Boston University News Releases


26th April, 2000
B.U. Announces Recipients of the 2000 Perkins Award for Distinguished Service (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University’s Faculty Council recently presented its annual John S. Perkins Distinguished Service Award to three members of the University’s community. This annual award honors those who have served the University with great distinction and who have made important...
20th April, 2000
Boston University College of Communication Announces Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University’s College of Communication has recently named the eight recipients of its Distinguished Alumni Award for 2000. Since 1981, the College’s Alumni Association has honored alumni whose professional accomplishments have brought credit to themselves, the College, and...
19th April, 2000
Boston University Political Scientist Refutes Myth that Big Business Opposes Social Policycontrary to Popular Belief, Large Corporations Support Social Policies (Boston, Mass.) — Cathie Jo Martin, professor of political science at Boston University, refutes the myth that big business actively opposes expansion of employee benefits through its lobbying. In her new book, Stuck in Neutral: Business and the Politics of Human Capital Investment (Princeton Paperbacks),...
19th April, 2000
Symposium on Literacy, Commerce, and Eyeglasses in Late Medieval Italy at Boston University (Boston, Mass.) — The Boston University Institute for Medieval History, the BU Interdisciplinary Italian Studies Program, and the Pirandello Lyceum of Boston will host a two-session conference titled "Literacy and Numeracy in Late Medieval Italy" on Wednesday, April 26 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m....
12th April, 2000
Nobel Laureate Confronts Infinity at Boston University Gerard ’t Hooft To Present Dean S. Edmonds, Sr. Memorial Lecture (Boston, Mass.) – Gerard ’t Hooft, winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Physics, will present "A Confrontation with Infinity," at Boston University’s Metcalf Science Center on Tuesday, April 25, 2000. ’t Hooft won the Nobel Prize with M. J. G. Veltman for developing the essential mathematical...
11th April, 2000
Winner of Pulitizer Prize in Fiction has Strong Boston Ties Read the New York Times book review, Lahiri's interview with India Times, and her Pulitzer citation (Boston, MA) — Jhumpa Lahiri has won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her first book, Interpreter of Maladies. The book’s tales, set in India and the U.S., concern people grappling...
5th April, 2000
Patient Rights in America: Emergence, Effect, Enforcement, and Enhancement WHAT: PATIENT RIGHTS IN AMERICA: EMERGENCE, EFFECT, ENFORCEMENT, AND ENHANCEMENT WHEN: Friday, April 7, 2000 from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, April 8, 2000 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Omni Parker House 60 School Street Boston,...
4th April, 2000
Preventive Medicine Caswell Evans, Jr., DDS, MPH, executive editor and project director of the Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health, will participate in a visiting professorship designed to highlight prevention and minority health issues. The four-day visit, April 11 through 14, is sponsored by the Association of...