Boston University News Releases


22nd June, 2000
Brookline Resident Joins Staff at Boston University School of Medicine's Slone Epidemiology Unit (Boston, MA) — Brookline resident Sonia Hern୤ez-D젺, MD, MPH, has joined the Slone Epidemiology Unit (SEU) at Boston University School of Medicine as an epidemiologist. A recent graduate of Harvard School of Public Health, Hern୤ez-D젺 is also the recipient of...
19th June, 2000
School of Medicine's Mobile Lab on Display at the U.S. Capitol (Boston, Mass.) — The Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) CityLab MobileLab, a 40-foot, self-contained laboratory on wheels designed to provide students with hands-on experience in various research disciplines, will be on display at the United States Capitol on June 20, 2000. While at the...
16th June, 2000
BU Student-built Rocket, Spectre, Launched Successfully (Boston, Mass.) — Four years ago, five undergraduate students at Boston University were faced with a choice: take a final exam in an introductory astronomy class or develop a NASA grant proposal for a rocket experiment. On Tuesday, June 13, a large team of undergraduates, graduate students and faculty...
12th June, 2000
New Director at Boston University to Expand Scope of African-american Studies (Boston, Mass.) — Ronald Richardson has been named the new director of the African-American studies program and appointed associate professor of history at Boston University. In his new post, Dr. Richardson plans to strike out in a dramatic new direction in African-American studies. "We’re...
8th June, 2000
White Led Wins Discover Award for Technical Innovation Boston University Engineer Creates the Ultimate Light Bulb (Boston, Mass.) — Fred Schubert of Boston University’s Photonics Center is among the eight technological visionaries who have been named winners of the Eleventh Annual DISCOVER Magazine Awards for Technological Innovation, presented by the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation. The winners...
5th June, 2000
Women Medical School Faculty Perceive Gender Bias, Sexual Harassment Male Faculty Seem Unaware, Unaffected (Boston, Mass.) — Many women teaching at medical schools perceive that they are discriminated against and sexually harassed, according to a study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Boston University School of Medicine. Men seem to be relatively unaware of the problems and much less affected...