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University Approves Gender Neutral Housing

Move reflects consideration of student input 08.13.2013 By Leslie Friday With strong input from the student body, President Robert A. Brown has approved a University Council recommendation to introduce gender neutral housing as an option for most students, allowing BU to begin offering the option on a limited basis as early as the upcoming semester. […]

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MBA Team Wins First Place in P&G Sustainability Challenge

By Gilberto Millares (IMBA’13) from the BU MBA Student Life blog Some of Procter & Gamble’s sustainability goals for the future include completely eliminating the waste they currently generate, using only renewable energy in all their facilities, and having environmentally-friendly products and packages. As you might guess, such endeavors present an extremely difficult challenge for […]

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Rainwater Harvesting at New Balance Field

The latest effort to reduce water consumption on campus embraces a strategy to capture rainwater that falls on campus, store it, and re-use it for irrigation. New Balance Field, slated to open in September, will employ this rain harvesting technology and drip irrigation to water the landscaping surrounding the field. An underground rainwater tank, with […]

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