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Ben Thompson, a second-year student in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and a graduate representative for ACSRI, Claire Richer, an undergraduate representative (CAS ’15), and Garrett Moore, an undergraduate representative (ENG ’15) host a town hall meeting about fossil fuel divestment in the Boston University Photonics Center Wednesday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

ACSRI members host town hall meeting about fossil fuel divestment

Three members of the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing of the Boston University Board of […]

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BU community members join thousands in rally for minimum wage raise

BU community members join thousands in rally for minimum wage raise

Boston University students held a rally Tuesday afternoon in Kenmore Square in support of raising the […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Bill McKibben, author of "The End of Nature" and "Eaarth," speaks to attendees of the forum on climate action Tuesday evening at Boston University's Life Science and Engineering Building. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Divest BU hosts speakers advocating for climate change policy reform

Boston University student group Divest BU hosted Bill McKibben, one of the leading activists for environmental […]

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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks to business leaders about women in the workplace and wage equality at the Omni Parker House Tuesday morning. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Wage equality addressed at first Best Practices Conference

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh attended the City’s first Best Practices Conference Tuesday at the Omni Parker […]

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A study published Monday by Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that the time of day a person eats matters more than what they eat in relation to developing diabetes. PHOTO BY STERLING ELY/FLICKR

Meal times linked more to diabetes risk than food choices, study finds

Meal times contribute more to an increased risk of diabetes than do food choices, according to […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
(From left) Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker speaks to Christine Packard, deputy director of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency; Daniel Bennett, secretary of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security; and Kurt Schwartz, undersecretary for Homeland Security and Emergency Management in the EOPSS at Logan International Airport Monday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Obama declares disaster in Commonwealth following harsh winter

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker held a press conference at Logan International Airport following a meeting with […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The National Communication Association released a study Friday that found that the number of faculty positions in communication has increased 1.6 percent in 2013. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Communication jobs on rise compared to 2013, report finds

Communication jobs in academia nationwide have increased 1.6 percent since 2013, according to a Thursday report […]

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill Friday authorizing $200 million in transportation funds. PHOTO BY STUX/PIXABAY

$200 million in extra funding approved for infrastructure repairs

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker approved an additional $200 million in funding for infrastructure contributing to a […]

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A report released Thursday by Lumina Foundation found that there has been progress to increase postsecondary education, but rates are not sufficient enough to meet United States' economic demands in the future. GRAPHIC BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Lumina report addresses college achievement gap, calls for reform

Although more students are earning college degrees, there is still a nationwide achievement gap that leaves […]

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Boston University’s Questrom School of Business released "Reimagining Business Education: A World of Ideas,” a study on business education, on Thursday. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Business Education Jam report offers ways to improve business education

Boston University’s Questrom School of Business released findings from its “Business Education Jam” workshop, a global […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News