Category: Campus Events

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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.

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 […]

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, […]