The Boston University School of Education received a grant for $1 million over three years for the intention of working with Massachusetts policymakers to study how young people can be better prepared for college and a career. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SED researchers continue program to tackle college, career readiness

Researchers at Boston University’s School of Education are working on their partnership with city innovation experts […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Danielle McFeah (CAS '16) holds a candle at the Interfaith Peace Vigil for the Middle East at Marsh Plaza Monday, where students from various faith groups came together to pray for peace, mourn loss and stand as a symbol of unity and compassion for the violence in Gaza and Israel. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Interfaith vigil mourns lives lost in Gaza conflict

About 50 students gathered at an interfaith vigil held at Marsh Plaza on Monday to commemorate […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Professor Emeritus Andrew Bacevich is offering the Pardee School of Global Studies’ first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, which allows anyone in the world to join and fit the class into his or her individual schedule. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY STANISLAVA LABETSKAYA/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Pardee school launches first MOOC

Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies opened its first Massive Open Online Course […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
College of General Studies Dean Natalie McKnight was formally announced as dean in July. PHOTO COURTESY OF NATALIE MCKNIGHT

BU announces new dean of CGS

Natalie McKnight has been appointed dean of Boston University’s College of General Studies after serving as […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University journalism professor Mitchell Zuckoff’s book, “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY OF MITCHELL ZUCKOFF

BU professor publishes New York Times’ top bestseller

Released on September 9, Boston University professor Mitchell Zuckoff’s exclusive account of the terrorist attack in […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Boston University Police Department will soon begin carrying Narcan, a heroin overdose antidote. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUPD to carry heroin overdose antidote

In an attempt to address opioid drug use in the city, the Boston University Police Department […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
U.S. President Barack Obama, Generation Progress and the Office of Women’s Health have partnered to launch a sexual assault campaign urging people to discourage and report cases of sexual assault. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Obama launches sexual assault prevention campaign

President Barack Obama announced the creation of the “It’s On Us” campaign on Friday, a drive […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Robert Pinsky recites from his new book, Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters, during a discussion at the Boston University Barnes and Noble Wednesday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Robert Pinsky hosts panel to discuss new anthology, master poets

Poet Robert Pinsky and a panel of members of Boston University’s Master of Fine Arts program […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has served as co-director at the Initiative on Cities at Boston University for the last eight months. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Former Mayor Menino discusses position at BU, battling cancer

After 21 years in office, former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino accepted a position at Boston University […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Rhonda Rider of the Triple Helix Trio and Hye Min Choi (CFA 1st Year Artist Diploma) practice Wednesday for Thursday’s Music For Food concert at the Tsai Performance Center at Boston University’s College of Arts and Sciences. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Tsai benefit concert donates proceeds to hunger relief

Music for Food, a service based performance organization, is hosting a benefit concert Thursday night in […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News