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BUIT warns community of Heartbleed bug

After the security bug Heartbleed was discovered on April 7, Boston University’s Information Services and Technology Department sent an email to the BU community Friday warning them of the software defect that could compromise users’ secure information. “Heartbleed is estimated by security experts as potentially infecting up to 60 percent of all web servers online,” […]

US Senator Elizabeth Warren confronts student debt at BU

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed the Boston University community Wednesday as part of the Initiative on Cities Speaker Series to address challenges students face with large loans and college affordability. “Tying students to a lifetime of financial servitude as a condition of getting an education does not reflect our values,” Warren said. “You are working hard and […]

BU community honors Marathon bombing victim Lu Lingzi

The Boston University community gathered in Marsh Chapel Sanctuary Monday night in memoriam of Lu Lingzi, the BU student killed one year ago Tuesday in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. More than 80 people attended the vigil held in Lu’s honor, including her parents, who flew in from China. The service was student-initiated and coordinated by the BU […]

Dean Adil Najam appointed to School of Global Studies

Boston University announced  Monday the appointment of professor of international relations Adil Najam as the inaugural Dean of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, a new division of the College of Arts and Sciences dedicated to exploring international issues. “The goal is to really do something unique, transformational, in how we deal with global issues,” […]

Student Government establishes senate seats for student groups

The Boston University Student Government Senate approved proposals Monday night establishing criteria to allow representation for student organizations as well as creating a grant system to fund student projects. The Diversifying Senate Proposal requires that a student group be recognized by BU and have a membership of at least 2 percent of the student body, or 320 […]