Boston University News Releases


29th August, 2003
On Evolution's Hit Parade, Indigobirds Sing Songs That Drive Species Formation (Boston, Mass.) – Indigobirds may never win “parent of the year” awards. Known as brood parasites, they are more the “park-and-fly” type; a female lays an egg in the nest of another bird species and then wings away, confident that her egg—and the hatchling that develops—will be cared for by the...
25th August, 2003
Statement on 8/25/03 Boston Globe Article “The Boston Globe seems more engaged in ‘spin’ in its August 24 article on John Silber than any public relations practitioner would dare to attempt. In a 1,200-word article, it cites only one named source for this story, relying, as it so often does in articles about Boston University, on people...
14th August, 2003
Dan Goldin Accepts Presidency of Boston University (Boston, Mass.) — Daniel S. Goldin, former administrator of NASA, has accepted Boston University’s offer to become its ninth president. Goldin will take office at the nation’s fourth-largest independent university on Nov. 1. “I am both humbled and exhilarated by the opportunity to lead...