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Student freedom varies when studying abroad at different schools

The following article is the first in a two-part series about safety for students studying abroad.  While speculation surrounds the driving and safety circumstances of the crash in New Zealand that killed three Boston University students, an investigation into other schools’ study abroad safety policies reveals students’ independence varies when studying internationally. Aside from natural causes, motor vehicle accidents are […]

CAS sophomore Roch Jauberty remembered as true friend, excellent student

CAS sophomore Roch Jauberty remembered as true friend, excellent student

This is the third in a series of obituaries on the three Boston University students killed in a tragic car accident while studying abroad in New Zealand. College of Arts and Sciences sophomore Dylan Turk saw Roch Jauberty not only as a basketball buddy and a roommate, but as a brother. “There were no barriers with Roch,” Turk said in […]

Student injured in crash in critical condition

This story has been updated at 2:00 p.m., May 16, 2012. Boston University junior Margaret “Meg” Theriault remains in critical condition as of Tuesday afternoon New Zealand time, according to hospital officials. Theriault is in a medically induced coma following brain surgery Saturday, said Terri Killam, Theriault’s aunt. “She had brain surgery and they stabilized her from that and put […]

Daniela Lekhno remembered by friends, professors

Daniela Lekhno remembered by friends, professors

This is the first in a series of obituaries on the three Boston University students killed in a tragic car accident while studying abroad in New Zealand. Friends and professors of Daniela Lekhno said they could not find enough words to describe the Boston University junior who was a great friend, student and writer. Lekhno died in the tragic car […]

Vigil attendees remember BU students killed in New Zealand

Vigil attendees remember BU students killed in New Zealand

College of Arts and Sciences junior Tori Pinheiro said the first time she met Austin Brashears, one of the victims of a car crash in New Zealand, he told her the scar on his face was from a shark bite, although she later learned it was from a surfboard hit to the face. “That pretty much sums up Austin, he’s […]

Three BU students killed, five injured in car accident while studying abroad in New Zealand

Three Boston University students were killed and five students injured on May 12 at 7:30 a.m. New Zealand Time in an accident where a vehicle swerved off the road, officials said. BU spokesman Colin Riley said one student was “seriously injured,” three students were killed and the remaining students were “less seriously injured” in the accident, citing information BU received […]

Violin prof. Roman Totenberg dies at 101, leaves behind legacy of devotion

Many knew Roman Totenberg as a renowned violinist, others as a mentor. Totenberg, a College of Fine Arts professor emeritus, died Tuesday morning at age 101 after suffering kidney failure. Jill, one of Totenberg’s three daughters, said she recalls him enjoying a glass of vodka on one of his final days. “He was not eating or drinking anything, and I […]

Boston, Indian community holds vigil to remember GSM student

Boston, Indian community holds vigil to remember GSM student

Boston University students, members of the Indian community and friends of Kanagala Seshadri Rao held candles as they listened to speakers and friends offer prayers for him and his family. “May the light bring an end to pointless crimes,” said Amrit Soni, president of the India Association of Greater Boston who organized the candlelight vigil for Rao Sunday evening in […]

Brazil’s president heads to Harvard after State House visit

After “decades and decades” amid financial and social uncertainty, Brazil has emerged as a leader in the Western hemisphere, said President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff in an address at Harvard University Tuesday night. In the address, which was given in Portuguese, Brazil’s first female president outlined the changes her country has undergone over the past decade, mentioning that the country’s […]

Study Abroad, COM to send 15 students to London to cover Olympics

Boston University College of Communication journalism students can go for the gold with a new study abroad program called “Covering the Olympics 2012.” This summer, 15 journalism students from the College of Communication will have the opportunity to cover the 2012 London Olympic Games as part of a the study abroad program, which closes applications on Tuesday. Program Coordinator Susan […]

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