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BU, City of Boston Hold First Joint Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Monday

Newly elected Bay State Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), one of the country’s rising political stars, will keynote a joint University–City of Boston celebration of the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. (GRS’55, Hon.’59) holiday on Monday, January 21. The 90-minute ceremony, which will begin at 1 pm at the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom, is the first […]


With Flu Widespread around the State, BU Holds Student Vaccination Clinic Friday

With Massachusetts and much of the country reporting widespread influenza cases, BU has scheduled an additional campus vaccination clinic for students on Friday, January 25. The clinic will run from 9 am until 3 pm on the FitRec lower-level basketball courts, accessible across the street from 25 Buick Street (signs on Buick will direct students […]


What You Need to Know about the Government Shutdown

With no end in sight to the partial federal government shutdown which began December 22, there are growing questions about which federal agencies are affected and how the shutdown might impact federally funded research at Boston University. “This is a partial government shutdown, so only select government agencies, which do not have a final fiscal […]


BU Today Takes a Break

Friday, December 21, brings the fall 2018 semester to a close. But before everyone heads off for intersession, we want to take a moment to wish all of our readers a happy holiday and a safe and healthy 2019. We’ll resume publishing on Monday, January 14. In the interim, if you have ideas for stories […]


A Look Back at 2018’s Most Memorable Moments

The year began with a government shutdown and drew to a close with the threat of another. In between, the 12 months saw a series of gun massacres across the nation, a continuing immigration crisis that included children forcibly being separated from their parents at the US/Mexico border, and an economy that started out strong […]


The Bold and the Not-So-Beautiful

There’s snow in the air, finals are nearly over, and the city’s aglow in holiday lights—all of which means it’s time for our annual photo gallery featuring members of the BU community decked out in their ugly holiday sweaters. Nearly two dozen students, faculty, and staff volunteered this year. Some wore hand-made sweaters, others received […]


Construction Work May Impact Traffic on Comm Ave in Coming Weeks

TAKEAWAYS: Phase two of Comm Ave Improvement Project closes down for winter Silber Way reduced to one lane for much of January due to construction projects Limited access to alley connecting Silber Way and Granby Street Three construction projects may cause minor traffic and pedestrian issues around the Charles River Campus beginning during the holiday […]


Hungary for Experience in Hospitality

Students who signed up for the School of Hospitality Administration course Hospitality Design last spring thought they would be introduced to “basic principles of facility planning, layout, and design for hotel dining, kitchen, public, and service areas.” And they were. But in an unexpected way—it came with a quick weekend jaunt across the Atlantic for some. […]


BU Boosts Effort to Recruit Low-Income Students

As part of its expanding effort to diversify its student body, Boston University has joined the American Talent Initiative (ATI), an alliance of colleges and universities with a shared commitment to improve opportunities for students from low- and moderate-income households. ATI research shows that each year, more than 50,000 low- and moderate-income community college students […]