Campus Overload: Boston University


Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 01/20/2011

Boston University quickly revamps its online presence

Boston University is quickly revamping its presence online. It has moved its annual report online, beefed up coverage of itself on BUToday and redone its admissions Web site to better appeal to applicants. A Q&A with Jenny Mackintosh, who manages the university's social media.

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:37 PM ET, 01/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Boston University

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 12/07/2010

Controversial RateBU.com lets students vote on hotness of women

Students at Boston University can now log onto RateBU.com, rate their female classmates as being hot or not, and help compile a list of the top hotties on campus. As you would guess, the site has angered numerous students and prompted the student government to take action.

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:34 AM ET, 12/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Networking | Tags:  Boston University, Facebook

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 11/15/2010

Number of college students from China booms

Last school year, the number of Chinese students enrolled at U.S. colleges increased 30 percent -- making China the No. 1 place of origin for foreign college students, according to a new report released today. For years, India held that title.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:44 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News Overload | Tags:  Boston University, Columbia University, Michigan State University, NYU, Purdue University, UCLA, University of Illinois, University of Texas

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/09/2010

Dear Frosh: I wish I expanded my social circle

Jessica Li, a recent Boston University graduate, encourages freshmen to expand their social circles beyond their dorm floor. Her short essay is part of an on-going Washington Post series called "Dear Frosh."

By Jenna Johnson  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College 101 | Tags:  Boston University, Dear Frosh

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 05/17/2010

Words of wisdom for the Class of 2010

(Updated May 26) What do you say to a crowd of bright-eyed college graduates who are headed out into the real world? What do they want to hear? Or need to hear? This month dozens of commencement speakers are taking...

By Jenna Johnson  |  08:35 AM ET, 05/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Real World | Tags:  Boston University, George Washington, NYU, Syracuse University, UNC, University of Michigan