Boston University News Releases


31st October, 2003
Boston University Names Dr. Aram Chobanian As President Ad Interim (Boston, Mass.) — Dr. Aram Chobanian, a world-renowned cardiologist and the Dean of the BU School of Medicine for the past 15 years, has been named by the Board of Trustees as the interim President of Boston University. Dr. Chobanian will lead the University, while the school undertakes an extensive...
31st October, 2003
Statement from the Boston University Board of Trustees (Boston, Mass.) — The Board voted to accept, with deep regret and appreciation, the resignation of John Silber as Chancellor and as Trustee at Boston University. He has been Chancellor for the past seven years and has been a Trustee since 1971 when he assumed the Presidency of the University. Previously,...
28th October, 2003
BU Lectures To Address Recent Discoveries Highlighting Culture, Technology of Ancient Greece (Boston, Mass) — Boston University’s Center for Archaeological Studies will host Hellenic scholar Alexander Mazarakis-Ainian for two lectures, November 12 and 13. The evening lectures will be held at the University’s College of Arts and Sciences, 675 Commonwealth Avenue. Mazarakis-Ainian,...
24th October, 2003
Boston University Chemist Elected 2005 Chair of Education Division of American Chemical Society (Boston, Mass.) — Morton Hoffman, a professor of chemistry in Boston University’s Department of Chemistry, has been elected chairman of the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Hoffman will serve as chairman-elect throughout 2004 and will assume his duties as chairman...
21st October, 2003
Boston University Chemists, Computer Scientist Win NSF Grant For Computational Chemistry Project (Boston, Mass.) — A three-year, nearly half-million dollar grant from the Information Technology Research (ITR) program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) will spur efforts by three Boston University scientists to develop time-saving computational approaches to predicting how liquids form...
14th October, 2003
Boston University's Frederick S. Pardee Center Appoints Four Scholars As Fellows (Boston, Mass.) — The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University recently announced the appointment of four outstanding scholars as Fellows of the Center for the academic year 2003-2004. The scholars are Dr. Cutler Cleveland, professor of geography...
9th October, 2003
Chancellor John Silber To Speak On Model To Improve Secondary Education (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University Academy will celebrate its 10th year anniversary on Friday, October 10 at 4 p.m. The Academy, which Boston Magazine has called, “the private high school many admissions deans consider to have the most impressive intellectual offerings in Greater Boston,” has in...
8th October, 2003
Expanding Universe: The Recent Paintings of Al Held (Boston, Mass.) ─ The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is thrilled to present “Expanding Universe: The Recent Paintings of Al Held,” a traveling exhibition that showcases recent paintings and watercolors by the American master painter and pioneer of geometric abstraction, Al Held. Held’s...
6th October, 2003
Boston University Researcher James J. Collins Named 2003 MacArthur Fellow (Boston, Mass.) — James J. Collins, professor of biomedical engineering at Boston University College of Engineering, co-director of the Center for BioDynamics, and director of the Applied BioDynamics Laboratory, has been named a 2003 MacArthur Fellow. The fellowship will provide Collins with a five-year,...
2nd October, 2003
Boston University to Host 46th Annual African Studies Association Conference on Youthful Africa (Boston, Mass.) — At the start of the new millennium, Africa is the most “youthful” continent in the world with approximately 50 percent of its population below the age of 18 years. Despite devastating constraints such as AIDS, war, and poverty, Africa’s youth population is expected to continue...
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