Posts by: Dean O'Rourke

Preserving the History of BU Law in a Digital Gallery

For many years, portraits of BU Law alumni and faculty and historic memorabilia from the School of Law hung on the walls of the Law Tower, thanks in large part to the dedicated efforts of Margo Hagopian, who worked at BU Law from 1947 to 2006. In 2014, as we prepared for the renovation of […]

Support BU Giving Day

I encourage you to join your fellow BU Law alumni in making a gift to the Law School Annual Fund on BU Giving Day, Wednesday, April 5. During two of the past three years, the School of Law has raised more money on Giving Day than any other school or college at BU, so let’s make […]

Meeting the Class of 2020

At this time of year, I have the opportunity to meet many of our admitted students and alumni at receptions hosted by law firms and companies around the country. In the past few weeks, I’ve joined with our alumni to welcome admitted students at receptions hosted by Choate Hall & Stewart LLP here in Boston, […]

Welcoming the World’s Intellectual Property Scholars to BU Law

Boston University School of Law has long been known for its excellence in intellectual property law. We have some of the country’s most respected IP scholars on our faculty, a program that is regularly ranked in the Top 10 by U.S. News & World Report, and two clinics with MIT in our Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property […]

Balancing the Values that Make Us Uniquely American with the Need to Protect Ourselves from Terrorism

As Dean, I have always viewed it as my role to remain as politically neutral as possible. Regardless of what party is in power, I will always stand for the Constitution and the values it represents. This country has been very good to me: I don’t think that there are so many countries in the […]