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College graduates account for increases in earnings, study suggests

Earnings growth and employment in the United States have been almost exclusively fueled by individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree, according to a University of Oklahoma study released Friday. “Everyone knows that they earn more by being a college grad, typically,” said Robert Dauffenbach, associate dean of Oklahoma University’s Price College of Business, who […]

Finances top priority for college applicants, study suggests

While a recent study indicates that financial aid is the major concern for college applicants, Boston University students cited other sources of pressure alongside their monetary concerns during the college application process. Alexandros Lotsos, a College of Arts and Sciences sophomore, said finding the time to complete his college supplements was the primary source of […]

SAR researcher receives multimillion dollar grant to develop hearing aid

A Boston University professor was awarded a $2.75 million grant to conduct research on an advanced hearing aid. The grant, which was issued by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, was given to Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences professor of speech, language and hearing sciences Gerald Kidd, according to a […]

BU School of Medicine promotes 6 to full professorship

Six Boston University School of Medicine faculty members have been promoted to full professorship in recognition of their classroom leadership and laboratory research. BUSM Dean and Medical Campus Provost Karen Antman attributed the promotion of all six faculty members to their exceptional reputations and prolific careers, citing the path to promotion as a difficult one […]

For gender-neutral housing, years of effort bring immense rewards

For years, the Boston University student body has been collaborating with Student Government, the Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism and other groups to advocate for gender-neutral housing on campus. The process had its ups and downs, its charges forward and its surprising snags, but now, for the first time during a spring housing selection, […]