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STUDY: Spending on scientific research boosts economy

Research at higher education institutions such as Boston University can have tangible economic benefits that impact employment, business and manufacturing across the country, according to a study published April 3. BU Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Gloria Waters said the research funding BU receives can help fuel the economy. “At Boston University we […]

Student Government candidates speak out on complaints, violations

Eighteen complaints of violations of the Boston University Elections Code have been directed at both TrueBU and BU’s Push to Start, two slates competing in the Student Government executive board elections. The complaints filed with the Student Elections Commission leave TrueBU with 551 violation points, which will discount 1.5 days of voting for the slate […]

ENG professor receives award for outstanding teaching, research

Boston University associate professor of biomedical engineering Catherine Klapperich was selected as the inaugural holder of the Dorf-Ebner Distinguished Faculty Fellow award for her extensive and groundbreaking research in the fields of science and engineering. The award is issued once every five years and grants the recipient $100,000 in research or initiative funding over a […]

Average BU full professor compensated $210,700

Boston University full-time professor salaries have increased over the last year at a rate lower than the national average, according to a report published Monday by the American Association of University Professors. Full professors a BU receive an average annual salary of $161,600 and an average of $210,700 in total compensation each year, according to […]

SG slates exchange complaints after polls close Monday

Both Student Government slates have filed a total of 14 complaints to the Student Elections Commission since Sunday with regards to the Student Government Executive Board Elections. This results in a total of 551 violation points incurred by TrueBU while BU’s Push to Start has not incurred any violation points. In the most damaging complaint […]