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Jordan Carter (CFA ‘17) interacts with the recently installed collaboration video wall at Boston University’s College of Engineering, which highlights ongoing research at the college. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Collaborative video wall installed in College of Engineering

Prysm, Inc., a design and manufacturing company run by two Boston University College of Engineering alumni, […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston City Councils and activist organizations examined the possibility of the City's funding for from fossil fuels at City Hall Monday. PHOTO BY SEKAR KRISNAULI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City Council examines impact of fossil fuel divestment

Boston City Council convened Monday evening at City Hall for a hearing regarding fossil fuel divestment […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
United for Justice with Peace held an anti-war demonstration at Downtown Crossing Saturday to protest the U.S. government’s decision to utilize drones in the Middle East. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Protestors rally for peace in Iraq, Syria

In light of U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent decision to allocate more federal resources toward fighting […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News, Uncategorized
Guest speaker Professor Kathryn Uhrich of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Dean of Math and Physical Sciences at Rutgers University speaks at an event introducing ARROWS to the Boston University community, an umbrella initiative that integrates women in all levels of the STEM community. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

ARROWS initiative launches at BU, sheds light on inequality in STEM fields

About 50 faculty, educators and students gathered Friday night for the launch of ARROWS, an initiative […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Massachusetts ranked 14th in the country for the average amount of student debt per borrower at $28,565, according to a study released Thursday by the Institute for College Access and Success’s Project on Student Debt. PHOTO BY MORGAN GARNETT VIA FLICKR

Recent graduates average $28,400 in student debt, report finds

Massachusetts is ranked 14th in the country for the average amount of student debt per borrower, […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Wednesday his 2014 Climate Action plan for comment by the public. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Walsh releases climate plan for public review

Boston Martin Mayor Walsh released a draft of the 2014 Climate Action Plan Wednesday for public […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
El Al, Israel’s national airline, will commence nonstop flights from Boston to Tel Aviv starting June 28th 2015, which has caused controversy due to the sociopolitical instability in the Middle East. PHOTO COURTESY OF ADRIAN PINGSTONE

Travelers can soon fly direct between Boston and Tel Aviv

El Al, Israel’s national airline, will offer direct flights between Tel Aviv and Boston via Logan […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The Boston University Environmental Student Organization hosted Pricing Carbon in Massachusetts: Proposal to Combat Climate Change Thursday, where panelists were able to answer student questions about the carbon tax. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City leaders, environmental experts evaluate proposed carbon tax

City leaders and environmental experts discussed a proposed carbon tax legislation and its potential benefits for […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Mayor Chris Bollwage of Elizabeth, New Jersey speaks at Mayors Roundtable: A Discussion with Mayors of Leading Coastal Cities at the Boston University School of Management Thursday. PHOTO BY AMELIA WELLS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

City leaders discuss sea level rise, concerns for coastal cities

Launching off a two-day conference about rising sea levels, several city leaders addressed concerns about the […]

by · November 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
Despite an uncertain future, Boston University’s Initiative on Cities will move forward with several projects following Co-Director of the IoC and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino’s passing. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU Initiative on Cities to move forward despite uncertain future

Following the death of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, who was also co-director of Boston University’s […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News