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Panel addresses sustainability in business initiatives

As concern for the environment is brought to light following Earth Day, a panel of professionals advised Boston University students about environmental awareness in business Wednesday. “We wanted to bring in professionals to get a career aspect for students and also to provide information for them on what to do with their own careers,” said […]

COM considers cutting CO201 for more specific intro courses

Boston University College of Communication officials are contemplating the creation of specialized required writing courses in lieu of CO201, or Introduction to Communication Writing, that would allow COM students to begin taking classes within their major as early as freshman year. Though all COM students may not be required to enroll in CO201 in the […]

Speaker explains using digital humanities to study Enlightenment

Stanford University professor Dan Edelstein spoke to members of Boston University’s history department Wednesday about how he and his colleagues are modernizing the study of history by using data analysis to better understand the European Enlightenment. BU professors and librarians who attended said they found Edelstein’s methodology useful to their own studies and teaching. “Before […]

Lawsuit filed against welding company after deadly Back Bay blaze

After being found responsible for the Back Bay blaze that resulted in the deaths of two firefighters March 26, D&J Iron Works, the welding company that was working on the premises at the time, is being sued by the owner of the building. The lawsuit was filed in Suffolk Superior Court on April 14 on […]

Patrick establishes restrictions for Zohydro

In order to prevent people from abusing prescription painkiller Zohydro ER, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Tuesday new restrictions would be placed on the monitoring and availability of the drug. The immediate restrictions imposed on the painkiller will establish a Prescription Monitoring Program and will require doctors to complete risk assessments and pain management treatment agreements on […]