By Dave D’Onofrio After earning a bachelor’s degree from Long Island University in 2007, Taraje Williams-Murray knew he wanted to continue his education and quickly begin pursuing his master’s — but in order to do so, he first had to find a program that would fit the challenges of his overflowing schedule. By then, Williams-Murray […]
Distance education students typically do their studying hundreds (even thousands) of miles from campus — but no matter how far from Boston they may be, we strive to build connections between our students and the Boston University campus as well as to foster a feeling of community and BU pride. One of our biggest assets […]
David Myers stood before his Tokyo classroom, and initially ignored the rumble underneath his feet. He kept writing on the board, assuming it was merely the next tremor to shake a nation where minor earthquakes are frequent, and figuring it would soon pass. When it didn’t, and the shaking lingered longer than usual, the teacher […]
Congratulations to Ginny Greiman, Metropolitan College Administrative Sciences professor, on her most recent publication in NASA’s Academy Sharing Knowledge (ASK) journal, focusing on lessons learned from Boston’s “Big Dig.” To read the article, click the image on the right. For more about Professor Greiman’s background and accomplishments, read on. We asked Professor Greiman about teaching […]
See the original article in its entirety here. Online program wins plaudits By Rich Barlow Craving a BU education after learning about its academic reputation and strong interdisciplinary curriculum, Hillary Blazer-Doyle faced a hurdle: she was living in Singapore, where her husband’s insurance company job had posted him. But Blazer-Doyle, a voiceover actress, was determined […]
Thanks to Hillary Blazer-Doyle, 2010 graduate of MET’s Undergrad Degree Completion program, for submitting such a great blog post. I was never one of those people who felt like something was missing in my life because I never finished my undergrad degree. Quite honestly, I was in a career field that didn’t require a degree […]
Boston University’s Alumni Association & Community Service Center joined forces to organize the inaugural Boston University Global Day of Service on April 17th, 2010. The goal is to demonstrate our commitment to service and unite the entire BU community with a global day of volunteerism. The Office of Distance Education staff support this initiative and […]
The following post is from Jennifer Birch, a current BU Online student in the Master of Science in Project Management program. She traveled to India in January 2010 with 20 other BU students, BU President Bob Brown, and the Dean of Metropolitan College, Jay Halfond: “In January 2010, Boston University (BU), in partnership with Infosys, […]
Place holder for ndlw_09_office_02 Today’s video blog entry takes you behind the scenes of a typical day at the Office of Distance Education. Meet some of the people who bring BU’s fully online programs to you each day. Click here for a text transcript of the audio.
Place holder for ndlw_09_student_03 Watch this video of students sharing their perspective on the BU online experience. Scroll down the page to see more!