Monthly Archives: April 2011

When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding

When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding is an international conference that will explore the collaboration and tension between journalists and public health workers at times of crisis. The event, featuring a keynote speech by NBC’s Kerry Sanders, will mark the first annual collaboration of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Boston University’s Center for […]

Creative Writing hosts faculty reading tonight

The Creative Writing Program, one of the oldest writing programs in the country, is hosting their annual faculty reading tonight at 6:00 PM in the SMG Auditorium (595 Comm. Ave).  Faculty participating include: Leslie Epstein (Program Director) David Ferry Louise Glück (United States Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner) Allegra Goodman (National Book Award finalist) […]

BU Quad Bucket List #7: Urban Biking Adventures

By Andrea Abi-Karam, the Quad co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Global Day of Service

Each April, the Alumni Association & Community Service Center team up to host and organize the Global Day of Service for BU community members.  In 2010 3,736 GDS volunteers performed 14,971.5 hours of service in 43 cities.  Service sites are set up around the world, providing a cohesive and organized global effort to further the […]

A Taste of BUA tonight at 808

Boston University Academy will hold its 12th annual benefit auction A Taste of BUA at tonight at 6:30 PM. The event will be hosted by NECN’s TV Diner personality Billy Costa and will include both live and silent auctions.  Food samples will be provided by area restaurants including Eastern Standard, Capital Grille, Davio’s, South End […]

Join Jerry Remy’s on campus for the Visiting Chef Series

Each semester Dining Services features a Visiting Chef on campus. This semester they invited Jerry Remy‘s participate; a tw0 location (Boston Seaport and Fenway neighborhoods) sports bar and grill franchise named for, and created by, the President of Red Sox nation Jerry Remy.  Starting at 5PM tonight, and ending at 9PM, all of the campus […]

President Brown discusses higher ed issues on Bloomberg Radio

BU President Dr. Robert Brown recently joined Jane Williams on her Bloomberg EDU radio show to discuss big picture issues facing higher education institutions.  The discussion included the importance of career services on campus, to the difficult economic times facing Universities, to study abroad and research funding. Part 1 (audio link) Part 2 (audio link)

Terrier Tech debuts with review of latest 4G device

If you’ve seen Best Buy’s brilliant “Technology Moves Fast” commercial, you understand those words couldn’t be more true.   Well BU’s newest segment, Terrier Tech, is here to help lessen the “cool today, outdated an hour from now” blow by reviewing the latest mobile phones, tablets, apps, and other devices.  Their first review features the HTC […]

ArtsLive

Arts Live at BU provides a central portal to a range of artistic, cultural, and creative pursuits across BU’s campuses; opportunities to attend off-campus cultural events; and ways for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to interact with one another through the arts. At Arts Live you can find information about arts-related programs with a spotlight […]

BU Quad Bucket List #6: The Skywalk Observatory

By Josh Mellits, the Quad writer (@joshjo351) Do you think BU has a big campus? Do you feel that the distance from Allston to Kenmore is too much to bear? Well, there’s nothing like a panoramic view of Boston to get some perspective on our university, and the Skywalk Observatory at the Prudential Center provides […]