Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Life of [Kerin] Riley on quarter-life crises

The Life of [Kerin] Riley continues her musings on life abroad, turning 21, traveling the Irish countryside and a possible quarter-life crisis impending: A Hard Question “I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to […]

New blog highlights BU expert voices

If you’ve been following BU Now regularly, you might be wondering where all the posts featuring Boston University professors have gone.  As a way to streamline our blogging efforts, BU Public Relations recently launched a sister blog to BU Now called Professor Voices that does just that. In our ongoing efforts to keep the news […]

2011 Class Gift Campaign Challenge

Dean of Students Kenn Elmore has just announced a challenge to the graduating Class of 2011;  if 2,011 members of the graduating class gift the University $2,011 by midnight on May 21, 2011, the night before commencement, he will tux up and jump into the Charles River. Watch this video on YouTube In addition, if […]

BU Quad Bucket List #5: Boston’s Alternative Movie Theaters

By Paul Squire (@pauljsquire) and Monica Castillo (@purplegirl8485), the Quad writers It’s late on a Friday night, and you’ve got a craving for popcorn. You gather up your friends and head to the local multiplex. But just around the corner are other movie theaters, ones you’ve probably never noticed before, stuffed full of the greatest […]

Welcoming the Terriers of 2015: A note from our Dean of Students

Over the weekend, Boston University sent out a round of invitations to the Class of 2015. Our Dean of Students, Kenneth Elmore, has a few words for our new Terriers as they make their final decisions. Invitations Are Out — Hey New Terriers! (Kenn 2.0) More: A Few Favorite Things (Kenn 2.0)

Synchronized Swimming, the ultimate team sport

The decade old Synchronized Swimming Team here at BU practices six hours in the FitRec Pool and three hours on dry land per week and yet competes against Division I Varsity Level Programs from schools around the country. You can see team members in action at their end-of-season show on Tuesday, April 5, at 8:30 […]

Robert Pinsky reading tonight

The Creative Writing Program is hosting famed poet and BU Professor of Poetry Robert Pinsky for a reading from his newest book Selected Poems.  Pinsky was formerly a United States Poet Laureate and has written nineteen books.  The event will take place tonight at 7:30 PM in the Photonics Center (8 Saint Mary’s Street) in […]

Sargent Choice Night Tonight

Dining Services and the Nutrition & Fitness Center are excited to offer Sargent Choice exclusive options at all of the student dining halls tonight beginning at 5:00 PM.  Sargent Choice only holds these nights once per semester – don’t miss out on a chance to try some delicious, healthy dishes!

Students spend spring break week volunteering in Washington, D.C.

BU Today tagged along with a group of ten chaperones, students and coordinators who spent their week off from classes volunteering at two organizations in Washington D.C via the BU Community Service Center Alternative Spring Break program.  In its 24th year, the program coordinated more than 300 students last week to volunteer with 36 organizations […]

Hey Seniors, Check this out

Now that I’m back from Spring Break, I’m faced with a  harsh reality check:  commencement is just around the corner. In fact, exactly 2 months from today we will be filling onto Nickerson Field in those gorgeous red gowns to collect the most important piece of paper we have ever earned. If the very thought […]