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BU graduate named Chief White House Photographer

Boston University alumnus Pete Souza’s photographs grace the walls of the College of Communication, but beginning Jan. 20 his work will line the halls of a far more prestigious building as he assumes the position of Chief White House Photographer.

Wiesel’s foundation loses $15.2 million to Madoff’s alleged scheme

The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, which was founded by Holocaust survivor and Boston University professor Elie Wiesel, lost ‘substantially all of the Foundation’s assets,’ but it will remain in operation, according to a statement posted on the foundation’s website Wednesday.

Expert: state prisons do injustice

It can sometimes be hard to find sympathy for the record-high 25,000 criminals in Massachusetts, but state Correctional Legal Services Executive Director Leslie Walker said there is a dire need for reform in the prison system Monday.

Nationally, college heads earned more

In an effort to maintain funds before the financial crisis hit critical mass, many colleges and universities nationwide tightened their budgets, curtailed campus construction and even laid off employees, but they all stopped short of docking the salaries of their presidents.

Patrick strives to end corruption

Crooked politicians and their money-filled bras and shady backdoor deals may become extinct when an ethics task force proposed by Governor Deval Patrick begins to enforce integrity in Massachusetts.