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BUMC hosts concert for Marathon anniversary

More than 100 people attended a musical performance at the Boston University Medical Center Tuesday in memoriam of the anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. The performance, titled “BU Medical Campus Flash Mob: Healing Boston with Music,” featured a 50-member orchestra including members of the Boston Accompanietta as well as the BU Symphonic Chorus and other […]

Female leaders to gather at EFLI festival

The Eileen Fisher Leadership Institute is holding the Women and Leadership Festival at Boston University on April 22 and 23, a series of interactive workshops and discussions promoting women’s leadership through self-empowerment, collaboration and activism. “We would love to engage with the community and then learn a lot from what’s going on at BU’s campus in […]

BUIT warns community of Heartbleed bug

After the security bug Heartbleed was discovered on April 7, Boston University’s Information Services and Technology Department sent an email to the BU community Friday warning them of the software defect that could compromise users’ secure information. “Heartbleed is estimated by security experts as potentially infecting up to 60 percent of all web servers online,” […]

US Senator Elizabeth Warren confronts student debt at BU

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed the Boston University community Wednesday as part of the Initiative on Cities Speaker Series to address challenges students face with large loans and college affordability. “Tying students to a lifetime of financial servitude as a condition of getting an education does not reflect our values,” Warren said. “You are working hard and […]

BU community honors Marathon bombing victim Lu Lingzi

The Boston University community gathered in Marsh Chapel Sanctuary Monday night in memoriam of Lu Lingzi, the BU student killed one year ago Tuesday in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. More than 80 people attended the vigil held in Lu’s honor, including her parents, who flew in from China. The service was student-initiated and coordinated by the BU […]