Academia

Two BU professors receive $1 million grants for hands-on research

Two Boston University professors were awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professorships Monday, garnering HHMI’s five-year, $1 […]

Increases on federal loan interest rates take effect Tuesday

Effective Tuesday, college students taking out loans for the 2014-2015 school year will see an interest […]

HarvardX online courses to include faculty seminars

Seeking to expand educational opportunities to Boston residents, the Harvard Allston Education Portal announced Monday plans to enhance […]

by · April 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Academia, City, News

SED Dean Hardin Coleman to bring experience to Boston School Committee

School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman has been appointed to the Boston School Committee, a position […]

by · June 19, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, City, News

BU to offer MOOCs after joining online course platform edX

Boston University will join online course platform edX to create increased flexible learning options for students […]

by · May 21, 2013 · 1 comment · Academia, Campus, News

Student success linked to motivation, study suggests

While many factors contribute to a student’s capacity for accomplishment, naturally motivated students from higher socioeconomic […]

Profs. say say education, media could combat Islamic stereotypes

In light of news that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings were from predominantly Islamic […]

by · April 25, 2013 · 18 comments · Academia, Campus, News

AP courses not indicative of collegiate success, study suggests

While there might be a correlation between the amount of Advanced Placement courses a student takes […]

by · April 24, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News

Profs. find freshmen unprepared for workload, study suggests

Freshmen entering schools such as Boston University may not be as prepared for college as their […]

by · April 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Academia, Campus, News

Obama’s proposed federal budget slightly increases financial aid

Changes contained in U.S. President Barack Obama’s  proposed 2014 fiscal year budget released April 10 could […]