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$2.5 million gift creates narrative professorship

The Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation endowed Boston University’s College of Communication with $2.5 million to create a new professorship in narrative studies, the foundation announced Tuesday. “This fits in perfectly with our aspiration to be regarded as a college that puts storytelling at the center of its teaching,” said COM Dean Thomas Fiedler. “That’s […]

Brown announces Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick as commencement speaker

As the Class of 2014 prepares for their last week as undergraduate students at Boston University, BU President Dr. Robert A. Brown announced Friday morning at the senior breakfast that Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will be this year’s commencement speaker. The graduating seniors celebrated their four years at the university at the GSU’s Metcalf Ballroom, […]

BU under Title IX investigation for handling of sexual abuse complaint

Boston University is one of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for allegedly mishandling sexual violence and harassment complaints on campus, the Department of Education announced Thursday. The list, released publicly for the first time, includes schools that the DOE’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating for allegedly violating Title IX legislation, which prohibits discrimination […]

Memorial for deceased CAS student disappears

On the anniversary of Boston University student Binland Lee’s death in an Allston apartment fire last April, friends and family assembled a memorial Monday where the blaze that took her life broke out. When they left to gather a few additional supplies for the remembrance and returned to place them at the scene, more than […]

BU adjunct professors organizing vote to unionize

As part of a national movement to end the alleged injustices of adjunct professors, members of the Boston University adjunct faculty are working to unionize. “The adjunct professors are doing this in order to improve our working conditions and our working conditions translate directly to the learning environment of the students,” said member of the […]