Fall 2012

Center Brings Student Services Together


Aging Well

Aging Well: College of General Studies Hits 60

Once the best-kept secret in liberal arts education, the College of General Studies celebrates its 60th anniversary with a growing national reputation.

By Andrew Thurston


Covering the Olympics

Reporting the Olympics

The seven Terriers competing at the 2012 Olympics weren’t BU’s only representatives in London this summer. Fourteen communication students reported from the city during a one-off study abroad program.

By Ashley Lisenby (COM’13)

Campaign Kick Off

University unveils $1 billion, five-year campaign

The ambitious Campaign for Boston University will go a long way to defining BU’s future. It’ll also have a positive impact on today’s students.

By Rich Barlow



On Campus

Community—and Pancake—Central

For the University’s Jewish students, it’s a religious home and community center; for everyone else, Hillel is a great place to grab a pre-exam pancake.

B-Line Buzz

Backstage Pass

The actors at BU’s oldest student theater group are many things, but there’s one thing they’re all not: acting majors.

For Fun

Top Tips

We asked current students for their advice to parents of undergraduates. Some of their tips might surprise you, some might not, but all will be useful as you navigate life with a child in college.

What’s Hot, What’s Not

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