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A report released Thursday by Lumina Foundation found that there has been progress to increase postsecondary education, but rates are not sufficient enough to meet United States' economic demands in the future. GRAPHIC BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Lumina report addresses college achievement gap, calls for reform

Although more students are earning college degrees, there is still a nationwide achievement gap that leaves […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston University’s Questrom School of Business released "Reimagining Business Education: A World of Ideas,” a study on business education, on Thursday. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Business Education Jam report offers ways to improve business education

Boston University’s Questrom School of Business released findings from its “Business Education Jam” workshop, a global […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
National Grid announced a partnership with Boston University Thursday to help reduce energy use on campus through a three-year Strategic Energy Management Plan. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU partners with National Grid to reduce energy use, cost

Boston University has partnered with National Grid, an international electric and gas company, to cut down […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 3 comments · Campus, News
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced changes to the state’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary program Wednesday, which will license Registered Marijuana Dispensaries similar to the licensing of other healthcare facilities. PHOTO BY O’DEA/WIKIMEDIA

Massachusetts Department of Public Health to revamp medical marijuana dispensary process

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced changes to the Commonwealth’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary program in […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a report Wednesday outlining a plan for improving the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MBTA report finds financial, leadership issues

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a report Wednesday of the findings from a Massachusetts Bay Transportation […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts said Monday it will continue to defend limits on re-detaining immigrants. PHOTO COURTESY OF LUIGI CATERINO VIA FLICKR

ACLU battles laws re-detain, imprison immigrants

The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts will continue to defend limits on re-detaining immigrants already […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Researchers at Boston University published results of a study Monday that tracked road traffic over 33 years and found that increased population density correlates with decreased carbon dioxide emissions. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Researchers find correlation between population density, carbon dioxide emissions

Cities with large population densities may have less carbon emissions per capita compared to suburban areas […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Tufts University announced Tuesday that it will accept and provide need-based financial aid to undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applicants. PHOTO BY WILLA RUSOWICZ-ORAZEM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tufts to accept undocumented immigrant, DACA students

Tufts University agreed Tuesday to accept and provide need-based financial aid to undocumented and Deferred Action […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University Police Department Detective Sgt. Peter Torchio, Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the College of Arts and Sciences Kerry Buglio and Sexual Assault and Response Prevention Director Maureen Mahoney spoke at a panel following a screening of “Hunting Ground” as part of sexual assault awareness week Thursday night. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Documentary, panel addresses sexual assault on college campuses

Boston University’s Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center hosted a screening Thursday of “The Hunting Ground,” […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh filed a request April 2 for a rehearing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about the West Roxbury Lateral Gas Pipeline, which will run along Washington Street and Grove Street. GRAPHIC BY MICHAEL DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

West Roxbury pipeline opposed for public safety, environment

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced a request for a rehearing to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · City, News