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Fordham University, Marquette University and Brown University have rescinded Bill Cosby's honorary degree this week, but Boston University has yet to follow suit. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU rescinds Cosby’s honorary degree

Boston University announced in an email earlier today that the Board of Trustees voted to rescind the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree awarded to Bill Cosby in May 2014. In the email sent to BU community, President Robert Brown said, “The Board’s decision was based on a determination, supported by Mr. Cosby’s sworn deposition testimony, that his treatment of women […]

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The Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering is on track to be fully completed by March, 2017. PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

CILSE construction crews prepare for winter, spring 2017 finish date

Construction for Boston University’s Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering is still on schedule to be completed by March 2017, BU officials said. The center, located at 610 Commonwealth Ave., aims to bring together scientists and engineers from both BU’s Charles River Campus and its Medical Campus. The building will offer research facilities to promote interdisciplinary research combining the […]

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Oct. 6 that Hubway will expand to other locations in Brighton, Dorchester, Roxbury and Charlestown. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Hubway stations to temporarily close, bikers change travel plans for winter

Despite bike-share company Hubway’s plans to expand this winter, the four Hubway stations on the Boston University Charles River Campus and one to be installed on the BU Medical Campus will not operate past Dec. 31. Hubway, the Boston-based bike-sharing system, announced earlier this month that it is expanding its winter operations with over 110 stations in and around Boston open […]

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Campus Crime Logs: Dec. 2-6

Campus Crime Logs: Dec. 2-6

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Dec. 2 to 6. Credit card fraud reported from 906 Beacon St.  A male student reported on Dec. 2 at around 2:39 p.m. that there were unauthorized charges on his credit card. Cell phone stolen from Student Health Services A female employee reported on Dec. 3 at 12:38 […]

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Boston University student government plans to mend the issues that defined this semester and aims to increase their transparency during spring 2016. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DFP FILE PHOTO

SG officials appreciate ongoing debate, look forward to increasing transparency

Shaken by conflicts after the impeachment of two Executive Board members, Boston University Student Government looks forward to increasing communication and transparency with the student body next semester through constitutional reform. During the SG Senate meeting on Nov. 30, SG passed an amended proposal that enables the Constitutional Reform Committee, made up of a coalition of students, to present the […]

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Boston University College of Communication Dean Thomas Fiedler presents the Hugo Shong Reporting on Asia Award to Ali Rezaian, who is accepting the award on behalf of his brother Jason Rezaian. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

COM honors imprisoned journalist with Asia reporting award

The Boston University College of Communication honored The Washington Post’s Tehran Bureau Chief Jason Rezaian, currently imprisoned by Iranian authorities, with the 2015 Hugo Shong Reporting on Asia Award Tuesday. Ali Rezaian accepted the award on behalf of his brother from COM Dean Thomas Fiedler following a luncheon at the BU Castle. Hugo Shong, a BU alumnus and namesake of the […]

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The Chronicle of Higher Education released an updated list Sunday detailing the compensation of college presidents nationwide, which included Boston University President Robert Brown’s earnings of $1,182,534. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Brown, $1 million salary top list of Mass. college presidents

Boston University President Robert Brown is the highest paid university president in the state of Massachusetts and the only president who has a salary of over $1 million, according to a report published Sunday by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The report analyzed the total compensation of 558 chief executives at 497 private, nonprofit colleges in the United States during […]

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Vice President of Internal Affairs Yasmin Gentry speaks Monday night during a Boston University Student Government Senate meeting. PHOTO BY LEXI PLINE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student Government approves new SEC president, garners support for student outreach programs

At a Student Government Senate meeting Monday night, Grace Cusick was unanimously approved as next semester’s president of the Student Election Commission. Members of the Executive Board Cabinet also garnered support for a number of student outreach programs. The SEC serves as a moderator of filed complaints during election periods, administers the voting process and coordinates election-related events, said Cusick, a […]

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Azer Bestavros, professor of computer science at Boston University, speaks Monday morning during the city leadership summit, “Transportation Nudges: Experiments in Improving Urban Mobility.” PHOTO BY MADDIE MALHOTRA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Summit explores way to improve urban mobility

The Boston University Initiative on Cities hosted a summit Monday to address ways that various technologies, policies and low-cost design interventions could improve transportation in Boston. About 100 people attended the summit, “Transportation Nudges: Experiments in Improving Urban Mobility,” at BU’s Photonics Center. The main objective of the event was to “change the conversation around transportation,” said Katharine Lusk, executive […]

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Hanane, of Crispy Crepes Café, pours a crepe for a customer Wednesday afternoon.  PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Crispy Crêpes Café reopening on campus

Crispy Crêpes Café will be reopening on Commonwealth Ave., directly on the Boston University Charles River Campus, according to its website. The restaurant will occupy a space at 714 Commonwealth Ave., beginning in January 2016. While a “for lease” sign is found at the Park Drive location, a new sign announcing the coming arrival of Crispy Crêpes Café can be found […]

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