Kappa Sigma Fraternity was suspended Feb. 6 for promoting a party using questionable advertising materials without Boston University’s approval. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU suspends Kappa Sigma fraternity for questionable party promotion

Boston University officials suspended the Kappa Sigma fraternity on Feb. 6 after receiving information about a “blackout […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
A study published Friday by the New Delphi Project from the University of Southern California found a decrease in tenure and tenure-track faculty and an increase in adjunct and temporary faculty. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Non-tenure faculty on the increase, study shows

Postsecondary institutions are increasingly hiring more non-tenure, part-time faculty and fewer tenure and tenure-track faculty, according to […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News

Campus Crime logs: Feb. 19 – Feb. 25

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Daryl Carr, a graduate student in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, was found dead Saturday night beneath the Boston University Bridge. PHOTO COURTESY OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Sociology Ph.D. student dies, remembered as a ‘promising scholar’

Boston University doctoral student Daryl Carr was found dead Saturday morning on the Charles River beneath […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News, Obituaries
Boston University researchers found that astronomical jets driven by the sun control the heliosphere, which could affect space travel. PHOTO FROM WIKIMEDIA

BU researcher proposes new view of heliosphere

Researchers from Boston University and the University of Maryland published a study Thursday that offers an alternative […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
College graduates are more likely to get jobs than high school graduates, but unemployment varies by major, according to a study published Thursday by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Job prospects high for college graduates, but salaries vary by major

Recent college graduates fare better than high school graduates in getting jobs, but unemployment rates vary […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
(From left) Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and Professor Shea Cronin speak at the Initiative on Cities Urban Seminar Series “Policing the City” Monday, moderated by Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Initiative on Cities seminar addresses urban policing, practices

With a critical public eye on police departments following the summer’s occurrences of police-civilian violence in […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Eunju Kim and Gwangsung Jung answer audience questions during “North Korea Information Highway: Driving Changes in North Korea” Monday at Boston University’s School of Education. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

North Korean defectors share escape story, transition into new life

Three North Korean defectors spoke Monday about their escape from the socialist country and their transition […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 2 comments · Campus, News
Angelica Silva (CAS '16), president of Alianza Latina, speaks at a town hall meeting for the Latin American Student Association. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Latin American Students Association seeks group recognition from Students Activities Office

Following declined student group recognition from the Student Involvement Board of the Boston University Student Activities […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Kenneth L. Marcus delivers a keynote address on leading the movement against anti-Semitism at a Sunday conference held in the Boston University’s School of Management. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students, experts fight campus anti-Semitism at summit

Student leaders from area schools and experts from around the United States convened Sunday at Boston […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 3 comments · Campus, News