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Happy Holidays!

From all of us in the Student Affairs Office, we congratulate you on finishing exams and wish you a very happy holiday break! Below are a few things to look out for over intersession and in the first few weeks of classes: The Registrar’s Office is planning to release fall grades by 5:00 p.m. on […]

Celebrating the Holidays in Boston

The holiday season is officially upon us, and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate across the city and beyond! Hanukkah, Thanksgiving & Thanksgivukkah This year, Hanukkah and Thanksgiving fall on the same day for the first time in over a hundred years, spawning the superpower hybrid holiday Thanksgivukkah. Celebrate either or both at one […]

Student Life at BU Law–Check Out Our New Calendar!

BU Law is blessed wtih a diverse array of student organizations (over 30!) who bring in speakers and alumni and plan fun social events.  Our Student Affairs’ Office also plans community events such as faculty brown bag lunch talks and student appreciation days (Ben & Jerry’s ice cream anyone?).  But sometimes it’s hard to keep […]

Tips for New Bostonians

– When you’re taking the T, “Inbound” means heading towards the Park Street stop, and “Outbound” means heading away from it. – The South End and South Boston are two different neighborhoods. – You’ve probably already noticed that our public transportation doesn’t always run like clockwork. Happily, there are a number of apps to help you navigate the scheduling […]

The Journey Begins (again, for some)

To the Class of 2016-welcome to law school!  And welcome back Classes of 2014 and 2015! With the perennial arrival of new sod on the BU Beach, school is officially starting.  And you begin to think of yourself as a 1L, or (again, after a summer’s reprieve) a 2L or 3L.  We’re well on our […]

The Footnotes in your Life: A Special Guest Blog for our Graduates! Congratulations!!

Those of us in Student Affairs want to take a moment to wish the BU Law Class of 2013 all the best!!  When we set out to write this post, we quickly realized that the words of your own classmate might be a little bit more poignant.   Therefore, we are pleased to welcome 2013 graduate Joshua Talicska […]

Our Hearts Are Full

Monday, April 15 started as a glorious, sunny day.  It ended in terrible tragedy.  We lost a member of the Boston University community, student Lu Lingzi.  I hope you will take a moment to learn more about her: http://www.bu.edu/today/2013/promise-and-potential-cut-short/ Another BU student was seriously injured.  The loss and suffering from this horrific act extended beyond […]

Are you an ambulance chaser? Find out at the BU Law 5k!

It’s that time of year again…time to sign up for the BU Law 5K!! SIGN UP THIS WEEK, Monday March 18-Friday March 22, in STUDENT AFFAIRS (4TH FLOOR). For those of you who haven’t participated before, check out this video about the race. Watch this video on YouTube Here are the top 5 reasons to run […]

BU Police Chief Tom Robbins Speaks About Safety at the Dean’s Town Hall

   At Dean O’Rourke’s Town Hall Meeting today, she welcomed Chief Tom Robbins, Deputy Scott Pare, and Captain Robert Molloy from the BU Police Department (BUPD) to discuss the recent robberies in Brookline and BUPD’s role when these incidents happen since they are not on the BU campus.  The recent robberies have been in north […]

Is this the winter blues? Or is it something more?

It’s January.  It’s dark and cold.  Suddenly everyone seems extra unfriendly as they navigate the icy streets of Boston.  You don’t want to go out except when its essential, and even then you might not be willing to attempt it.  You can’t seem to get out of bed or you can’t seem to fall asleep.  Grades, jobs, […]