Ari Betof will serve as the new head of Boston University Academy, a private high school operated by Boston University. PHOTO COURTESY OF ARI BETOF

BU appoints new head of BU Academy

After a rigorous nationwide search, Boston University appointed Dr. Ari Betof as the Head of School […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University adjunct professor Maureen Sullivan symbolically offers her dinner to BU President Robert Brown during a BU workers march in October. The National Labor Relations Board set a January date for BU adjunct professors to vote on whether they will unionize and be represented by the Service Employees International Union. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/DFP FILE PHOTO

Adjunct faculty, University administration differ on unionization push

In an ongoing effort to address concerns about the treatment of part-time faculty on college campuses, […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Mim Eiben (CAS and SMG ‘18) proposes printing flyers for off-campus students to inform them of their rights as tenants at a Boston University Student Government meeting at the Photonics Center Monday. PHOTO BY STANISLAVA LABETSKAYA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SG addresses safety concerns off-, on-campus students

The Boston University Student Government addressed safety concerns for off- and on-campus students at a meeting […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Boston University law professors addressed problems and solutions surrounding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in the first International Peace and Security Panel, hosted by the International Law Society, National Security Law Society and the BU Human Rights Campaign at the Sumner M. Redstone Building Monday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

First annual international peace and national security panel addresses current issues

About 45 students and professors gathered Monday in the Boston University School of Law for the […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Jordan Carter (CFA ‘17) interacts with the recently installed collaboration video wall at Boston University’s College of Engineering, which highlights ongoing research at the college. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Collaborative video wall installed in College of Engineering

Prysm, Inc., a design and manufacturing company run by two Boston University College of Engineering alumni, […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Guest speaker Professor Kathryn Uhrich of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Dean of Math and Physical Sciences at Rutgers University speaks at an event introducing ARROWS to the Boston University community, an umbrella initiative that integrates women in all levels of the STEM community. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

ARROWS initiative launches at BU, sheds light on inequality in STEM fields

About 50 faculty, educators and students gathered Friday night for the launch of ARROWS, an initiative […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts ranked 14th in the country for the average amount of student debt per borrower at $28,565, according to a study released Thursday by the Institute for College Access and Success’s Project on Student Debt. PHOTO BY MORGAN GARNETT VIA FLICKR

Recent graduates average $28,400 in student debt, report finds

Massachusetts is ranked 14th in the country for the average amount of student debt per borrower, […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Boston University Environmental Student Organization hosted Pricing Carbon in Massachusetts: Proposal to Combat Climate Change Thursday, where panelists were able to answer student questions about the carbon tax. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City leaders, environmental experts evaluate proposed carbon tax

City leaders and environmental experts discussed a proposed carbon tax legislation and its potential benefits for […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 2 comments · Campus, News
Mayor Chris Bollwage of Elizabeth, New Jersey speaks at Mayors Roundtable: A Discussion with Mayors of Leading Coastal Cities at the Boston University School of Management Thursday. PHOTO BY AMELIA WELLS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City leaders discuss sea level rise, concerns for coastal cities

Launching off a two-day conference about rising sea levels, several city leaders addressed concerns about the […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Despite an uncertain future, Boston University’s Initiative on Cities will move forward with several projects following Co-Director of the IoC and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s passing. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Initiative on Cities to move forward despite uncertain future

Following the death of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who was also co-director of Boston University’s […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News