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Background checks were done in 1983 and 1987 on John R. Silber, who was appointed to three separate commission posts during the Reagan administra-tion.
Would same-sex marriage undermine traditional marriage?
Should PBS receive government funding?
A nearly 20-year observational study involving more than 44,700 black women nationwide found that regular vigorous exercise offers significant protection against development of an aggressive subtype of breast cancer.
There's a bit of Cleveland onstage at PlayhouseSquare's Broadway Series production of "Wicked."
Insomnia driver becomes sixth local worker to declare union membership, speaks at workers' forum .
Boston University announced Tuesday that New York Times columnist David Carr has joined the school's college of communications to fill a new endowed position exploring business opportunities in the world of digital journalism.
In recent weeks, some Bitcoin critics have been rethinking their initial Bitcoin skepticism.
As higher education expenses at schools such as Boston University reach record highs, U.S. President Barack Obama's administration is pushing for initiatives such as competency-based education to increase the value of a college education while decreasing costs, officials said.
With his remaining time at city hall now numbered in days not months, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino on Tuesday morning reflected on his time in office, while outlining challenges ahead for the city he has led for two decades.
Joseph Laycock holds a PhD in religious studies from Boston University and is the author of Vampires Today: The Truth About Modern Vampirism .
TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2013 -- Strong state alcohol control policies make a difference in efforts to help prevent binge drinking, a new study finds.
Binge drinking -- generally defined as having more than four to five alcoholic drinks in a two-hour period -- is responsible for more than half of the 80,000 alcohol-related deaths in the United States each year.
The Boston Globe New York Times media reporter David Carr will become a professor at Boston University's College of Communication , Marcella Bombardieri reports.
Zoliswa Mali , a professor in the BU African Studies Department, leads the crowd in the singing of the South African national anthem Monday night at Nelson Mandela candlelight vigil at Marsh Plaza.
College of Communication freshman and Beijing resident Jiaying Li says cost will determine if she flies directly to China in the future.
Whether it be grade inflation or deflation, the grading system at colleges across the country is often lamented by college students.
A report by The Project on Student Debt released Wednesday found student debt varies by college and state, and many of the high-debt private colleges, such as Boston University, are concentrated in the Northeast coast.