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A study conducted by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni found that many institutions' core curriculums do not meet criteria that the ACTA considers essential to a student’s formative years. The study gave Boston University a “C” grade on its core curriculum. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Colleges miss mark for strong liberal arts education, study suggests

Because U.S. universities have differing core requirements across their programs, hundreds of students across the country […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University Professor Joe Bergantino was detained by Russian authorities Thursday for lacking a proper visa. PHOTO COURTESY OF BU PHOTOGRAPHY

BU journalism professor detained in Russia to return early

A Boston University journalism professor currently in Russia to teach was detained and released by Russian […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Boston University has implemented a second layer of authentication called Duo Security into its web portal security system, which will ask individuals logging in to confirm their identity via an authentication message on their phone or secured kiosk. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Student Employment Services uses Duo Security service for added protection

The Boston University Student Employment Office announced Tuesday that all student employees and faculty members are […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Millenials are concerned not only about the economy, but also about the cost of education and their future prospects, a Monday survey from Business Wire suggests. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Millennials value education, remain weary of cost

In the midst of concern about the rising cost of higher education in the United States, a […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Jake Yu (CAS '17) protests the lack of mapping for the Ebola virus by not attending classes and raising awareness for better mapping of the virus. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student raises awareness for adequate Ebola mapping in West Africa

In light of Ebola scares such as the one in Boston over the Columbus Day weekend, […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University is experiencing a change in leadership, as several college step down and new deans fill positions. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU sees turnover in college dean leadership

With the announcement of several college deans stepping down and stepping into new positions, many of […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Dental technology company Sirona and the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine announced Friday a mutual agreement enabling GDSM to become the nation’s first all-digital school of dentistry. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University’s School of Dental Medicine announces digital campus

In a partnership with Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., Dean Jeffrey Hutter of Boston University’s Henry M. […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News

Campus Crime Logs Oct. 7 – Oct. 14

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Oct. 7 […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
An increase in bike ridership in Boston has led to an increase in theft and vandalism of bicycles, which may be influenced by improper use of bike locks and poorly made locks. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Rise in bike ridership leads to bike theft, crime

Bike crimes, including thefts and vandalism, have increased on Boston University’s campus and in the city, […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, City, News
Chanda Jones, a part-time custodian at Boston University, discusses her experience working at BU and the lack of job support she feels from the university.  PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University workers march for better job contracts

Boston University workers and union leaders gathered at Marsh Plaza Wednesday to demand stronger, fairer contracts […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News