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BU adjunct professors organizing vote to unionize

As part of a national movement to end the alleged injustices of adjunct professors, members of the Boston University adjunct faculty are working to unionize. “The adjunct professors are doing this in order to improve our working conditions and our working conditions translate directly to the learning environment of the students,” said member of the […]

Dept. of Education helps college campuses combat sexual assault

The Office for Civil Rights within the U.S. Department of Education issued a report Tuesday providing guidelines to assess the prevalence of sexual assault on American college campuses, which officials are hoping public and private colleges such as Boston University will implement to prevent discrimination on the basis of sex in their schools, outlawed under […]

Wednesday marks BU’s 1st Giving Day fundraiser

The Boston University Office of Development and Alumni Relations is sponsoring its first Giving Day fundraiser Wednesday to foster cooperative contributions from students, alumni and parents in the BU community. Giving Day is the first fundraising event of its kind implemented at BU as a part of the Campaign for Boston University, the university’s comprehensive fundraising and […]

BU awarded $3 million to establish new cloud software

Boston University has received $3 million in state funding from Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick in addition to support from technology companies to develop the Massachusetts Open Cloud, the first cloud computing software of its kind. “The MOC is conceived as a marketplace where different parties can contribute different assets that can be combined in creative […]

ENG juniors join local student-run venture company

Two Boston University students were appointed Monday to the Dorm Room Fund Boston, a student-run venture company which provides support for young entrepreneurs and developers, to help student leaders at BU and other Boston area schools commercialize their startups and applications. “We’re students that invest in other students,” said College of Engineering junior Kanav Dhir, one of […]