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Boston University President’s Salary Tops Schools in Region

For the third year in a row, a Chronicle of Higher Education analysis revealed Boston University President Robert Brown out-earned every other private college leader in Massachusetts. […]

City Life

The BU Biolab Will Work With the Most Dangerous Microbes on Earth, Finally

Sure, there’s plenty of good reason to be cautious about having a bevy of deadly pathogens in your backyard. And when it comes to Boston University’s plans […]

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Education

Massachusetts Higher Education Leaders Condemn Republican Tax Bill

As the proposed federal tax overhaul makes its way through the Senate, many Massachusetts higher education leaders are united in their view that the Republican […]

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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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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 […]