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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 million grants for the first time in BU’s history. Professorship recipient David Marchant heads BU’s Antarctic Research Group, which focuses not only on research in the field but education and outreach as well. Marchant, a professor of earth & […]

BU affiliate declares bankruptcy, students to complete programs at COM

After the Center for Digital Imaging Arts, a for-profit school formerly affiliated with Boston University, declared bankruptcy on June 11, BU announced they would issue certificates for 40 students who are still enrolled in the program. Since 2004, BU has issued certificates in digital arts fields including filmmaking, animation and web design to students at […]

Boston University's president Robert Brown speaks to the Class of 2016 at the Matriculation ceremony at Agganis Arena Sunday afternoon. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP STAFF

Orientation 2014

Welcome to Boston University, Class of 2018! The editors here at The Daily Free Press have put together a guide to the university and city with information you should know about now and what to do once you arrive on campus. Click on the images to navigate your way through your Orientation Guide.

BU hires Katy Steding as new women’s basketball coach

Boston University has hired Katy Steding to become the coach of the women’s basketball team, athletic director Mike Lynch announced Friday. “Katy is the absolute right person to lead our women’s basketball program in the Patriot League and we are fortunate to have someone of her class and caliber representing Boston University,” Lynch said in […]

BU grad in serious condition after fall down elevator shaft

Elisabeth Scotland, a 2014 graduate of Boston University’s School of Management, fell down an elevator shaft in Fenway Park Friday night and remains in serious condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, according to a statement from her family released through the hospital. Scotland, 22, of Brigantine, N.J., suffered serious injuries after falling from the […]