BU professor is a leading voice in education

"Dr. Kapp is the kind of professor that is so knowledgeable that you always want to pick his brain, but is so calm and friendly that you become XBOX live friends with him,” says Beth Meyers, a BU alum who took classes with Dr. Karl Kapp, a BU professor and leading expert in gamification. In [...]

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Example of Video Work

These are two examples of work I did with video. One I did the filming and editing for and the other I was the talent and created the interview questions.

Columbia Scholastic Press Association Award

In November I was awarded First Place for Personal Opinion on Off-Campus Issues by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for an article I published in February 2017 on vanity sizing. I have finally received the certificate so I thought it was a good time to make a post about it. Here is the article, I [...]

Snotbots can help save the environment; New technology allows us to look at whales to examine ocean pollution increases

“Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Today, our oceans and marine life face greater dangers than ever before. To protect them, we need to understand what’s threatening their ecosystem,” these are the opening words on the Parley Snotbot Expedition’s website. Cyrill Gutsch, Dr. Iain Kerr and Ted Willke head the Snotbot project. [...]

Unqualified public leaders are not what America needs

Kathleen Hartnett White is Trump’s latest pick to join his team. Trump intends for Hartnett White to lead the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). The CEQ is a division of the Executive Office that works closely with the president to develop environmental and energy policies and initiatives. The council was established in 1969 as a [...]

BU’s third annual No Hate Week sparks conversation on campus

Sunday, November 12, 2017, No Hate Week was kickstarted by a march through campus. The “Love for the Cultural-March was set to start at 3pm but didn’t begin until about 3:30. The march was preceded by some speeches and a performance by representatives of the BU Gospel Choir on the steps of Carver Hall. Marcei [...]

DeVos rescinds Obama’s sexual assault policies on campuses; Sexual assault allegations now harder to prove and punish

One in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college according to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. Sexual crimes are serious and affect the victims for the rest of their lives. The RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) website says victims of sexual assault are prone to anxiety, [...]