The Bell Atop the Books: The Lasting Impact of Dean Linda Wells

For the past 33 years, Linda Wells has served the Boston University community as an educator, administrator, and mentor, making strident contributions to the generations of people who have passed and will pass through Boston University. Last October, BU Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Jean Morrison announced that Linda Wells had informed her and President Brown that she would like to step down as Dean of the College of General Studies at the end of the 2012-13 academic year.

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The World of Jenks: On Ageism and Ambition

The freshly 27-year-old Andrew Jenks is directing and starring in the second season of his primetime MTV show, World of Jenks. Though Jenks is present in nearly every scene, it isn’t entirely his world the program showcases. It’s the worlds of three American twenty-somethings from very different walks of life.

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BU Professor Traces Life of Notorious Boston Mobster

An interview with Boston University’s Professor Dick Lehr about recent biography of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, a mob boss especially infamous in Boston for his shaping of the South End.

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Invisible Wounds: Mental Health and Stigma in the College Community

College is an intensified environment where students are at high risk of mental illness and emotional distress. Fortunately, many universities are taking steps to adjust to the changing needs of students, to make sure that they leave school in one piece and are ready for the challenges ahead.

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