Boston University News Releases


24th November, 2003
"Focus on Mathematics" to Welcome Partners from Local Schools, Boston University at Colloquium (Boston, Mass) — “Focus on Mathematics” is sponsoring a colloquium and reception for teachers, school superintendents, researchers, and mathematicians affiliated with this new math-education improvement program at Boston University on Friday, December 5. The events will be held at the University’s...
24th November, 2003
Robert Pinsky and Boston Arts Academy Form Boston University Creative Writing Scholars Program (Boston, Mass.) – Robert Pinsky, professor of English at Boston University and the former Poet Laureate of the United States, and Linda Nathan, headmaster of the Boston Arts Academy (BAA), recently created the Boston University Creative Writing Scholars Program. The year-long writers’ residency...
20th November, 2003
Boston University to Hold Topping Off Ceremony for New Hillel House (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University will hold a ceremony on Sunday, November 23 to top off its new $15 million Florence and Chafetz Hillel House. The new state-of-the art facility is expected to be completed by September 2004. The 33,000 square foot structure at the center of the...
18th November, 2003
Boston University Presents Truman Capote's Holiday Memories -- A New Holiday Experience For The Whole Family (Boston, Mass.)— The Boston University Professional Theatre Initiative, in association with the Huntington Theatre Company, presents Truman Capote’s sweet and wonderful look at the holiday season, Holiday Memories, in its Boston premiere. Performances begin in Studio 210 in the Boston University...
13th November, 2003
Boston University Engineers Win NSF Grant to Improve Information Use by Sensor Networks (Boston, Mass.) — Fans of the television show Star Trek know that finding a colleague in a large spaceship is as simple as asking the computer to locate the individual’s communication device. On-body sensors are staples of science fiction, integral to dramatic situations where individuals must be...
5th November, 2003
Boston University Center for Millennial Studies and School of Theology to Co-Sponsor Apocalyptic Symposium (Boston, Mass) — The Boston University Center for Millennial Studies and School of Theology, and the Boston Theological Institute are co-sponsoring a two-day symposium, “Millennial Texts and Apocalyptic Contexts: Implications for Congregational Life,” on November 9 and 10 at the Andover Newton Theological...
4th November, 2003
"The Water Wars" To Be Focus of Environmental Writers Conference at Boston University (Boston, Mass) — The Knight Center for Science and Medical Journalism in Boston University’s College of Communication and the New England Aquarium are co-hosting a two-day conference for environmental writers on November 14 and 15. Titled “The Water Wars,” the conference will focus on issues of...
4th November, 2003
Boston University School of Music Presents the Britten War Requiem at Symphony Hall (Bosaton, Mass.)—The Boston University School of Music presents the Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus in a concert at Symphony Hall featuring Benjamin Britten’s choral masterpiece, War Requiem, opus 66. The concert will take place on Monday, November 24 at 8:00pm.
1st November, 2003
Boston University, Local 615 Settle Contract (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University and Local 615 of the Service Employees International Union have reached agreement on a contract covering about 660 employees in the custodial and trades areas. Agreement on the proposed contract was reached at 5:30 a.m. Friday, October 31, the day the contract...