“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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New Wheelock Educational Policy Center Will Put Research in the Hands of Policymakers, Drive National Conversations

Aim: improving educational outcomes for historically marginalized students Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education & Human Development is taking another big step forward, one that expands the cross-discipline collaborations that began with the 2018 merger of Wheelock College and Boston University. The college recently launched the Wheelock Educational Policy Center (WEPC), an interdisciplinary hub for […]

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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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Matriculation: Class of 2022 Is Welcomed into the BU Family

President underscores University’s long commitment to diversity Sunday’s Matriculation was ceremonious: faculty and administrators donned academic dress, banners representing BU’s undergraduate schools and colleges were on display, and President Robert A. Brown wore his presidential doctoral gown and formal President’s Collar and carried the academic mace. Photo by Katherine Taylor. Diversity, both embracing it and […]

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FYSOP 29 Launches Today

Volunteer service project for new students has several new community partners Last year’s FYSOP volunteers working at Tewksbury’s Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center, which provides education, social opportunities, and emotional support with equine-assisted activities and therapies for people with disabilities. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Today, a group of approximately 650 freshmen and new transfer students […]

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