Boston University News Releases


23rd June, 2003
Boston University Awards $5.4 Million in Full-Tuition Scholarships as Unrivaled Program Marks 30th Anniversary (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University has officially marked the 30th anniversary of the nation’s largest and longest-running scholarship program for urban public high school students. With the $5.4 million in four-year, full-tuition scholarships awarded tonight, the Boston High Scholars Program...
18th June, 2003
Boston University Researchers Unveil Breakthrough Advance in Screening for Disease Genes (Boston, Mass.) — Two Boston University researchers have developed a better method for identifying genes associated with diseases. Where previous methods could only locate disease genes by looking at individual mutations separately, this new technique can simultaneously scan several disease genes....
9th June, 2003
Boston University Names John Schulz Dean of College of Communication (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University Chancellor John Silber has announced the appointment of Professor John J. Schulz as dean of Boston University’s College of Communication. He will assume the post August 1 upon his return from teaching summer courses in London. Since 1995, Schulz has...
6th June, 2003
Religion and Democracy are Focus of Second Annual Summer School Program at Boston University (Boston, Mass.) — The Institute on Religion and World Affairs (IRWA) at Boston University will conduct its second annual summer school program on Special Topics in Religion and World Affairs, from June 7-28, 2003. Co-sponsored by the School of Theology at Boston University, the theme of this year’s...
4th June, 2003
Newport Jazz Festival Founder George Wein to Launch African American Studies Fund at Boston University (Boston, Mass.) — Jazz impresario George Wein and his wife Joyce will hold a news conference on Thursday, June 12, 2003, to announce a $1 million gift to Boston University that will launch the George and Joyce Wein Endowment in African American Studies. It will underwrite establishment of the...