Boston University News Releases


29th July, 2004
Spring Through Fall, Cities Are Greener Longer Than Neighboring Rural Regions (Boston) — Summer can sometimes be a miserably hot time for city dwellers, but new research shows that an urban setting allows plants to bask in a hot-house environment that keeps them greener longer. Recent NASA-sponsored research from a team of geographers in Boston University’s...
20th July, 2004
Boston University Hosts Final Political Forum Leading to Democratic National Convention (Boston) — Boston University will host a forum of media representatives, pundits, and politicians on Wednesday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to noon, to discuss campaign matters leading up to the Democratic National Convention next week. Media are invited to attend and participate in the final...
19th July, 2004
Boston University J-Students Cover Dem Convention (Boston) — Sixty-seven Boston University journalism students have created a full-service news agency to cover the 2004 Democratic National Convention in what is being called the “ultimate practicum in political reporting.” Along with classroom work, they are producing coverage for print, photo,...
14th July, 2004
Boston University Helps Teach America About Africa (Boston) — At a time when it is important for Americans to understand more about Islam, Barbara Brown of Boston University’s African Studies Center likes to point out that Islam spread into East Africa more than 1,200 years ago, yet Americans generally associate Islam with Arab countries, not African....
8th July, 2004
Eminent Boston University Law Alumnus Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom (Boston) — The Honorable Edward W. Brooke, III, former U.S. senator and Massachusetts state attorney general, was recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. President George W. Bush honored Brooke and 12 other recipients for their accomplishments in culture, politics, science, sports, and...
7th July, 2004
Boston University Names Kelly Greenberg Head Women’s Basketball Coach (Boston) — Kelly Greenberg, who led the University of Pennsylvania women’s basketball team to the NCAA Tournament in two of her five years as the head coach, has been named the new head coach of the Boston University women’s basketball team, succeeding Margaret McKeon. The announcement...