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Education

Twelve Massachusetts Schools Named in Paradise Papers

Ah, higher education: a sculptor of young minds, a fertile ground for innovative ideas, and, apparently, an enthusiastic embracer of tax evasion tactics. More than […]

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Arts & Entertainment

Kim Kardashian West Loved this Boston University Graduate Student’s Paper

Kim Kardashian West: Mogul. Mother. Actress. Academic? The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star dipped her toe into higher education Wednesday night in response to […]

News

Boston University, Wheelock Reach Merger Agreement

Boston University and Wheelock College reached a definitive agreement Wednesday to merge on June 1, 2018. In addition to the legal nuts and bolts of BU […]

Wellness

BU Research: It May Be Possible to Diagnose CTE in Living Patients

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine and VA Boston Healthcare System may have found a way to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in living […]

News

A BU Flute Thief Is on the Loose, Police Say

A flute thief roams the streets of Boston, police are warning, after they say a man brazenly snatched a valuable wind instrument from BU’s College of Fine […]

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Wellness

BU Establishes Health and Science Research Center with Massive Donation

The largest gift in Boston University’s history helped establish a brand new facility dedicated to bridging the gap between life sciences, medicine, and engineering. Fueled […]

News

Which Boston Colleges Are the Most Economically Diverse?

A study by the Equality of Opportunity Project released earlier this year showed that in Boston, the college-going 1 percent aren’t all where you might […]

News

Big Papi Got His Honorary Degree from BU

The year after he retired as the renowned slugger for the Red Sox, David Ortiz was recognized by Boston University with an honorary degree on Sunday, May […]

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David Ortiz Is Getting Another Honorary Degree

Big Papi is coming home to Boston, but not to play ball. He’s receiving an honorary degree from Boston University. Announced in BU Today, Ortiz […]

Restaurants

It’s Last Call for the BU Pub

  This is your last chance to raise a pint at the BU Pub—for now. The Boston University Castle, a lavish Tudor Revival mansion built in […]

Restaurants

BU Starbucks Barista Rails Against the Unicorn Frappuccino

This Boston University student has had it with the infernal Unicorn Frappuccino. Jaime Bennis, who works as a barista at the Starbucks inside BU’s Questrom School of […]

News

Deal Reached to Keep Citgo Sign in Kenmore Square for “Decades to Come”

Worry no more—after more than a year of uncertainty, the Citgo sign is staying put in Kenmore Square. Mayor Marty Walsh announced late Wednesday afternoon […]

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Harvard Slips to Third in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Schools Rankings

Despite leading the pack in this year’s medical and business school rankings, Harvard slipped to third in U.S. News & World Report‘s best law schools […]

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Harvard Tops U.S. News & World Report’s Best Business Schools Rankings

Once again, Harvard Business School is top dog. Harvard lead U.S. News & World Report‘s 2018 ranking of the best business schools, tying with the […]

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BU Alumni Help Send Howard Zinn’s Book to Arkansas, Where It Could Be Banned

Just days after an Arkansas lawmaker filed a bill that would ban books written by Boston University professor Howard Zinn from the state’s public schools, BU […]