Boston University


The Citgo Sign Is for Sale

Update: Thursday, 3:18 p.m. The Globe reports that the Citgo sign itself is not part of the deal, but the building’s air rights are. A billboard company is […]


You Can See Martin Luther King Jr.’s Briefcase at BU

It’s very worn from all his travels.


Boston University Hockey Player Reportedly Suspended Rest of Year for Gambling

Nick Roberto, a junior forward on Boston University’s men’s ice hockey team, will not return to action this season due to a team-imposed suspension for gambling, College Hockey […]


The NFL May Have Pulled Out of a BU Brain Disease Study

Boston University announced Tuesday that it has been given $16 million to study the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—a condition often linked to sports-related […]


Boston University Finally Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

The board of trustees at Boston University voted last Thursday to revoke the honorary degree it awarded alleged serial rapist Bill Cosby in May 2014—224 […]


Boston’s Already Well-Paid University Heads Got a Raise in 2013

Presidents of private colleges and universities saw a 5.6 percent raise in salary from 2012 to 2013, to a median of $436,000, according to new report from […]


Honorary BU Alum Bill Cosby’s Defamation Case in Worcester Court

A lawsuit claiming that honorary Boston University and Boston College degree recipient Bill Cosby defamed several women after sexually assaulting them is set to return to […]


Boston University Will House Late Mayor Menino’s Official Archives

Almost exactly a year after former mayor Tom Menino’s death, Boston University has been chosen to house his official archives, including both physical and digital […]


A Boston School Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree, and It Wasn’t BU

A university in Greater Boston came to its senses, admitted its mistake, and rescinded the honorary degree it awarded former sitcom dad and alleged serial […]


Boston University: ‘Nothing New to Report’ on Bill Cosby

Exactly 500 days have passed since Boston University bestowed upon Bill Cosby a Doctor of Humane Letters at its 2014 commencement, where President Robert Brown […]


USA Today Ranks Emerson, BU Among Best Journalism Schools in America

USA Today released its ranking of the top 10 journalism schools in America, with two Boston programs topping list. Emerson College took top honors, while Boston University […]


Two More Schools Rescind Honorary BU Alum Bill Cosby’s Degrees

Things just keep getting worse for honorary Boston University alum Bill Cosby. Brown University announced late Monday it would be rescinding the honorary Doctor of Letters it […]

Arts & Entertainment

Boston University to Honor Uzo Aduba at Alumni Event

The awards just keep coming in for Uzo Aduba. The Orange Is the New Black star and Medfield native is coming to Boston this weekend for Boston […]


Hey BU! Fordham University Just Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Fordham University has never rescinded one of its honorary degrees in the school’s 174-year history. In an email to students Thursday, administrators announced they would […]


BU Alum Ryan Whitney Announces Retirement From Professional Hockey

Boston University alum and Scituate native Ryan Whitney has retired from professional hockey at 32, citing health issues. The 6-foot-4 defenseman made the announcement Sunday on Twitter: […]