House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra speaks to Boston University students at a Students for Hillary event at Pavement Coffee House on Monday. PHOTO  BY JAKE FRIEDLAND/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston students meet with Congressman, talk Millennials’ involvement in 2016 campaign

Approximately 15 Boston students got the chance on Monday to talk with U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra, chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, about how students can take part in the 2016 presidential campaign season at the Students for Hillary Grassroots Organizing Meeting at Pavement Coffee House on Boston University’s Charles River Campus. Becerra, a member of the United States House […]

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A Boston University study released Thursday found that almost one-third of pregnant women have been told by their maternity care providers that their babies may be large, which sometimes leads to interventions in the pregnancy. PHOTO COURTESY PIXABAY

Pregnant women often misinformed about fetal size, BU study finds

Three researchers at Boston University’s School of Public Health published a study Thursday that found that pregnant women’s perception of fetal size may erroneously influence how they choose to give birth. The professors, Eugene DeClercq, Ronald Iverson and Candice Belanoff, together with Erica Cheng from Harvard Medical School and Naomi Stotland from the University of California, San Francisco, found that only […]

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Boston University announced Wednesday that the school will be severing ties with the Huntington Theater Company after 33 years of partnership. PHOTO BY JOHNNY LIU/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

CFA transitioning to less extensive facilities after split from Huntington Theatre

Boston University’s School of Theatre, part of the College of Fine Arts, reaffirmed on Friday its decision to sell the BU Theatre and its two connected buildings after the end of the partnership between BU and the Huntington Theatre Company, the two announced Wednesday. According to a joint press release issued Wednesday by BU and Huntington, the company “needs a […]

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Boston University jumped five spots in the U.S. News and World Report's Best Global Universities Rankings released Tuesday. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Officials attribute research, cultural programs to jump in global rank

Boston University has been ranked the 32nd best global university by U.S. News and World Report, the publication announced Tuesday. BU’s rank climbed five places from 37th, its ranking in U.S. News’ first annual report last year. BU received a global score of 74.7 out of 100, based on a calculating method by Thomson Reuters’ InCites research tool, a press release […]

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The Community College of Philadelphia was put into lockdown Tuesday after police reported that a man threatened a student with a gun and ran into a campus building. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Following college shootings, BU students worried about safety, trust BUPD

In the wake of recent shootings at and violent threats to college campuses around the nation, several students said they nonetheless still feel safe on Boston University’s Charles River Campus. And while threats of such nature have not occurred recently at BU, students said they can’t fully fathom the idea of an active shooter on campus. Within the past week, […]

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Campus Crime Logs: Oct. 1- Oct. 4

Campus Crime Logs: Oct. 1- Oct. 4

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Oct. 1 to 4. Bicycle stolen from 775 Commonwealth Ave. A male student reported Oct. 1 that his bike was stolen from 775 Commonwealth Ave., the George Sherman Union, at 5:00 p.m. The thief had cut the cable lock to retrieve the bike. Money stolen from student dorm […]

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Stacey Tyrell, a photo-based artist, presents before the "Race, Identity & Art: A Forum for Student Art & Dialogue" opening reception in the Howard Thurman Center Wednesday night. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Artists, community explore race, identity at new exhibit

Photo-based artist Stacey Tyrell presented many of her most personal photographs on Wednesday evening at Boston University’s Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, exploring the topics of race and identity. Approximately 50 people from both the BU community and the Boston area at large came together to listen to Tyrell speak and to see the exhibit, called “Race, Identity & […]

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The Wingate Residences has announced a partnership with the Boston University School of Medicine and its Alzheimer's Disease and CTE centers on Monday. PHOTO BY KYRA LOUIE/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU partners with senior living community for Alzheimer’s research

Boston University School of Medicine’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center and CTE Center announced Monday a partnership with senior living community Wingate Residences, using a new location at Wingate for research testing on one of the ADC’s ongoing studies. The study, called Health Outreach Program for the Elderly (HOPE) Study, is a long-term project designed to monitor the correlation between memory and […]

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BU to end partnership with Huntington Theatre Company

Boston University and the Huntington Theatre Company announced Wednesday the end of their 33-year partnership, moving to put the theater on the open market and relocate the university’s production, design and black box facilities to the Charles River Campus. “BU and the Huntington both have needs that the partnership can no longer meet,” the joint press release stated. “The Huntington needs a more modern […]

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An Inside Higher Ed and Gallup Poll titled "Pressure from All Sides: The 2015 Survey of Admissions Directors"  released Thursday revealed the inside pressure of working in college admissions. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DFP FILE PHOTO

Study: Many admissions directors feel pressure to meet goals

Inside Higher Ed and Gallup released the results of a joint report Thursday that reveal the pressures and controversies within college admissions, emphasizing the differences in practices between public and private institutions as well as how admissions practices can affect the choice of students interested in applying. The report, although conducted every year, was adapted this year to raise new […]

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