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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 […]

Student struck by car crossing Commonwealth Avenue near West Campus

A female Boston University student struck by a vehicle on Commonwealth Avenue was transported to a local hospital with a leg injury Wednesday afternoon. The student was hit crossing Commonwealth Avenue at St. Paul Street by a car traveling inbound, said Boston University Police Department Captain Robert Molloy. The driver appeared to have a green […]

CAS alumnus talks politics, religion to students

Boston University alumnus and former White House official Joshua DuBois spoke to more than 60 members of the BU community at the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom Tuesday about the role of religious faith in politics and poverty as well as its impact on college students’ daily lives. DuBois, who graduated from the College of Arts and […]