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Greenovate Boston hosted an Upcycling Panel Tuesday at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf where panelists Brooke Nash of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Ross Lohr of Project RePAT, Julie Shane of Causes International and Brad McNamara of Freight Farms talked efficient and creative ways to repurpose material goods. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Panel on sustainability discusses upcycling initiatives

Sustainability organization Greenovate Boston held a panel at Atlantic Wharf on Tuesday to talk about upcycling […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston University School of Public Health has appointed Sandro Galea, formerly of Columbia University, as its new dean. He assumes the position on Jan. 1. PHOTO COURTESY SANDRO GALEA

BU appoints new dean of SPH

The Boston University School of Public Health has appointed a new dean who is an accomplished […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Calling Music Festival has been guaranteed to continue at City Hall Plaza through 2017. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Calling cements six upcoming dates at City Hall Plaza

Concertgoers of Boston’s well-known Boston Calling Music Festival can look forward to several more shows, after […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Assistant Professor of International Health at the Center for Global Health and Development Jacob Bor was awarded the Peter Paul Professorship in 2014. PHOTO COURTESY JACOB BOR

Three BU faculty earn annual $40,000 research grants

Three assistant faculty members at Boston University received the Peter Paul Career Development Professorship, garnering more […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line will be expanded by 4.5 miles from Cambridge to Medford and will cost nearly $2 billion. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Green Line extension to cost almost $2 billion

The cost of a 4.5-mile green line train extension from Cambridge to Medford has increased from […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Attendees sing during the Saturday ceremony at Agganis Arena where the Episcopal Dioceses of Massachusetts elected Rev. Alan M. Gates as its new bishop. PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Consecration of state Bishop brings thousands to Agganis

Nearly 4,000 people, including clergy and high-ranking church officials from across the country, gathered at Boston […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Attendees of The Boston Freedom Rally, better known as Hempfest, traditionally smoke marijuana at Boston Common at 4:20PM. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

“Hempfest” freedom rally draws large crowd, little enforcement

Thousands attended the Boston Freedom Rally at Boston Common Saturday and Sunday, a music festival and […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Santander is offering internship opportunities, a study abroad program to Kenya and a seed fund to professors for on campus programs. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Santander Bank to continue partnership with BU, expand student programs

Boston University students will soon have the opportunity to participate in new global programs and on-campus […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News

Tech site offers free Internet domains to college students

Students on Boston campuses are eligible to claim free Internet domains, offered to showcase students’ accomplishments […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 2 comments · City, News
Boston University Student Government President Richa Kaul of the Push to Start ticket speaks to student government members at a meeting in Sept. 2013. PHOTO BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU SG looks to boost transparency, student involvement

Following the election of a new executive board in Spring 2014, Boston University’s undergraduate Student Government […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News