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Professor Emeritus Andrew Bacevich is offering the Pardee School of Global Studies’ first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, which allows anyone in the world to join and fit the class into his or her individual schedule. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY STANISLAVA LABETSKAYA/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Pardee school launches first MOOC

Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies opened its first Massive Open Online Course […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
A Museum of Fine Arts study found that 78 percent of Boston-area audiences participate in at least one cultural event each month, compared to 69 percent of national audiences. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Bostonians attend more arts events than average, MFA study finds

Boston residents are more likely to attend arts and cultural events than the average American, according […]

by · September 30, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
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