Summer Publishing Schedule

BU Today will operate under a slightly reduced publishing schedule through mid-August. We will not publish an edition on Fridays, but if breaking news arises, we will cover it and post it. Our Saturday roundup email is also taking a break.

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Climate and Health

Human Health Is Suffering Because of Climate Change

Public health experts at BU and Harvard are teaming up to diversify and expand the global network of climate and health researchers to reach better solutions

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Photo of a women wearing an athletic crop top and leggings punching the air as she speaks into a wireless headset on a bright, sunny day. A group of people in athletic wear can be seen copying her punch as they stand on the green lawn behind her. City buildings can be seen looming in the distance.

To Do Today: Seaport Sweat

Back for its eighth season, Boston’s biggest free workout series hosts outdoor fitness classes throughout the summer

College of Engineering Dean Kenneth Lutchen Named Interim Provost

Kenneth Lutchen will take over as Boston University’s interim provost and chief academic officer on July 1, when Jean Morrison steps down.

Photo: Boston University SAR Assistant Professor of Nutrition Maura Walker, a white woman wearing a red shirt and black cardigan, poses for a photo at Bazaar Supermarket in Cambridge on May 5, 2023. She is doing cutting-edge nutrition research on topics including the gut microbiome, precision nutrition, and nutrigenomics. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi for Boston University

Secrets of the Microbiome

The gut is filled with trillions of microbes. BU nutrition scientist Maura E. Walker studies them for clues that could help prevent and treat diabetes and heart disease

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Photo: BU’s Xin Zhang (right) collects the STAT Madness 2023 All-Star award from Nicholas St. Fleur, a STAT general assignment reporter and associate editorial director of events. An Asian woman (right) with short black hair and wearing a purple collared shirt holds up a clear glass trophy with a Black man with brown hair in a curly poof and wearing a tan suit.

Xin Zhang Wins STAT Madness 2023 All-Star Award

Back to the Future-style helmet that improves MRIs helps BU professor scoop fan favorite award at media company’s annual summit

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Today’s Close-up

Photo: Four BU Academy students (left to right), Coco Mueller, a white individual with short brown hair and rainbow arm-warmers; Owen Bergstein, a white individual with a black t-shirt and glasses; Kaela Harrison, covering their face and wearing a long-sleeve gray shirt with jeans; and Andrew Chao, in the far right-most part of the frame sit on grass a play Jenga, a wooden block game, at an outdoor BBQ celebrating Pride Month. The day is bright and sunny.

Pride Month BBQ

BU Academy students Coco Mueller (from left), Owen Bergstein, Kaela Harrison, and Andrew Chao took advantage of the gorgeous spring weather to enjoy a game of Jenga at a campus barbecue hosted by the Dean of Students Office in celebration of Pride Month, on June 1. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi

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