Boston University News Releases


21st June, 2004
Boston University Awards $5.3 Million in Full-Tuition Scholarships as Unrivaled Program Tops $100M Mark (Boston) - The nation’s largest and longest-running scholarship program for urban public high school students tonight eclipsed the $100 million distribution mark with $5.3 million in new four-year, full-tuition scholarships awarded by Boston University. The BU Boston High School Scholarship...
11th June, 2004
Changes to Insect-Seeking Calls of Horseshoe Bats May Drive New Species Formation (Boston) — It may not matter whether there is a mountain high enough or a river wide enough to keep members of a species apart. New species may diverge and form because of something as fundamental as a call to dine. According to new research by Tigga Kingston, a research associate...
9th June, 2004
BU Chemists Debut Online Resource for Researchers Seeking to Build New Bioactive Compounds (Boston) — It’s not exactly a “pinch of this and a dash of that” kind of guide. Yet the online resource for making molecules unveiled today by the Center for Chemical Methodology and Library Development at Boston University (CMLD–BU) is essentially a collection of organic chemistry procedures handed...
2nd June, 2004
Hundreds of High School Students to Compete for Scholarships at Boston University's Annual Design Competition (Boston) — Boston University’s College of Engineering will host its fourteenth annual Design Competition on Sunday, June 6, 2004 at the University’s Case Center Gymnasium. More than 200 high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors from throughout the Northeast will compete in two-person teams for...
1st June, 2004
New Report Shows U.S. Babies' Health Hurt by Hunger (Boston) – Infants and toddlers being raised in food insecure homes are more likely to suffer poor health, including illness severe enough to require hospitalizations, according to a new study published in the June 2004 issue of the Journal of Nutrition. Food insecurity is defined as...