Posts by: Lauren Davalla

Coach Chambers heading to Penn State

BU Today reported that Men’s basketball coach Pat Chambers is leaving the University and has accepted the position of head coach at Penn State.  Coach Chambers is credited with taking the Terriers to the NCAA tournament this year and having a 42-28 record during his tenure.  Chambers came to BU from Villanova, where he was […]

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 […]

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.

“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 […]

Senior week taking place now

Each day this week, the class of 2011 has a plethora of events to chose from to celebrate the end of finals and their last week as students here at BU ending, of course, with commencement on Sunday, May 22.  Here are some of the highlights: Monday, May 16: Boston Harbor Cruise from the World […]

BU and Goodwill Industries team up and aim to recycle 70 tons at move-out

sustainability@BU is teaming up with Goodwill Industries to supply the BU community with 16 donation bins across the Charles River Campus taking clothes, shoes, linens, towels, kitchen ware and small appliances (full list).  In 2009, BU saved 6.75 tons of reusable items during move-out.  In 2010, after partnering with Goodwill Industries, BU diverted 35.24 tons […]

Spock speaking at GSU tonight

The Friends of the Libraries will host an evening with actor Leonard Nimoy tonight, best known for playing Spock on the science fiction series Star Trek.  A Boston native, Nimoy will lecture on his long career in Hollywood where he was nominated for three Emmy Awards for acting, has directorial credits on numerous feature films, […]

FitRec open house today – free and open to the public