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Boomtime for BU Construction

While most of campus exited early last Thursday to get a jump on the Fourth of July weekend, a few hundred workers from Facilities Management & Planning remained behind, using the extra hours to move forward on a variety of projects that will vastly improve campus life come September. This summer, maintenance and building projects […]
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BU softball hires Ashley Waters as new head coach

The search for the seventh coach in the history of the Boston University softball team has […] The post BU softball hires Ashley Waters as new head coach appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU Today

Meet BU’s New Falcon Chicks

A pair of local BU parents is preparing to become empty nesters. Literally. We’re talking about the family of peregrine falcons that reside high atop BU’s 26-story StuVi II. Last month, three chicks hatched and took their first flights last week, and soon will begin hunting their own pigeons and rats and looking for new quarters. […]
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BU Today

Dive Into Shark Week

Did you know that a shark can go through 30,000 teeth over the course of its life, or that 70 percent of its brain is devoted to smell? Or that the world’s smallest shark—the dwarf lantern shark—is so tiny you can cradle it in your hands? It’s a great time to amass these and other […]
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Jack Eichel signs with Buffalo Sabres, parts ways with BU

Boston University men’s hockey center Jack Eichel has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Buffalo […] The post Jack Eichel signs with Buffalo Sabres, parts ways with BU appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

Boston 2024 focuses on updated bid plans at sixth community meeting

After unveiling an updated proposal for Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, organizing group Boston 2024 […] The post Boston 2024 focuses on updated bid plans at sixth community meeting appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU News Service

Endangered Concord Toy Store to Get a Fresh Start

The Toy Shop of Concord, located in the historic town of Concord, Mass., is closing its doors after 72 years over disputes with a landlord, but don't put away the toys just yet. Christina Erne reports on the impact of its closing, and what's in store for the future of the small business.
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BU News Service

The First Miracle Worker: The Story of Laura Dewey Bridgman

A generation before Helen Keller became famous, another deafblind student and her educator made a mark on history. Today, talented deafblind students continue to fascinate scientists and educators and help us learn more about the senses and the brain.
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BU News Service

Special Report: Boston 2024

Amid divided public support and concerns about funding, the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston continues. This special report looks at the pros, the cons, and the athletes as well as the potential roles that Boston's renowned institutions of higher learning could play if the Olympic torch is lit here.
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BU News Service

Schools Eye Olympics Benefits, Drawbacks

By Keiko Talley BU News Service Although plans are up in the air, Boston-area colleges and universities are weighing the idea of their campuses being used as venues for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Schools that could play a part include Harvard University, Boston University, Tufts University, Boston College,the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Northeastern University, and the [...]
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Ceci’s Goodbye: On Community, Writing, and Doing Things

Writer and Editor-in-Chief Cecilia says goodbye to the blog that shaped her past four years. The post Ceci’s Goodbye: On Community, Writing, and Doing Things appeared first on Culture Shock.
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