Boston University News Releases


29th April, 2004
BU Provost to Become President of WPI (Boston, Mass.) — Dr. Dennis D. Berkey, provost of Boston University and a member of the faculty for 30 years, has announced that he has accepted the presidency of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and will assume the post there on July 1. “I have spent much of my career at Boston University,...
28th April, 2004
Seven African Former Heads of State Issue Statement Following Boston University Summit (Boston, Mass.) — Seven African former heads of state released the following joint statement after attending the second annual African Presidential Roundtable at Boston University. It reflects closed-door deliberations held in London last week and Boston this week at the Roundtable sponsored by...
27th April, 2004
Boston University to Defer Implementation of New Latin Honors Criteria for Class of 2004 (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University President ad interim Dr. Aram Chobanian today announced that the University Council has voted to defer implementation of a new common campus-wide standard of awarding Latin Honors as the only criteria on which to base awards for the Class of 2004. Students will...
21st April, 2004
BU Medical Center Researcher Awarded Grant to Study Health Benefits of Sun Exposure (Boston, Mass.)— Michael Holick, PhD, MD, director of the General Clinical Research Center at Boston University Medical Center, and professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics at Boston University School of Medicine, recently received a $50,000 grant from the UV Foundation for Education...
20th April, 2004
BU Physics Professor Elected Member Of National Academy Of Sciences (Boston, Mass.) — H. Eugene Stanley, a professor of physics at Boston University and director of its Center for Polymer Studies, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The election, held during the Academy’s 141st annual meeting today, added 72 new members from...
15th April, 2004
Boston University Board of Trustees Adopts Sweeping Governance Changes (Boston, Mass.) — The Boston University Board of Trustees today unanimously voted for wide-ranging reform which will put the University at the forefront of higher education governance. The actions were recommended by the Board’s ad hoc Committee on Governance, which presented its report...
15th April, 2004
Former Commanding General of Coalition Task Force to View Annual Tri-Service Pass In Review of BU ROTC Programs (Boston, Mass.) — Cadets from Boston University's Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC programs will present colors to Commanding General of the Army Lieutenant General John R. Vines on April 24, 2004 during the 21st annual Presidential Tri-Service Pass In Review ceremony. Lieutenant General Vines will...
12th April, 2004
Operative Time Increases When Training Surgical Residents in the Operating Room (Chicago, Ill.) – There is an increase in operative time required to complete some surgical procedures associated with training surgical residents in the operating room, according to an article in the April issue of The Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According...
9th April, 2004
Boston University Law School Dean Steps Down (Boston, Mass.) — After more than a decade at the helm of Boston University’s School of Law, Dean Ronald A. Cass has announced that he is stepping down at the end of this academic year. He will be taking time off to pursue research and related projects. During his tenure, the Law School has achieved...
8th April, 2004
Carlos Samour, Local Scientist, Entrepreneur, Funds First Endowed Chair in BU Chemistry Department (Boston, Mass.) — Boston University’s College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (CAS/GRS) today announces the first endowed professorship in the University’s Department of Chemistry: the Samour Family Professorship in Organic Chemistry. This chair has been established by Carlos M. Samour,...
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