Boston University News Releases


21st February, 2002
"African Presidents-in-Residence" Program Launched at Boston University with $1 Million Gift from Balfour Foundation Boston, MA — Boston University's African Presidential Archives and Research Center (APARC) has received a $1 million grant from the Balfour Foundation to launch a residency program that will bring former African presidents to the University beginning in September 2002. The Balfour Foundation,...
20th February, 2002
Oscar-winning Producer Arthur Cohn to Premiere Major New Film Boston, MA — Academy Award winning producer Arthur Cohn will host the Boston premiere of his major new film “Behind the Sun” at Boston University on February 28, 2002 at the George Sherman Union’s Metcalf Hall at 6:30 p.m. Cohn, who has earned more Oscars than any other independent producer, has...
15th February, 2002
Dr. Hubbard Recognized for Outstanding Achievements that Contribute to Society Boston, MA — The Photonics Center at Boston University announced today that Dr. James E. Hubbard Jr., Senior Systems Engineer at The Photonics Center and Founder and Chief Technology Officer of iProvica, Inc., has been awarded the 2002 Black Engineer President's Award for Career Excellence. The...
14th February, 2002
Injury is Prevalent Among Alcohol and Drug-dependent Persons Seeking Detoxification Boston, MA — Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have shown that injury is a serious problem for a substantial portion of patients undergoing detoxification, particularly those with alcohol dependence. The study appears in the February 2002 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical and...
13th February, 2002
High Homocysteine Levels May Double Risk of Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, New Report Suggests Boston, MA — People with elevated levels of homocysteine in the blood had nearly double the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to a new report from scientists at Boston University. The findings, in a group of people participating in the long-running Framingham Study, are the...
6th February, 2002
Boston University Announces New Study Abroad Joint Venture EUSA Contact: Catherine Hanley, 617-335-1460 Boston, MA — Boston University and London-based Practicum Europa have announced a joint venture to develop and broaden academic internship opportunities in Europe for American college students. The new enterprise is called EUSA -- European...