Category: Higher Ed News

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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 […]

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)

Current issues in education: Bullying

Today, SED is honored to welcome Dorothy Espelage, Professor of Child Development and Associate Chair in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, for its Annual Spring Lecture.  Espelage’s research addresses bullying and youth aggression. In light of the recent tragedies here in Massachusetts, the  spring lecture discusses these topics and […]

BU Art Gallery appoints new Director, Chief Curator

The BU Art Gallery (BUAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate McNamara to the role of Director and Chief Curator.  McNamara comes to BUAG with an extensive background in curation and instruction both in New York and Western Massachusetts working at MoMA PS1 (Long Island City, NY),  The Bronx Museum (New York, NY) […]

The Life of [Kerin] Riley

CAS Junior Kerin Riley left for Dublin on January 20 for 4 months to study at Dublin City University and intern at an international law firm. Riley is chronicling her experiences, good and bad, on her blog The Life of [Kerin] Riley which hosts messages to family and friends at home, pictures from her travels, […]

Beanpot begins tonight

Men’s hockey will play Boston College at the Garden tonight at 8 PM after Harvard and Northeastern face off at 5 PM.  Couldn’t get tickets?  BU Today will be live Tweeting from the game using #BUBeanpot streaming on their homepage.  Both games will also be televised live in HD on NESN (channel 35 in the […]

Record 41,000+ and Counting Join Class of 2015 Applicant Pool

A record 41,734 applications, – up 9 percent from last year – have been submitted to BU’s undergraduate programs from prospective students vying for one of 4,000 slots in next year’s freshman class.  Extremely well prepared and more diverse than last year’s group, the applicants have a higher grade point average and SAT score averages […]

SED’s Amy Baltzell on CBS Sunday Morning

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6365158n&tag=api