Campus Consortium member

Boston University

Boston University is no small operation with 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 140 countries, 10,000 faculty and staff, 16 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study spread across two campuses. Boston University is also the first Campus Consortium partner that took to heart our focus on interdisciplinary collaboration: The College of Communication (COM), School of Public Health (BUSPH) and Center for Global Health & Development (CGHD) jointly support BU’s involvement in the Pulitzer Center’s Campus Consortium. It also is one of the Consortium partners that has experimented with diverse ways of linking Pulitzer Center journalists with BU students, faculty and the broader community: from a large-scale one-day international conference focused on reporting on and responding to disaster to a smaller forum focused on maternal health.

COM combines academic rigor, a solid grounding in liberal arts and professional “hands-on” skills in all areas of communication, including television, film, radio, public relations, advertising, journalism and communication theory. COM graduates are recognized as some of the best in their respective fields, receiving honors including Pulitzer Prizes, Emmy Awards and Clio Awards.

BUSPH offers master’s and doctoral-level education in eight public health concentrations including environmental health, health law, bioethics & human rights; and international health, maternal & child health. Faculty members conduct policy-changing public health research around the world with the mission of improving the health of populations, especially the disadvantaged, underserved and vulnerable. CGHD is a multidisciplinary research center that engages faculty across BU to help solve the critical global health and social development challenges of our time. It seeks to use high-quality applied research to improve the health of underserved populations around the world.

Gun Violence: Stories Behind the Numbers

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:30PM
Boston, MA
United States
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Rebecca Kaplan

Documentary photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz joins health professionals and other experts to discuss how journalism, the creative arts, and public health can work together to retell the story of homicide, suicide, and injury caused by firearms.

Student Fellows 'A Changing World?' Exhibit Opens at FotoWeekDC

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:00AM to Friday, November 18, 2016 - 6:00PM
Adam Janofsky, Brandice Camara, Jennifer Gonzalez, Julia Rendleman, Kassondra Cloos, Meghan Dhaliwal, Michelle Ferng, Paul Nevin, Rachel Southmayd, Reana Thomas, Steve Matzker, Sydney Combs

Pulitzer Center students fellows report from all over the world. Join us for this photo exhibit of their stories.

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"Ending Poverty by 2030: Fantasy or Attainable Goal?"

Thursday, March 24, 2016 -
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Matt Black, Susan Gray, Linda Matchan, Nathalie Applewhite

Join us for a Global Health Storytelling forum at Campus Consortium partner Boston University to dissect this lofty goal of ending poverty in the next two decades.

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