In light of recent sexual assault allegations against actor Bill Cosby, Boston University officials will consider whether it they will rescind his honorary degree, which he received from the university May 2014. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU contemplates action amidst Bill Cosby sexual assault claims

In light of recent sexual assault allegations against actor, comedian and author Bill Cosby, Boston University […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 3 comments · Campus, News
Boston University administration announced plans to introduce online sexual misconduct training through a portal on Blackboard Learn for faculty, staff and students on Friday.  PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU announces sexual misconduct education program for faculty, staff, students

With the U.S. Department of Education’s ongoing investigation of Boston University for mishandling sexual assault complaints, […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Members of the Boston University community sent a letter to BU President Robert Brown expressing concern with the City’s construction plans on Commonwealth Avenue, which would narrow the sidewalks to make more room for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU faculty, students send letter to President Robert Brown about Commonwealth Avenue construction plans

Six members of the Boston University community sent a letter to BU President Robert Brown, expressing […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Students who participate in internships during college are more likely to get a full-time job after graduation, according to a Thursday survey conducted by Gallup and Purdue University. PHOTO VIA FLAZINGO.COM

College internships may lead to better chances of employment after graduation, survey finds

Participating in internships during college can have a significant effect on a student’s ability to land […]

by · November 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Campus, News
A Thursday report by the National Survey of Student Engagement said that college selectivity or competitiveness does not have a large effect on students’ academic experiences. PHOTO VIA COLLEGEDEGREES360

College selectivity does not correlate with academic experience, study finds

Students can have a strong academic experience at their college or university despite the selectivity ranking […]

by · November 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Bethany Saul, a May 2014 graduate from the College of Arts and Sciences, is hoping to make it to the weekend of Rhodes Scholarship interviews. PHOTO COURTESY OF BETHANY SAUL

Weather impedes recent grad’s Rhodes Scholarship interview plans

Boston University 2014 graduate Bethany Saul might be unable to get to New York on time […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Research released Monday by the Institute of International Education suggests that the number of students studying in foreign countries is at an all-time high. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Record highs for international student enrollment, study abroad

The number of international students in the United States and American students studying abroad is at […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A Tuesday report by the National Student Clearinghouse examined the effects of the 2008 recession on six-year college completion rates and found a decline in the percent of students completing degrees started in 2008. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Report examines effects of 2008 recession on college completion rates

As a result of the Great Recession of 2008, the national six-year graduation completion rates for […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University students have options of where to go and what to do during Thanksgiving break. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Students have options on, off campus on Thanksgiving Day

With Thanksgiving break right around the corner, Boston University students are returning home to celebrate with […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Cameras were installed along Commonwealth Avenue, Bay State Road and South Campus over the summer by the Boston University Police Department, which continues to enhance safety on campus and looks to increase student awareness of these efforts. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students unaware of cameras installed on campus

Despite efforts by the Boston University Police Department to inform the student body, students are ultimately […]

by and · November 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News