed to opening of new museum Alumni Celebration Breakfast panelists Cornell William Brooks (STH’87, Hon.’15), NAACP president, Richard L. Taylor (COM’71), former Massachusetts secretary of transportation and BU’s first Rhodes scholar, and Andrea L. Taylor (COM’68), president and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and a trustee of the University. Photo by […]

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NAACP President Delivers Baccalaureate Address

“Let us march on until victory is won,” urged Cornell William Brooks (STH’87, Hon.’15) A Methodist minister as well as president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cornell William Brooks returned to his alma mater Sunday to deliver the 2015 Baccalaureate address in what he called a homecoming to […]

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NAACP President and CEO to Receive Honorary Doctor of Laws

Civil rights leader Cornell Brooks (STH’87) will deliver Baccalaureate address Cornell William Brooks (STH’87), president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will be awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws at Boston University’s 142nd Commencement. Photo by J. M. Eddins, Jr. It is not an understatement to say that Cornell […]

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