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Campus Crime logs: Feb. 19 – Feb. 25

The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25. […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Daryl Carr, a graduate student in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, was found dead Saturday night beneath the Boston University Bridge. PHOTO COURTESY OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Sociology Ph.D. student dies, remembered as a ‘promising scholar’

Boston University doctoral student Daryl Carr was found dead Saturday morning on the Charles River beneath […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News, Obituaries
Hundreds of Boston residents attended the second Boston Olympics Community Meeting in South Boston Tuesday night. PHOTO BY OLEG TEPLYUK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hundreds gather at second Boston Olympics community meeting

Approximately 300 members of the Greater Boston community convened Tuesday at South Boston’s James Condon Elementary School […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks at a meeting Feb. 5. Walsh received a Commonwealth Award Tuesday in the Leadership category for prioritizing arts and culture in the city. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh honored with Commonwealth Award for the arts

In recognition of his promotion of the arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council honored Boston Mayor Martin […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University researchers found that astronomical jets driven by the sun control the heliosphere, which could affect space travel. PHOTO FROM WIKIMEDIA

BU researcher proposes new view of heliosphere

Researchers from Boston University and the University of Maryland published a study Thursday that offers an alternative […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
College graduates are more likely to get jobs than high school graduates, but unemployment varies by major, according to a study published Thursday by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Job prospects high for college graduates, but salaries vary by major

Recent college graduates fare better than high school graduates in getting jobs, but unemployment rates vary […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 1 comment · Campus, News
(From left) Rev. Jeffrey Brown, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and Professor Shea Cronin speak at the Initiative on Cities Urban Seminar Series “Policing the City” Monday, moderated by Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Initiative on Cities seminar addresses urban policing, practices

With a critical public eye on police departments following the summer’s occurrences of police-civilian violence in […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Eunju Kim and Gwangsung Jung answer audience questions during “North Korea Information Highway: Driving Changes in North Korea” Monday at Boston University’s School of Education. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

North Korean defectors share escape story, transition into new life

Three North Korean defectors spoke Monday about their escape from the socialist country and their transition […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 2 comments · Campus, News
The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District installed pedestrian wayfinding pillars along Winter and Summer streets as part of an initiative to make the area easier to navigate. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Wayfinding kiosks installed in Downtown Crossing to guide pedestrians

In a collaboration between the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District, the Boston Redevelopment Authority and two […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 1 comment · City, News
Hainan, China’s largest private airline, announced Wednesday that it will launch three nonstop flights weekly between Boston and Shanghai. PHOTO BY RENE EHRHARDT/FLICKR

Hainan Airlines adds non-stop flight from Boston to Shanghai

Hainan Airlines, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Port Authority announced Wednesday the addition of […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News