Boston University News Releases


17th September, 2002
Boston University Named "Weather Central" for Storms in Space Boston, MA The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named Boston University to lead the Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling (CISM), a new $20 million, multi-institutional NSF Science and Technology Center. The center will create computer models able to provide advance warning of...
11th September, 2002
Memorial Service, Symposium Set to Honor James Thomson, BU Professor, Nieman Director Boston, MA Boston and Harvard universities will hold a memorial service, and later a symposium, on Thursday, September 12, to honor the life of Dr. James C. Thomson, Jr., who died August 11 in Newton, Mass., at the age of 70. Dr. Thomson, a Boston University professor emeritus and...
5th September, 2002
Boston University Study Shows Global Teens' Attitudes About U.S. Society Set Stage for Next-Generation Terrorism Boston, MA A new Boston University study suggests that terrorism against the U.S. is likely to continue because of negative attitudes held by teen-agers around the world about Americans as people - impressions largely drawn, ironically from made-in-America movies, TV, and popular music.
4th September, 2002
Federal Trade Commission with BU, NU, Suffolk, & UMass Boston Launch Credit Smarts for Boston Students FTC Media Contacts: Michele Stolls, Attorney, 212/607-2834 and Donald D'Amato, Assistant Regional Director, 212/607-2802 Staff Contact: Cindy Kapadia, Communications Liaison, 212/607-2807 BU Media Contact: Allen Ward, Assistant Dean of Students, 617/353-6310