Category: University News

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) […]

Findings from IP Dig Exhibited in Spain

The work of Associate Director Dr. Amalia Pérez-Juez at our Menorca Field School in Archaeology & Heritage Management in Spain, and her team of colleagues and students, is currently being exhibited near their former excavation site, Torre d’en Galmès.  Their dig, lasting almost 10 years, resulted in the discovery of rare final traces of the last […]

“Reaching Out” Part Six: Educating Families for Life in the States

The final installment of BU Today’s “Reaching Out” series focuses on the School of Education’s (SED) Intergenerational Literacy Program, an component of the long-stading collaboration between the Chelsea Public Schools and BU. The program, which supports both children and their parents, is designed to teach English and equip families with the skills and information needed to […]

“Reaching Out” Parts Four and Five

Today in BU Today’s “Reaching Out” series, we learn more about a School of Law program, the Asylum & Human Rights Clinic (AHR), which assigns second and third year law students to help people seeking asylum and fighting deportation. Launched in 1985 by School of Law (LAW) Professor Susan Akram, the program has helped hundreds […]

“Reaching Out” Part Three: Connecting Social Workers with their Communities

Part three of BU Today’s “Reaching Out” series that looks at how BU programs are helping immigrants and refugess in Boston highlights the School of Social Work’s (SSE) BRIDGE (Building Refugee and Immigrant Degrees for Graduate Education) progam.  An outgrowth of SSW’s Refugee and Immigrant Training Program, which began in the early 1990s to recruit […]

“Reaching Out” Part Two: Help for Haiti

Part two in BU Today’s “Reaching Out” series takes a look at the Haitian Earthquake Long-term Pediatric Support (HELPS) team, an effort by the School of Medicine (MED) and Boston Medical Center that brings social and legal services to Haitians who fled following last year’s devastating earthquake.  According to the story, the program includes a 24-hour […]

BU Today Kicks off Immigration Series with Look at SPH Clinic for Torture Survivors

Today, BU Today kicks off a six-part series called “Reaching Out” that takes an in-depth look at the many ways the Boston University community is working to improve the lives of immigrants and refugees living in Boston. The first installment features the work being done at the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Refugee Health Clinic (CAM). Staffed […]

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 […]

Meet CFA Dean Benjamin Juarez

  BU’s New Ambassador to the Arts (via BU Today)

MLK: How a Man Became an Icon

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