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$10 million endowment creates non-profit internship program

$10 million endowment creates non-profit internship program

Following a $10 million donation from Yawkey Foundations to create a non-profit internship program at Boston University, […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Charlie Klee speaks at a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, where the Boston Redevelopment Authority approved construction of the Boston University Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering. PHOTO BY ADRIAN BAKER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston City Council approves construction of 9-story BU life sciences building

Following several testimonies from supporters of Boston University’s Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering, the […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston City Council approved health and safety measures Wednesday for NCAA athletes who play in the city, making Boston the first city with safety laws for college athletes. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New ordinance imposes safety measures on college athletics

Boston City Council approved a citywide ordinance Wednesday that will impose stricter regulations on college athletes, […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Attendees pay tribute to homicide victims at the Garden of Peace memorial Thursday. PHOTO BY JAIME BENNIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Garden of Peace memorializes homicide victims

More than 100 people gathered to memorialize the lives of homicide victims Thursday at the Garden […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Christopher Moore has been appointed as the new dean of Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. COURTESY BOCHICCHIO PHOTOGRAPHY

BU appoints new dean of Sargent College

Boston University appointed U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs official Christopher Moore as the new dean of […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino responds to a question from Kathryn Devaney (GMS '16) during "Pizza and Politics: A Conversation with Mayor Menino" Wednesday afternoon. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Former Mayor Menino connects with BU students, encourages political engagement

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino spoke to more than 30 Boston University students Wednesday about issues […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to vote on four ballot questions this November. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Environmental, labor, gas, gambling initiatives fill Nov. 4 ballot

With the general election fast approaching on Nov. 4, Massachusetts residents will vote for a new […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University student and founder of Unitiques Alex Shadrow  (COM ’15). PHOTO BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student launches online marketplace, grows site with community outreach

As music pulsed through Boston University’s Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism on Sunday, students eyed […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News

Mayor Walsh introduces composting pilot program to reduce greenhouse emissions

As a facet of the City of Boston’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
The first six weeks of the semester, known as the “red zone,” mark the portion of time that university students are at the highest risk for sexual assault. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU, Boston crisis centers address sexual assault concerns during “red zone”

After a night of celebrating with friends, Sarah Brattain, a senior in the College of Arts & […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News