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Boston University President Robert Brown attended a Boston City Council Committee on Education meeting Friday after being subpoenaed to attend last month. PHOTO BY MEILING BEDARD/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU President Brown testifies at City Council hearing about campus diversity

After receiving a subpoena to appear before the Boston City Council, Boston University President Robert Brown [...]

The OutVets, a gay veterans group, will be allowed to march in the Boston St. Patrick's Day parade for the first time in March. PHOTO BY TIM PIERCE/FLICKR

First LGBT group to march in South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade

The South Boston Allied War Veterans Council decided Monday in a 5-4 vote to include the [...]

BU President Robert Brown was named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow in for his contribution to academic innovation in the field of chemical engineering, according to a Tuesday press release. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU President Brown named National Academy of Inventors fellow

In commendation of his work in the field of chemical engineering, Boston University President Robert Brown [...]

Opinion

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EDIT: The Faceless President Brown

Safe in his eighth floor office at 1 Silber Way, Boston University President Robert Brown gazes [...]

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FINAL WORD: A letter from the editor

This semester has been all about change. Coming into the fall term, I had no idea [...]

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MINTZ: Lessons Learned

Well, I did it. I actually managed to get through my first semester of college mostly [...]

Features

Blueberry pie doughnuts sit on display inside Mei Mei as part of a Stacked Donuts pop-up at the restaurant in April. PHOTO BY BROOKE JACKSON-GLIDDEN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Muse picks for best arts and culture of 2014

Best New Boston Bite: 2014, year of the fancy doughnut Brooke Jackson-Glidden While San Francisco is [...]

In 2014, Boston University researchers have made innovations in everything from combatting global warming to securing wireless information. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Protecting ‘The Cloud’ and the Earth: A 2014 review of science at BU

“Eureka!” might serve as a proper summary for Boston University’s scientific community in 2014. But given [...]

Harvard University students Mazin Elfakhani and Hikari Senju have developed a tutoring app called Quickhelp for students and Quickteach for tutors that allows students to request help in any subject and helps to replace tutoring scheduling systems of universities. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tutoring apps offer quick, inexpensive resource for students

In this day and age, smartphones are capable of summoning a ride home, a delivery of [...]