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Divestment from oil and fossil fuels could be damaging to university endowments, according to a study commissioned by the Independent Petroleum Association of America. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Divestment from fossil fuels may harm university endowments, study finds

Divestment from fossil fuels could harm university endowments, according to a study published Tuesday by economics […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
A study released Monday in Personality and Individual Differences found that insecure people use Facebook to seek attention. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Insecure people more likely to use Facebook for attention, study finds

Researchers at Union College found that people with attachment anxiety or insecure relationships are more likely […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced a grant Thursday for Brown University to establish the Center on Health Services Training and Research, which will work with Boston University and the University of Pittsburgh to train physical therapist scientists. PHOTO BY DUEKER FEE/FLICKR

BU will contribute to physical therapist training, research

Brown University received a $2.5 million grant from the Foundation for Physical Therapy to establish the […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Austin Kruger (SMG ’16), who will be running for student government president, speaks at a special announcement gathering Sunday afternoon. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM

Team BU slate announces campaign for SG executive board

Four students announced Sunday at an announcement gathering that they will run for positions on the Boston […]

by and · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Students were evacuated from Myles Annex Thursday morning due to generator problems after power failures Wednesday night. PHOTO BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students raise concerns about Myles Standish Hall, Annex building issues

When Annie Geasa returned from work to her dorm at Myles Annex Thursday morning, she was […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A study published February found that emotional health for college freshmen declined in connection with higher academic expectations. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

High goals academic goals, emotional health linked for freshmen, study finds

Emotional health for freshman college students has declined in connection with higher academic expectations, a Wednesday […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
There is a growing divide between students earning bachelor’s degrees depending on family income, according to a report released Tuesday. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Income disparity for college degree completion increases

The gap between high-income and low-income students earning bachelor’s degrees has widened over the last 40 years, […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts adjunct professors gather to vote about unionization at the National Labor Relations Board in Boston Wednesday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU adjunct professors vote to unionize by a 2-to-1 margin

As part of a yearlong campaign that has brought part-time faculty unions to several universities in […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 2 comments · Campus, News
Boston University’s Board of Trustees announced on Monday that they will not divest from firearm manufacturers. PHOTO BY MICHAEL GLASGOW/FLICKR

BU trustees decline proposal to divest from gun manufacturers

Members of the Boston University Board of Trustees and Executive Committee rejected a committee proposal from […]

by and · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Student hospitalizations for alcohol increased from fall 2013 to fall 2014, according to data from Student Health Services. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Alcohol hospitalizations increased from last fall semester

The number of Boston University students hospitalized for alcohol consumption in fall 2014 rose from the […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News