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Mayor Menino explains his vision for the New Balance World Headquarters at the groundbreaking ceremony for Boston University's New Balance Field in September 2013. PHOTO BY ASHLYN EDWARDS/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU community mourns Thomas Menino, reflects on his contributions

Members of the Boston University community mourned the loss of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Thursday […]

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BU workers and university settle on a tentative agreement

With contracts set to expire Friday at midnight, Boston University workers and the university administration settled […]

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Dr. Maureen Sullivan, an adjunct professor at Boston University, protests for better wages and job contracts with BU workers Oct. 15. PHOTO BY FELICIA GANS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU adjunct faculty files for union election, take steps toward goals

In order to better address concerns and improve teaching conditions, Boston University adjunct faculty announced that […]

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The Massachusetts Department of Education's Vision Project 2014 annual report shows that although Massachusetts shows signs of progress in higher education, many factors are involved in the state becoming a "national leader" in public education. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Report offers solutions to combat graduate workforce decrease

While efforts to raise graduation rates and close the achievement gap have improved, Massachusetts may see […]

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Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino has died Thursday at age 71 due to advanced cancer. He was also the co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Thomas Menino, former Boston mayor, has died at age 71

Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and co-director of the Initiative on Cities at Boston University […]

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In light of cases of stolen information from credit cards, Boston University Police Department advises students to be wary of their purchases. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY AMELIA WELLS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University Police Department sees increase in credit card fraud, theft

Boston University Police Department is aiding U.S. Secret Service investigators with increased reports of stolen credit […]

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Boston University workers gather at the Holiday Inn in Brookline Wednesday to vote on a possible workers’ strike after protesting several times this semester for better wages, job contracts and health care. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU workers union vote on strike authorization

With contracts set to expire on Friday and limited time to settle on an agreement, Boston […]

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Noah Friedman (SMG ‘17) and Santiago Beltran (ENG ‘17) explain the expansion of their app, BU Food, at the BU Buzz Entrepreneurial Lab launch Wednesday. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUzz Lab opens to students, provides space for entrepreneurs

BUzz Lab, a space for entrepreneurs on campus, opened Wednesday night in the same building as […]

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Part time BU employees now eligible for health, dental benefits

Part time BU employees now eligible for health, dental benefits

Boston University Human Resources extended health benefits Friday to half-time employees who previously did not receive […]

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A study by the Boston Redevelopment Authority published Monday suggests that the amount and portion of college-educated Bostonians better indicates economic vitality than the number of people that leave the city after college. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Study finds share of educated population more indicative of economic vitality

The number of college-educated people in Boston is a better indicator of economic vitality rather than the […]

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