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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 […]

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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 […]

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A Boston School Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree, and It Wasn’t BU

A university in Greater Boston came to its senses, admitted its mistake, and rescinded the honorary degree it awarded former sitcom dad and alleged serial […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Fordham University Just Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Fordham University has never rescinded one of its honorary degrees in the school’s 174-year history.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 […]

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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: […]

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How Much Do Debt-Strapped Graduates of Boston’s Universities Make?

Somewhere in between the 239th bowl of microwave ramen and the eighth rat darting through the illegal attic apartment in Allston, a college student in […]

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See Where Massachusetts Universities Rank in U.S. News’s Best Colleges List

U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 “Best Colleges” rankings Wednesday, with Massachusetts colleges and universities predictably well-represented. There was little movement within the top 10, […]

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‘Ghost Bike’ Ceremony Honors Cyclist Killed in Back Bay Accident

After Anita Kurmann’s death, her mother came to Boston and tied a ribbon to a pole at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street […]

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BU, Harvard Legends Chris Drury, Angela Ruggiero to Join U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

USA Hockey announced its latest class of Hall of Fame inductees Monday, and this year’s crop has a distinct Massachusetts flair. Boston University forward and 1998 […]

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BU Legend Jim Craig Selling 19 ‘Miracle on Ice’ Items

Thirty-five years after Team USA shocked the world by defeating a heavily favored Soviet squad at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, the man […]


Late Raiders QB Ken Stabler Donated His Brain, Spinal Cord to Boston University

Legendary Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken “The Snake” Stabler, who led the Silver and Black to victory in Super Bowl XI, died of Stage 4 colon […]