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Increase in economic growth favors college graduates in job market

As President Barack Obama announced his prediction for large economic gains in 2014, students graduating from schools such as Boston University could see increases in job opportunities. “The last few years have been quite good for corporate bottom lines and investors,” said Douglas Kriner, a professor of political science at BU’s College of Arts and […]

CAMPUS CRIME LOGS: Jan. 26 – Feb. 2

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Jan. 26 to Feb. 2. Counterfeit bills turned in On Jan. 26 at 2 p.m., a Barnes & Noble at Boston University employee contacted the BUPD after receiving two counterfeit $20 bills at the store, located at 660 Beacon Street. iPhone […]

Lu family allocates spots to BU students in upcoming Boston Marathon

The family of Lu Lingzi, the Boston University graduate student who died in the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings, has offered five spots to members of the BU community to run in their daughter’s honor, officials said. After the Boston Athletic Association gave 15 running numbers to the Lu family, they contacted BU and said they […]

Panel adresses issues faced by women in higher education workforce

Despite gains in higher education, women in the working world still grapple with gender inequity, whether they are trying to negotiate a salary or balancing work and family, female members of Boston University’s faculty said at a panel Thursday. The panel, which was hosted by the BU Women’s Guild at the Photonics Center, drew 100 […]

Race, ethnicity less of a factor in college admissions, study suggests

While college admissions counselors are looking over regular decision applications for the 2014-15 school year, they may not be focusing on an applicant’s race, ethnicity or generational status, according to a survey released Thursday. The 11th annual “State of College Admission” report, conducted by researchers from the National Association for College Admission Counseling, states that […]