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With help from innovators, BU earns recognition as top research university

Boston University is home to many researchers who specialize in subjects ranging from planet formation, such as Dr. Catherine Espaillat, to curing Alzheimer’s disease, such as Max Wallack, junior in the College of Arts and Sciences. These are just two people out of many who research their specialties through BU. This is not surprising seeing […]

Health and beauty: New Renfrew Center treats, empowers Boston women with eating disorders

Just west of Kenmore Square, the Renfrew Center of Massachusetts exudes a positive atmosphere for women struggling with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS). This facility, the 14th Renfrew Center to emerge in the United States, opened this month at 870 Commonwealth Avenue. “We work to […]

Business is Booming: Entrepreneurship Club helps ambitious students turn visions into reality throughout decade

The first day Esteban da Cruz, a School of Management senior, walked into the College of Arts and Sciences classroom that was holding the bi-weekly meeting for the Entrepreneurship Club, he was surprised to see two things: its incredibly small membership and its remarkable potential. He had heard about the club from his friend and fraternity […]

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. […]

Great Boston Couch Race promotes pan-Asian cuisine

While many a lazy Saturday includes laying on the couch, students and spectators made their lounging a little more active with the first ever Great Boston Couch Race, a celebration of pan-Asian cuisine and a rebranding for the House of Tsang brand sauces and oils. Saturday the shops at Prudential Center in Boylston Plaza were transformed into an […]