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Investigation Finds Evidence of Sexual Harassment | BU Today | Boston University

David Marchant<p>Boston University’s Office of Equal Opportunity has concluded an investigation into the widely reported allegations of sexual …

Feminism

BU: Professor sexually harassed student while on expedition in Antarctica

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston University has found that a professor at the school sexually harassed his former graduate student when they were working on a …

Gender

Breaking: Boston University concludes geologist sexually harassed student

Boston University (BU) has found that geologist David Marchant sexually harassed his former graduate student, Jane Willenbring, when they were …

Boston College, UConn head to Fenway for some football

Boston College coach Steve Addazio needs to replace his starting quarterback and figure out a way to turn things around after a loss to North …

College & University

Sailing World College Rankings, November 16 2017

Sailing World’s College Rankings, presented by Gill, are determined by an open coaches poll. For more information on the poll, or on how your team’s …

Sailing

Uncommon Knowledge: Municipal police spending

<b>Neighborhood watch</b><p>Between 1992 and the Great Recession, municipal police spending per capita was rising, while municipal crime rates per capita were …

Justice

Sexual Harassment Accusations Against Boston University Professor Are True, School Probe Finds

Support the news<p>Boston University announced Friday that its investigation into allegations against the chairman of its Earth & Environment Department …

Education

Supercentenarian DNA May Hold the Ultimate Secret to Longevity

Find the right genes and we’ll have a way to prolong life and good health, perhaps indefinitely.<br>Read More

Longevity

More Than Half of Renewal High Schools Fall Short on Graduation Rates

More than half of the high schools that the de Blasio administration has targeted for rapid improvement have fallen short of their goals for raising their graduation rates, according to preliminary data released by the Education Department this week.<p>Of the 28 high schools in the $582 million …

Education

Best Business Schools 2017 - Bloomberg Businessweek

—1<p>Harvard<p>—<p>1<p>3<p>18<p>2<p>35<p>100.0<p>+42<p>Pennsylvania (Wharton)<p>+4<p>4<p>11<p>17<p>3<p>6<p>91.2<p>+43<p>MIT (Sloan)<p>+4<p>2<p>20<p>22<p>6<p>20<p>90.0<p>—4<p>Chicago (Booth)<p>—<p>3<p>35<p>10<p>4<p>8<p>90.0<p>−35<p>Stanford<p>−3<p>20<p>1<p>16<p>1<p>62<p>89.8<p>−36<p>Duke …

College & University

Research Team Wins Award for Machine Learning Diagnostic

ArticleThere is an array of internal and external issues that could arise with these powerful machines.Staff Author: Ryan BusheyTopics: Engineering

Machine Learning

Professor calls restaurant employee fat in Yelp review

It's safe to say Dirk Hackbarth won't be returning to Café ArtScience any time soon.

7News looks into worsened traffic troubling Boston commuters

BOSTON (WHDH) - “Where are all these cars coming from?” asked Trixie Burke, of Charlestown, as she pumped gas on a recent November afternoon in …

Transportation

How the American Frontier Shaped Baby Names, Property Taxes and the 2016 Presidential Election

A 19th-century theory suggesting a central role for the Western frontier in shaping a distinctively American way of life is getting fresh support from a trio of Boston University economists armed with 21st-century data analysis.<p>In 1893, the historian Frederick Jackson Turner proposed what became …

Business

FBI data: Mass. had highest rate of reported hate crimes last year

Massachusetts had the highest per capita rate of reported hate crimes of any state in the country last year, according to recently released data from …

FBI

US consumer prices rise marginally, core CPI firming

WASHINGTON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices barely rose in October as the boost to gasoline prices from hurricane-related disruptions to Gulf Coast oil refineries were unwound, but rising rents and healthcare costs pointed to a gradual buildup of underlying inflation.<p>The Labor Department …

Economy

Five BU Marijuana Businesses Have Big Highdeas

Five Boston University Marijuana Businesses Have Big Highdeas<p>They're vying for $10,000 in seed money at the 2017 Cannabis Start-Up Challenge.<p>By · …

Boston

Mass. Pike project in Allston to cost $1 billion or more

The mammoth highway plan would dramatically reshape the neighborhood.

Boston

This Flexible Workspace Firm Has Teamed Up With MIT To Create The Office People Really Want

Many companies and office owners claim to know what workers want from their office space. But one London flexible workspace firm is undertaking some proper academic research to uncover the answer and give itself a competitive edge in the co-working world.<p>Fora has teamed up with professors in …

The Workplace

Chicago Blackhawks May Have Missed On Perfect Goalie Of Future

CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 13: Viktor Arvidsson<p>CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 13: Viktor Arvidsson<p>The Chicago Blackhawks had the opportunity to draft Boston …

Ice Hockey

Allston Interchange revamp expected to cost $1B

Updated: Nov 14, 2017 - 6:38 AM<p>Loading...<p>A project that would completely redesign the Allston Interchange on the Mass Pike is projected to cost $1 …

Cox Media Group

Stack - Array Implementation

<b>Abstract idea of a stack:</b><p>The <i>stack</i> is a very common data structure used in programs. By <i>data structure</i>, we mean something that is meant to <i>hold</i> data and …

Programming

The Clash of Social Visions

Every tax plan is a social vision and a statement of values. The social vision embedded in the House Republican tax plan is straightforward: to take …

Middle East

Gun violence in the US kills more black people and urban dwellers

The racial disparity in homicide victims may be a reason for government inaction<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>On Nov. 5, just 35 days after the deadly Las Vegas shooting, a man walked into a church in a small Texas town and murdered 26 people with an assault rifle. The coverage …

U.S. Politics

Meet Patriots Cheerleader Andrea C

VIEW GALLERY<p>Going into the season, this Patriots-Broncos game tonight would’ve been one to get excited about. You have the defending champs vs that …

Brock Osweiler

Nichols scores 20 to lead Albany past Boston U, 88-74

BOSTON (AP) — David Nichols had 20 points, six rebounds and five assists and Travis Charles scored 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting to help Albany beat Boston University 88-74 on Monday night.<p>Greg Stire added 14 points, Joe Cremo scored 12 and Devonte Campbell 10 for Albany (2-0).<p>Charles hit two free …

Sports

New app in Boston lets you book parking spots in advance

When Reepal Dalal was studying law at Boston University, she often faced a frustration most Bostonians are familiar with — the traffic that precedes …

Cities

Training Low-Income Women as Medical Interpreters | BU Today | Boston University

• <b>Maria Vertkin (SPH’19) wins Soros Fellowship, honoring talented immigrants</b>• <b><br>Vertkin founded nonprofit that trains poor women to be medical</b> …

Health Care

Understanding Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

On November 9 and 10, I had the pleasure of directing our annual Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Conference, jointly sponsored by Boston University …

Aaron Hernandez

Actively Moving Forward: Help for Grieving Students | BU Today | Boston University

• <b>BU’s chapter of Actively Moving Forward is a student-led support group for those grieving a death</b>• <b><br>Members perform outreach and complete community</b> …

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