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In fiscal year 2014, Boston University’s endowment grew to over $1.5 billion, and the university received a 16.7 percent return on investment, 4 percent of which will be reinvested. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU pulls in 16.7 percent return on endowment

Boston University garnered a 16.7 percent return on their over $1.5 billion endowment for the 2014 […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A report done by the University of California - Berkeley found that course evaluations for professors are not as effective as was previously thought. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Course evaluations ineffective, misused, report finds

Student course evaluations, which can shape a professor’s yearly earnings and track for tenure at Boston […]

by · October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Boston University Rocket Propulsion Group plans to create one of the first amateur rockets to reach space, breaking several world records in the process. PHOTOS BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU group to send world’s first student rocket space-bound

The Boston University Rocket Propulsion Group is preparing to launch a 1,100-pound, 30-foot rocket into space […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News

BU launches online courses, slates 5 to debut by 2015

Boston University rolled out two Massive Open Online Courses in September and will offer three additional […]

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CAMPUS CRIME LOGS: Sept. 22 to Sept. 25

Jaime Bennis The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Boston University School of Education received a grant for $1 million over three years for the intention of working with Massachusetts policymakers to study how young people can be better prepared for college and a career. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SED researchers continue program to tackle college, career readiness

Researchers at Boston University’s School of Education are working on their partnership with city innovation experts […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Danielle McFeah (CAS '16) holds a candle at the Interfaith Peace Vigil for the Middle East at Marsh Plaza Monday, where students from various faith groups came together to pray for peace, mourn loss and stand as a symbol of unity and compassion for the violence in Gaza and Israel. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Interfaith vigil mourns lives lost in Gaza conflict

About 50 students gathered at an interfaith vigil held at Marsh Plaza on Monday to commemorate […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Professor Emeritus Andrew Bacevich is offering the Pardee School of Global Studies’ first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, which allows anyone in the world to join and fit the class into his or her individual schedule. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY STANISLAVA LABETSKAYA/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Pardee school launches first MOOC

Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies opened its first Massive Open Online Course […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
College of General Studies Dean Natalie McKnight was formally announced as dean in July. PHOTO COURTESY OF NATALIE MCKNIGHT

BU announces new dean of CGS

Natalie McKnight has been appointed dean of Boston University’s College of General Studies after serving as […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University journalism professor Mitchell Zuckoff’s book, “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY OF MITCHELL ZUCKOFF

BU professor publishes New York Times’ top bestseller

Released on September 9, Boston University professor Mitchell Zuckoff’s exclusive account of the terrorist attack in […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News