Boston University News Releases


28th May, 2003
Boston University Honors George Hurd of Milton (Boston, Mass.) — When the Boston University Crew took to the waters of the Charles River this spring, George N. Hurd, Jr. was with them once again. But this time, Judge George N. Hurd, Jr., was back at home in Milton, and neither coaching nor rowing with the team. How did this distinguished...
23rd May, 2003
Boston University Professor Honored with 2003 Kahn Award for Series of Landscape Paintings (Boston, Mass.) — Professor John Walker, a renowned abstract painter and professor of visual arts in the Boston University College of Fine Arts, has been honored with the 2003 Kahn Award in recognition of his landscape series titled “Changing Light.” Established by the late alumna and benefactress...
19th May, 2003
George Will Speaks to Boston University's Class of 2003 about Baseball, Race, and Society (Boston, Mass.) – George Will delivered the main commencement address to graduates of Boston University’s Class of 2003. Will also received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree before some 5,000 Boston University graduating students and 20,000 family and friends at the largest commencement ceremony...
18th May, 2003
George F. Will Commencement Address (Boston, Mass.) – Chancellor Silber. Distinguished faculty. Proud parents–proud and somewhat poorer than you were four years ago. And, especially, members–fellow members, I guess I am entitled to say–of the Class of 2003. I thank Boston University for being allowed to inflict...
15th May, 2003
Boston University College of Communication to Present Distinguished Alumni Awards (Boston, Mass.) – CNN National Correspondent Gary Tuchman and Brookline Productions President Jeff Kline will be presented Distinguished Alumni Awards from Boston University’s College of Communication on Saturday, May 17, 2003 at the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge. Since 1981, the College’s Alumni Association...
14th May, 2003
Stock Trade Patterns Could Predict Financial Earthquakes (Boston, Mass.) — The stock market has its share of shakeups, but who would guess that large movements in this man-made system adhere to a similar pattern of predictability as earthquake magnitudes? After analyzing four years of data from the world financial markets, an interdisciplinary...
13th May, 2003
Brent Baker to Step Down as Dean of Boston University's College of Communication (Boston, Mass.)—Dean and Professor of Communication Brent Baker today announced to the College of Communication faculty and staff that he will retire as dean effective July 31, 2003, having served as dean for 11 years. Baker came to Boston University in August 1992, after retiring from the United...
9th May, 2003
Boston University Alumna Honored With National New Playwrights Award For Tragi-Comedy “Training Wisteria” (Boston, Mass.) – Boston University alumna Molly Smith Metzler was recently awarded the Kennedy Center’s 2003 American College Theater Festival’s National Student Playwriting Award for her tragic-comedy “Training Wisteria.” Metzler is a 2002 graduate of the Creative Writing Program in Boston University’s...
6th May, 2003
President of Carnegie Corporation to Discuss New Autobiography at Boston University (Boston, Mass.) — Dr. Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, will discuss his new autobiography, “The Road to Home: My Life and Times” (Simon & Schuster, 2003), at the Boston University School of Management auditorium on Monday, May 12, 2003. In “The Road to Home:...
1st May, 2003
Boston University and WRKO Announce Scolarship Fund Drive to Honor Talk Radio Pioneer Jerry Williams (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University announced today an endowed scholarship fund is being created in the name of Jerry Williams, the Radio Hall of Fame broadcaster who pioneered the talk radio format over a 50-year career, mostly in Boston. Initiated by the Williams family, the scholarship will go...
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