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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Wednesday that Boston was selected to receive the Rockefeller Grant and joins the 100 Resilient Cities Network, which provides its partner cities with the resources needed to build resilience and strength to the struggles of the 21st century. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DFP FILE PHOTO

Boston receives grant from Rockefeller Foundation to join 100 Resilient Cities Network

Boston will join the 100 Resilient Cities Network (100RC), a project of the Rockefeller Foundation that […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Students who attend college later in life still earn similar incomes as traditional students who attend college immediately after high school, a Gallup, Inc. poll found Thursday. PHOTO BY ALEX PROIMOS/CREATIVE COMMONS

Non-traditional students earnings similar to those of traditional students, survey finds

Non-traditional college graduates who earn their degrees later in life ultimately have similar incomes to those […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Thousands of protesters participated in “die-ins” during the protest. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Thousands gather to protest Garner, Brown decisions

Thousands of protesters gathered at the Boston Common Thursday night in response to Wednesday’s grand jury […]

by and · December 5, 2014 · 2 comments · City, News
Panelists (from right) Robert Margo, Boston University economics professor, Phillipe Copland, BU School of Social Work professor, Carmen Torres, BU School of Education professor, and Katie Swenson of Enterprise Community Partners speak Thursday at Urban Seminar: The Inclusive City. PHOTO BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Initiative on Cities addresses how cities can be inclusive

In an effort to bridge the gap between Boston’s neighborhoods and promote citywide inclusivity, the Boston […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Gloria Waters, vice president and associate provost for research at Boston University, spoke in a meeting Thursday about plans for the Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering, which will be built next to Morse Auditorium at 610 Commonwealth Ave. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Future of Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering lab discussed at townhall meeting

Gloria Waters, vice president and associate provost for research at Boston University, hosted a town hall […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston was chosen as one of 60 cities with ambitious plans to combat climate change by a competition launched by the White House this year. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston recognized as Climate Action Champion

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama named Boston one of 16 communities recognized as Climate […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced the Mayor’s Office of Diversity Wednesday, which aimed to increase diversity across city leadership. PHOTO BY MICHAEL DESOCIO/DFP FILE PHOTO

Walsh announces creation of Office of Diversity

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Wednesday  the formation of the Mayor’s Office of Diversity, which will […]

by and · December 5, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News

Special Advisory Commission advocates for increased salaries for Mass. public officials

After reviewing current compensation of public officials, a Special Advisory Commission suggested Monday that public officials […]

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Ty Allen, 20, of Boston, holds a sign in front of the State House Nov. 25 during a protest against police brutality. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Aftermath of #IndictAmerica, Ferguson: Bostonians remember Michael Brown

  Umoja, a black student union at Boston University, held a candlelight vigil service Tuesday at […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
The Boston University Shuttle increased its late-night and weekend hours this fall semester. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University Shuttle bus to evaluate new services, implement changes

Following the implementation of a series of changes at the beginning of the academic year, the […]

by and · December 4, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News