Photo of Kevin Outterson, Executive Director, CARB-X and Erin Duffy, CARB-X's chief of research and development standing side by side at CARB-X. Outterson stands to the left with hands in pocket. He wears a navy blazer, jeans, and a light purple collared shirt. Duffy stands with arms crossed to the left wearing a navy blazer and skirt.
Antibiotic Resistance

Can We Prevent Antibiotic Resistance?

Antibiotics are losing effectiveness—and millions are dying as a result. CARB-X, a BU-based partnership that aims to solve antimicrobial resistance, has been given up to $370 million in new funding from the US government and charitable foundation Wellcome

Shared from
The Brink

Latest Headlines

Today’s Close-up

Photo of Oscar Zaysas, left, and Kelsey Russell, at the May 20 BU Posse Graduation Ceremony at Booth Theater. Russel holds up a pink phone as she and Zaysas take a selfie together. Both wear red graduation gowns and blue sashes as they smile towards her phone.

BU Posse Grads Celebrate

Oscar Zayas (Sargent’22) (left) and Kelsey Russell (CAS’22), both from Atlanta, at the 2022 BU Posse graduation ceremony for the 11th cohort from Atlanta and the 2nd from the Bay Area. Held at the Booth Theatre May 20, it was the first in-person celebration for two Posse cohorts. The nonprofit Posse Foundation’s national scholarship program targets urban high school students “with extraordinary academic and leadership potential.” BU awards a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to each Posse Scholar.

Photo by Cydney Scott

View All Close-ups

Latest Headlines

In this episode, Grace Saathoff (CFA’22, COM’22) and Emily Worden, a CFA Arts Leadership and Innovation lecturer and career coach, tackle some of new graduates’ biggest concerns about entering the job market for the first time. Tune in for some practical advice and helpful job hunting tips for recent graduates.

You can also read this interview here.

New Alumni
No matter where you are in your journey since graduation, we want you to know you’re an important part of our ever-growing BU alumni family and we’re so excited to help you connect, reconnect, and stay engaged. Check out the BU Alumni Association website for ways to stay connected after graduation.

Browse Sections

Arts & Culture

See all stories

Business & Law

See all stories

Campus Life

See all stories

Health & Medicine

See all stories

In the City

See all stories

Science & Technology

See all stories

Sports

See all stories

University News

See all stories

Voices & Opinion

See all stories