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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 […]

BU’s Tanglewood Institute to continue for at least 3 more years

The Boston University Tanglewood Institute, a summer youth satellite program run by the College of Fine Arts, has been granted a three-year reprieve after much deliberation by BU officials. BU Provost Jean Morrison said BUTI has been operating at a loss for the last several years. Officials have decided to keep the program based on […]

BU SSW to establish center for healthcare initiatives

With a generous $12.5 million gift from an anonymous donor, Boston University’s School of Social Work will open the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, officials announced Friday. The CISWH, which will be located on the BU Medical Campus, will combine the disciplines of social work and medicine in order to gain an […]