Boston University News Releases


20th December, 2001
Boston University's Community Technology Fund Announces New Director of Venture Capital Boston, Mass. — Boston University announces that Jason H. Levine is the new director of Venture Capital for the University's Community Technology Fund (CTF). CTF is one of the first focused venture capital and technology transfer programs developed by a university. "Mr. Levine brings...
11th December, 2001
Boston University Researchers Locate Where Northern Forests Store Carbon Boston, Mass. — Boston University researchers and their NASA and European colleagues have mapped for the first time the location of forest areas in the northern hemisphere that serve as major "carbon sinks" - specific areas where carbon from the atmosphere is stored in the wood of trees. The researchers...
7th December, 2001
Dr. Janice Barret Promoted to Associate Professor by Boston University Boston, Mass. — Boston University announces the promotion of Dr. Janice Barrett to associate professor in the College of Communication. Her new position reflects Dr. Barrett's professional excellence, quality in teaching and service to the community and University over the past seven years.
15th November, 2001
BU School Of Medicine Professor Recently Honored Boston, Mass. — Benjamin Kaminer, former professor and chairman of the department of physiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), was recently honored at a symposium held in his name at BUSM. The honor was in recognition of Kaminer's outstanding contributions to medical education and...
2nd November, 2001
BU Art Gallery Presents Esther Bubley: American Photojournalist Exhibition (Boston, Mass.) — The Boston University Art Gallery presents the Esther Bubley: American Photojournalist exhibition featuring published versions of Bubley’s photography and 86 vintage prints. The exhibition, from Friday, Nov. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 16, calls attention to American social history...
29th October, 2001
Boston University Partners with NIH to Provide Biomedical Scholarships to Doctoral Students Boston, Mass. — The Bioinformatics Program at Boston University and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have entered into a partnership that will provide scholarships for as many as six Boston University bioinformatics doctoral students. The partnership will give the students access to facilities...
25th October, 2001
BUMC Creates Child Trauma Center Boston, Mass. — The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded a $1.8 million grant to Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) to establish a treatment and services development center focusing on caring for children and...
25th October, 2001
Local Resident Appointed To Boston Medical Center Boston, Mass. — Christopher Locke, DPM, has been appointed the positions of attending physician in the Department of Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and instructor in surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. Locke, a doctor of podiatric medicine, will specialize in foot and ankle...
19th October, 2001
University Policy Statement The events of Tuesday, September 11 have affected the entire Boston University community but have had immediate and profound effects on the surviving families of those who perished in the attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., and in the search and rescue efforts there. Many...
11th October, 2001
George Sherman Gallery Presents W. Perry Barton: Works on Paper on October 25 Boston, Mass. — Boston University’s George Sherman Union (GSU) Gallery will host a retrospective of works on paper by Boston artist W. Perry Barton beginning on Thursday, October 25 and running through Friday, December 14, 2001. The exhibition will provide insight not only into the...