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A place to ‘build stuff’: Touring Boston University’s EPIC facilities

“Making stuff is cool.” So says Gerry Fine, director of Boston University’s Engineering Product Innovation Center, where Wonka-esque pure imagination meets pragmatic, hands-on experience. The Center, aptly referred to as the EPIC, opened its doors at 750 Commonwealth Ave. in January, and since then, officials and students have been hard at work putting its opportunities to […]

New Balance funding launches BU varsity lacrosse program

Although the Boston University men’s lacrosse team has only played three games in its franchise history, talks of introducing the team to the university began prior to the start of the decade, said Director of Athletics Mike Lynch. “It was a discussion that was going on at the highest levels of the university, probably as […]

The Day of the Locust: Adam Aries immortalized in photography showcase

Though Adam Aries, also known by friends as “Zidney Fiendish,” died suddenly in his sleep three years ago, his memory was kept alive at the Middle East Restaurant in Cambridge. Photographs of Aries hung throughout the venue on Feb. 8, the last night of the exhibit, depicting the last decade of his life in a […]

Any way and every way: BU Triathlon Team prepares for half-marathon

Eat. Sleep. Swim. Run. Bike. Repeat. The common athlete mantra has a few more steps in it for those who choose to be triathletes like Stephanie Lie, the president of the Boston University Triathlon Team. On Tuesday mornings, Lie swims for an hour. Tuesday afternoons she spins (exercising on an indoor bicycle for two hours). Wednesdays she runs. […]

Smaller is better: Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., discover new technique to analyze space dust

“Space dust” might sound like something out of a 1950s-era science fiction novel, but such particles actually may hold some of the greatest secrets of our universe. The problem is that the material is extremely difficult to examine, especially when larger meteorites are more available. In a Feb. 3 study done by researchers at NASA’s […]