Monthly Archives: November 2012

Stress-busting reminders

As classes wind down, I want to offer a few ideas to reduce your stress: Thursday, November 29: Deadline to download AND register for Softest if you plan to use your laptop for your exam. If you miss the deadline, don’t panic. Written exams are graded exactly the same as typed exams (as long as […]

Diversity News Roundup November 2012

Fall is officially upon us and the semester is coming to an end. However, as things start to wind down in the classroom don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear some insightful thoughts on social justice issues around campus and in Boston. There have been many panels on issues of diversity on campus lately. […]

Post-traumatic Billable Hour Disorder*

First, thanks for the warm welcome thus far.  I know you’re all about to disappear into the haze of outline preparation and exam studying, but I encourage you to stop by to say hello or to talk through the rule against perpetuities (yes, I get it and so can you!)…or grab a piece of candy […]

Welcome Jill Collins, our New Associate Director for Student Affairs!

Searching for the right person to fill an important job can be daunting.  But when that right person comes along, you forget the challenges. I’m happy to say that we’ve found the right person to step in as Associate Director for Student Affairs–Jill Collins. Jill has a BA, magna cum laude, from Boston College, and […]

Keeping Safe-Tips from BU Police, and the BU RAD Program

For an urban campus, BU is a remarkably safe place to attend school and work.  But we are not immune from thefts and other crimes.  On October 31, our office invited BU Police Sergeant Jefferey Burke, a trained instructor in BU’s Rape Awareness Defense (RAD) program, to provide general safety tips, and to discuss the […]