Monthly Archives: May 2011

Need cooking tips? Sargent Choice can help

Do your cooking skills end with cereal and toast?  No fear – Sargent Choice has got  you covered!  Each Wednesday, the Sargent Choice bloggers feature their favorite online resources for healthy, simple cooking tips in a series called Best of the Food Web: Start Cooking.  Many of the featured sites include recipes, concise instruction and […]

Sustainability in the City

BU’s Alumni Association is kicking off its brand new learning program BU Alumni College this summer. Alumni College is a stand-alone program designed to empower alumni through immersive educational experiences. The inaugural Alumni College is called Sustainability in the City, which involves learning experiences where expert faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences will address […]

New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks addresses BU COM graduates

Tyler Hicks (COM ’92), a BU alum and New York Times photographer who was held hostage in Libya for four days in March, was the speaker at the College of Communication’s (COM) convocation.  He urged COM’s graduates to “bear witness.”  Watch his address below:

Commencement address by student speaker Monica Narang

Student commencement speaker Monica Narang (CAS ’11) addressed nearly 20,000 attendees at Sunday’s celebration and reflected on student life, academics and BU’s “soul”:

The next Dean Elmore? Experience commencement through the eyes of a graduate

BU Today joined Kyle Trotman (CAS’11) at this weekend’s events from the Champagne Reception on Friday night through Commencement yesterday to offer a graduate’s perspective.

Media, Communication & Entertainment with Bravo’s Andy Cohen

The Alumni Network of Greater NYC hosts the launch of their newest professional network, Media, Communication and Entertainment. Featuring insights from BU Alum and Bravo TV‘s Executive VP of Original Programming and Development Andy Cohen (COM ’90), the event will take place at Capitale (130 Bowery Street, New York, NY) hosted by Seth Greenberg (SMG […]

Boston University Commencement 2011: Guide to content and live coverage

Boston University’s 138th All-University Commencement will take place this Sunday, May 22, 2011. For a snapshot of the day’s coverage and ways to participate, check the sections below: Commencement Coverage – For news on Commencement, speaker profiles and Commencement-related activities, visit BU Today’s Commencement 2011 News Coverage landing page. – For a full schedule of […]

“Just stew it!” say the south campus stewards

Graduating seniors Molly Byrd (CAS), Emily Drevets (CAS) and Emily Bell (CAS, COM) gave BU Today and inside look into what their lives were like while studying at BU the past four years and how they came to give away “free stew and friendship” on Wednesdays: See more be BU Today’s Point of Departure series […]

MET students to explore Boston during commencement weekend

MET’s Distance Education graduates have studied remotely for most of their tenure at BU but this weekend they will get a chance to explore the Charles River Campus and the city of Boston while participating in MET’s GPS Urban Adventure.  On Saturday starting at 12:30 PM, these graduates will discover the secrets of Boston and […]

Studying a third language through a second: Senior Yue Huang on her BU experience

Senior Yue Huang (COM’11) traveled from her home in Beijing to Boston University, and quickly learned that although she knew English, her American slang could use some work. She didn’t stop there — using her second language to learn her third (Spanish), and eventually her fourth (French). In Points of Departure, Huang talks about growing […]