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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has formed a Neighborhood Innovation District Committee for local entrepreneurs who are dedicated to improving city conditions. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mayor Walsh creates committee to bolster neighborhood innovation

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Friday the creation of the Neighborhood Innovation District Committee, a group […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
College of General Studies Dean Natalie McKnight was formally announced as dean in July. PHOTO COURTESY OF NATALIE MCKNIGHT

BU announces new dean of CGS

Natalie McKnight has been appointed dean of Boston University’s College of General Studies after serving as […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University journalism professor Mitchell Zuckoff’s book, “13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi,” reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY OF MITCHELL ZUCKOFF

BU professor publishes New York Times’ top bestseller

Released on September 9, Boston University professor Mitchell Zuckoff’s exclusive account of the terrorist attack in […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News

Entrepreneur proposes 740-foot Financial District skyscraper

Entrepreneur Steve Belkin, former owner of the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA and Atlanta Thrashers in […]

by · September 29, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston University Police Department will soon begin carrying Narcan, a heroin overdose antidote. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUPD to carry heroin overdose antidote

In an attempt to address opioid drug use in the city, the Boston University Police Department […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
¬The anti-terrorism program initiated by the U.S. Department of Justice is designed to deter residents from joining violent extremist groups. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI

Boston to serve as pilot city for counterterrorism program

The United States Department of Justice selected Boston as one of three cities to serve as […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
William Fick (left) and Timothy Watkins (right) leave John Joseph Moakley courthouse after a pre-trial hearing for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in November 2013. Fick and Watkins, Tsarnaev’s lawyers, left without speaking to the media. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Trial for accused Boston marathon bomber to remain in Boston

The trial for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old former University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth student accused of planting two […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Julie Burros will be the first person in 20 years to fill the position of Chief of Arts and Culture in Boston. PHOTO COURTESY CITY OF BOSTON

Mayor Walsh appoints cabinet-level arts chief

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh appointed the City’s first cabinet-level Chief of Arts and Culture in more […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
U.S. President Barack Obama, Generation Progress and the Office of Women’s Health have partnered to launch a sexual assault campaign urging people to discourage and report cases of sexual assault. GRAPHIC BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Obama launches sexual assault prevention campaign

President Barack Obama announced the creation of the “It’s On Us” campaign on Friday, a drive […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Robert Pinsky recites from his new book, Singing School: Learning to Write (and Read) Poetry by Studying with the Masters, during a discussion at the Boston University Barnes and Noble Wednesday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Robert Pinsky hosts panel to discuss new anthology, master poets

Poet Robert Pinsky and a panel of members of Boston University’s Master of Fine Arts program […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News