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Massachusetts ranked 14th in the country for the average amount of student debt per borrower at $28,565, according to a study released Thursday by the Institute for College Access and Success’s Project on Student Debt. PHOTO BY MORGAN GARNETT VIA FLICKR

Recent graduates average $28,400 in student debt, report finds

Massachusetts is ranked 14th in the country for the average amount of student debt per borrower, […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Boston University Environmental Student Organization hosted Pricing Carbon in Massachusetts: Proposal to Combat Climate Change Thursday, where panelists were able to answer student questions about the carbon tax. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City leaders, environmental experts evaluate proposed carbon tax

City leaders and environmental experts discussed a proposed carbon tax legislation and its potential benefits for […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Mayor Chris Bollwage of Elizabeth, New Jersey speaks at Mayors Roundtable: A Discussion with Mayors of Leading Coastal Cities at the Boston University School of Management Thursday. PHOTO BY AMELIA WELLS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City leaders discuss sea level rise, concerns for coastal cities

Launching off a two-day conference about rising sea levels, several city leaders addressed concerns about the […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Despite an uncertain future, Boston University’s Initiative on Cities will move forward with several projects following Co-Director of the IoC and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s passing. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Initiative on Cities to move forward despite uncertain future

Following the death of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who was also co-director of Boston University’s […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A survey by the PreparedU Project at Bentley University studied millenials’ perspectives on work to better understand how to support them. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Survey provides insight into how millennials perceive work

As members of the Millennial Generation make their way through college and into the workforce in […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Boston Medical Center plans to build a stem cell repository that is free and open to researchers across the country as a result of a grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DFP FILE PHOTO

Boston Medical Center receive grant to build free lab to research with stem cells

The Center for Regenerative Medicine at Boston Medical Center and Boston University received a $2.7 million […]

by and · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Future teachers might not be prepared for work as a result of easier grading standards and coursework, as suggested by a Wednesday study conducted by the National Council on Teacher Quality. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Teacher candidates face easier grading standards, coursework, study finds

Education majors planning to become teachers might not prepared because of easier grading standards and coursework, […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A Boston University School of Medicine study released Thursday developed a method to identify viruses behind hemorrhagic fevers such as Lassa Virus and Marburg Virus, cousins of Ebola, before they become symptomatic. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Researchers find method to distinguish between hemorrhagic fevers

With global concerns about epidemic and infectious diseases increasing, Boston University School of Medicine researchers have […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A poll released Thursday by Gallup suggests that U.S. business majors are the least likely to receive emotional support during college. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MAE DAVIS

Business majors less likely to receive support from professors, study says

While a recent Gallup poll suggests business majors are less likely to receive mentorship from professors, […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Returns on education endowments averaged at 15.8 percent in 2014, according to a Monday report by the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund Institute. PHOTO VIA 401KCALCULATOR.ORG

Return on college endowments averages at 15.8 percent, report finds

Investment returns on educational endowments, such as the ones at Boston University, averaged 15.8 percent for […]

by · November 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News