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An aging stretch of Commonwealth Avenue is scheduled for a major overhaul, and many bike and pedestrian advocates hope that the grim numbers of bicycle accidents on the busy street in recent years justify sweeping changes to the layout.
Boston University will provide details on plans for a 145,000-square-foot Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering at a public meeting next week.
While the Congressional Budget Office estimated last month that this year's budget deficit would drop to 3 percent of GDP from almost 10 percent in 2009, the future outlook is bleak, says economist Laurence Kotlikoff of Boston University.
Is the bard mightier than the sword? As war rages around the globe, playwright Bianca Bagatourian ponders this question as she brings "The Times of Our Lies, A Play about the Life and Times of Howard Zinn" to debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday, the Boston Fire Department responded to a reported chemical reaction at 44 Cummington St., home of Boston University's W. Bradford Ingalls Engineering Resource Center.
Several students, alumni and full-time professors at Boston University have launched petitions to advocate for the unionization of part-time faculty, a change they say will provide adjunct professors with greater job security, higher wages, better working conditions and a wider range of benefits.
Brewer Sports International , a multi-faceted global sports advisory firm, and Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics related to cell cycle dysregulation, endoplasmic reticulum stress, neurodegeneration and apoptosis, will be hosting the 3rd ... (more)
The rich are getting richer. The top 5 percent of earners in the U.S. accounted for nearly 40 percent of personal consumption expenditures in 2012, according to the Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Meghan N. McGrath of Nutley was named to the fall 2013 dean's list at DeSales University.
Two Penn professors argued in a recent paper that the Supreme Court's controversial Hobby Lobby decision - which allowed closely held, for-profit Medical Ethics and Health Policy professor Jennifer Prah Ruger, Law School professor Theodore Ruger and Boston University professor George Annas collaborated in an article released in the New England ... (more)
According to new research from Boston University, young children with a religious background are less able to distinguish between fantasy and reality compared with their secular counterparts.
Once upon a time, hosting a jazz festival in Newport was a radical idea - dangerous, even.
Social Security is insolvent,' Boston University economics professor Laurence Kotlikoff told the House Subcommittee on Social Security at a hearing on Capitol Hill Tuesday.
Marlon Brando fan Susan L. Mizruchi delves into his library and finds another kind of man in 'Brando's Smile' Susan L. Mizruchi was 12 and living in upstate New York when she turned on the TV one day and watched Marlon Brando playing Fletcher Christian in the 1962 version of the seafaring tale "Mutiny on the Bounty."
This week's Glazov Gang was joined by Robert Spencer, the director of Jihad Watch , a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and the author of thirteen books, including two New York Times bestsellers, The Truth About Muhammad and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam .
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 01:15 am
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