Tag: Alumni

Jon Freeman ’04 Receives BUA Distinguished Alumni Award

BUA is delighted to present the 2023-2024 Distinguished Alumni Award to Jon Freeman ’04 for his groundbreaking work in social neuroscience and for his national advocacy for LGBTQ+ visibility and representation in STEM. This annual award, launched in 2022, goes to an alumnus/a who best exemplifies the values of BUA and has used those qualities […]

Dr. Magdalena Slosar-Cheah Receives Inaugural BUA Distinguished Alumnus/a Award

Boston University Academy’s Alumni Council is honored to present the inaugural Distinguished Alumnus/a Award to Magdalena Slosar-Cheah ’99 for her work in the field of infectious disease. The award celebrates an alumnus of the school who best exemplifies BUA’s values and makes an impact on the community and world around them. Dr. Slosar-Cheah grew up in […]

Alums Want to Help

On the evening of September 29, in what promises to be a wonderful tradition, seven graduates who identify as people of color joined two dozen current students of color for dinner and conversation, with the aim of sharing their experiences, building connection, and moving our community forward in terms of belonging. Several dozen alums began their months-long volunteer […]


Samantha Cohen ’08

Samantha Cohen ‘08 received her AB in Social Studies from Harvard University in 2012. After graduating, Cohen moved to New York to work for Sotheby’s, one of the world’s largest auction houses and brokers of art, jewelry, real estate, and automobiles. She currently serves as a Senior Manager in Business Development. In addition to her […]


Larry Tobin ’05

After graduating from BUA, Larry Tobin ‘05 received his BA from Boston University in 2007. He refined his fundraising and leadership skills at Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), where he worked from 2008-2017, most recently as Associate VP of Major Gifts. During this time, he also earned his MBA and MA at Brandeis University. This past […]


Jennifer Johnson ’00

After graduating from BUA in 2000, Jennifer Johnson received her BA in History from Brown University and her PhD in History from Princeton University. She taught history at Lehman College and the City College of New York before returning to Brown in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of African History. Johnson is the author of […]


Sonja Page ’09

Sonja Page ‘09 graduated from the University of Rochester with her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and Minors in Chemical Engineering and Business in 2013. She worked at Schlumberger, the world’s leading oilfield services company, as a Senior Field Engineer. Sonja is currently an MBA student at Harvard Business School exploring entrepreneurship and full-time roles combining […]