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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]