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Five Takeaways from a Conversation with Lee Pelton

Transformation seldom happens overnight, but when Lee Pelton is at the helm, it sure happens quickly: In the 10 years since he took over as […]

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I Can’t Stop Thinking about the BU Dorm Bat Fiasco

When you show up to a college dorm, there are certain indignities that you accept just come with the territory. You may share a bathroom […]

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Education

How Two Students Are Using Architecture to Build a Better Boston

Can a brewery bring about urban renewal? Upasana Patel might just convince you. When The Boston Architectural College (BAC) graduate student was assigned a design […]

Education

Where Massachusetts Colleges Placed in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Picking a college is tough in a good year, when going off to college at the very least means fully enjoying the undergrad experience in […]

Education

The New Look of Boston’s Higher Education Institutions

Regular COVID-19 tests, online classes, socially distanced dorms—this fall, students, parents, faculty, and administrators will experience college literally like never before. But what will going […]

City Life

BU’s COVID-Era Message to Students This Year: “F*ck It Won’t Cut It”

Unless things change in the next few short weeks, thousands of potentially COVID-infected undergrads are headed to Boston this fall. You can plan all you […]

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City of Spies

Charles Lieber had a brilliant mind. So it was widely assumed, at least among the rarified upper echelons of the scientific community, that there would […]

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A Boston University Student Is Suing the School for a Refund

While local universities are doing their best to finish out the school year from a distance, it’s no secret that virtual classes are a poor […]

City Life

It’s Official: Massachusetts Schools Are Closed for the Year

The past month has been a major adjustment, to say the least, for parents, teachers, and kids, all of whom have had to adapt to […]

Education

The Shop: An Innovation Hub Changing the Face of Middle School Education

Everything changed for education on the morning of March 13. Schools closed, students stayed home, and the entire system became paralyzed due to the Coronavirus. […]

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Sorry, Parents: Boston Schools Will Not Reopen on May 4

Apologies in advance to any parents who were clinging to the faintest hope that Boston schools might reopen by May 4, the date an order […]

Education

How Local Colleges Are Handling Commencement During the Coronavirus Crisis

Boston College: May 18 Status: Indefinite. “At this time, due to COVID-19, a decision has not yet been made regarding the 144th Commencement Exercises.” Boston […]

Education

Is UMass’s Marty Meehan Boston’s New King of Clubs?

It’s Thursday night at the University of Massachusetts Club, and I’m drinking a glass of Cloudy Bay sauvignon blanc by the elevator when I spot […]

Education

The Tragic, Enduring Legacy of Phoebe Prince

Sascha is a 14-year-old ninth grader at Needham High School. She plays volleyball for the freshman team and ballroom dances competitively. She loves history and […]

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Another Promising Student Has Been Kicked Out by Customs in Boston

When word got out that Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein, a Northeastern student from Iran, had been ensnared by immigration authorities at Logan Airport and kept […]