Boston University News Releases


15th December, 1999
Boston University’s Metropolitan College Launches First E-commerce Master's Degree In U.S. (Boston, Mass.) — To help working professionals harness the explosion of opportunities on the Internet, Boston University’s Metropolitan College is launching a new Master of Science degree in Electronic Commerce in January 2000, the first of its kind in the country. The program’s curriculum...
15th November, 1999
Boston University Sociologist Challenges Major Contemporary Views on Cities in New Book "The American City, A Social and Cultural History" (Boston, Mass.) — Does America have a sense of community and a vital civic culture? Are disparate groups capable of uniting as a single people? Do Americans help each other for the common good? Boston University Professor of Sociology Daniel J. Monti, Jr., confronts these central issues...
18th October, 1999
Boston University Recognizes Five Outstanding Alumni During Homecoming FREDERICK KOBRICK Frederick Kobrick, a resident of Sudbury, has received an alumni award from Boston University. Kobrick was one of five outstanding individuals selected this year to receive the award, which is the highest honor given by the University to its alumni. He was honored before...
30th September, 1999
Executive Chef at Boston University Chosen to Participate in International Exchange Program (Boston, Mass.) — Gerard Tice, ARAMARK chef and the executive chef at Boston University, has been selected as one of 17 chefs to participate in ARAMARK’s sixth annual International Guest Chef Series, an annual program designed to honor the company’s finest chefs during a multinational culinary exchange.
15th September, 1999
Boston University Hillel House Hosts A Photographic Exhibition: "And I Still See Their Faces: The Vanished World of Polish Jewry" (Boston, Mass.) — When the German army invaded Poland in September 1939, the Jews of Poland were faced with a deadly threat to their existence. By the end of World War II, more than 90 percent of Poland’s prewar Jewish population were dead. Now, 60 years after the invasion that touched...
1st September, 1999
Biologically Inspired Electronics Leads to Higher Fidelity (Boston, Mass.) - The human brain is the most elegant of receivers. It can discern the notes of a piccolo from amongst the multitude of tones in a symphony orchestra and identify the familiar outlines of a friend in the midst of a crowd of strangers. Realizing this extraordinary ability of the neuronal...
10th August, 1999
Artists Bring Ancient World Alive With Cutting Edge Technology at 21st Century Tech Road Show (Boston, Mass.) – This September, tourists will be able to explore the ruins of an imaginary ancient palace, bringing to light the artifacts of a long-lost civilization, interacting with kinetic sculptures and chatting with other visitors to this virtual world. The magical 3-D world of Spirited...
27th July, 1999
Wellesley Resident Delivers Plenary Address to American Society of Mammalogists (Boston, Mass.) — Wellesley resident Thomas H. Kunz, professor of biology at Boston University, recently delivered the plenary address, "What Does It Cost to Be a Bat: A Time Energy Approach," at the American Society of Mammalogists conference in San Francisco. Kunz was selected to keynote this...
24th June, 1999
Cambridge Resident is Finalist in Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant Program (Boston, Mass.) — Daniel Ranalli of Cambridge was recently chosen as a photography finalist in the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s (MCC) Artist Grants Program, a highly competitive program designed to recognize exceptional artists in the state and to support their creative talent. As...
24th June, 1999
Winnebago, Minn. Resident Wins in Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions BOSTON — Winnebago, Minn. resident Kelly Kaduce, a recent graduate of Boston University's School for the Arts, was one of five winners at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals Concert in April. Selected from a pool of more than 2,500 singers from North America and Australia,...