Boston University News Releases


31st October, 2002
Boston University Celebrates 80th Birthday of Esteemed Faculty Member Lukas Foss (Boston, Mass.) - On November 26, Boston University celebrates the 80th birthday of acclaimed composer and esteemed faculty member Lukas Foss with a special concert at Symphony Hall. The Boston University Symphony Orchestra will premiere Symphonic Fantasy, Foss's newest work, especially commissioned...
28th October, 2002
"Inside Edition" Gives Boston University Professors a New Look (Boston, Mass.) - Syndicated television news magazine "Inside Edition" travels to Boston University's College of Communication to reward four hardworking professors with makeovers. Participating in the event are professors T. Barton Carter and Edward Downes of the Department of Mass Communication,...
23rd October, 2002
Boston University School of Social Work Receives $4.4M Grant to Meet the Care Needs of Older Adults BOSTON, MA — To address the urgent shortage of trained health care professionals to care for the nation's aging population, Boston University's School of Social work has received a $4.4 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies to create the Institute for Geriatric Social Work. At a time...
18th October, 2002
TV Talk Superstar, Local Business Star, Diplomat Among Bu Alumni Award Winners This Weekend BOSTON, MA Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, Syms Corporation's CEO Marcy Syms, and Wendy Chamberlin, former U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, are among six Boston University alumni who will receive distinguished service awards Saturday morning. Also receiving awards will be Maxwell Blum, a World War II veteran...
16th October, 2002
Boston University Hosts Ceremony to Name New Student Village Complex and Arena BOSTON, MA — Boston University celebrated the naming of its new housing, sports, and family entertainment and recreational complex as the John Hancock Student Village, in recognition of a $20 million corporate sponsorship from John Hancock Financial Services, Inc. The October 16 celebration...
10th October, 2002
Boston University Wins $10.7 Million NIH Grant to Develop Cutting-edge Chemical Libraries BOSTON, MA —Imagine wanting to find out about something and the only available library had resource materials limited to topics that began with just a handful of letters—"A," "B," and "C," or "M," "N," and "O." Researchers across a broad range of scientific inquiry today find themselves in...
7th October, 2002
Boston University to Host Presentation by World-Renowned Astrophotographer BOSTON, MA — Boston University will host an illustrated talk by Dr. David Malin, the world's foremost astrophotographer, on Sunday, October 13, at 4 p.m. in the Tsai Performance Center on the University's main campus. Titled "A Universe of Color," the talk will range from the light-polluted skies...
2nd October, 2002
Obituary: Rev. Dr. Anthony C. Campbell Boston, MA — The Reverend Dr. Anthony Cardova Campbell, 63, of Boston, died Friday, September 27, at Brigham and Women's Hospital after suffering a massive stroke two days earlier. Reverend Campbell was professor of homiletics and preacher-in-residence at the Boston University School of Theology.