Boston University News Releases


27th October, 2004
Greece's First African-American Office Holder Credits Her Boston University Experience (Boston) — Yvette Jarvis took away more from Boston University than her experience as captain of the women’s basketball team in the late 1970s. She also learned a lesson in ethnic diversity that gave her confidence that she could thrive in another culture. That confidence guided her on an unusual...
26th October, 2004
From Political Rally to Presidential Pardon: Documents from the American Presidency Collection at Boston University (Boston) — The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University presents THE AMERICAN PRESIDENCY: White House Documents, an exhibition representing more than 200 years of Presidential documents, correspondence, and memorabilia from 42 Presidents. The exhibition is open to the public...
22nd October, 2004
Maimonides, Medieval Jewish Thinker, to Be Focus of Boston University Colloquium (Boston) — Boston University’s Center for Philosophy and History of Science and its Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies will jointly host a day-long colloquium, “Maimonides: Philosopher and Scientist,” on Monday, November 8 at the George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue. Maimonides,...
20th October, 2004
Boston University School of Public Health Professor Awarded the Family Violence Prevention Fund’s Educator Award (Boston) - Elaine Alpert, MD, MPH, associate professor of public health and medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health, has been awarded the Family Violence Prevention Fund’s Educator Award. This award is given to one individual in recognition and appreciation of her or his efforts...
19th October, 2004
Boston University Sherman Gallery Presents Keepsake Exhibition (Boston) - Boston University’s Sherman Gallery presents its first invitational exhibition, “Keepsake.” “Keepsake” is part of a group of exhibitions and educational offerings on the subject of vernacular photography opening at Boston University in November. The exhibition will open Tuesday, November...
15th October, 2004
National Institute on Aging, Industry Launches Partnership, $60 Million Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (Boston) - The National Institute on Aging (NIA) in conjunction with other Federal agencies, private companies and organizations today launched a $60 million, 5-year public-private partnership -- the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative -- to test whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),...
12th October, 2004
Publishing Giant, Community Leader, Real Estate Pioneer Are among BU Alumni Honored This Weekend (Boston) — Prominent educators, business and community leaders, and entrepreneurs are among this year’s recipients of Boston University’s prestigious annual alumni awards. Hugo Shong, senior vice president of International Data Group (IDG) and president of IDG Asia, community leader and Wheelock...
8th October, 2004
Statement from Boston University Regarding Jane Christo We want to thank Ms. Christo for her many accomplishments over the years. Under her leadership, WBUR has become a national leader in public radio news, providing five hours daily of locally produced news programming covering local, national and international issues. The station has won virtually...
6th October, 2004
Boston University School of Law to Host Lochner Centennial Conference (Boston) — The Boston University School of Law will host a conference to celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the most talked about cases in American constitutional history, Joseph Lochner versus the state of New York. On Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16 a distinguished panel of...
4th October, 2004
Boston University Names Stephen Burgay Vice President for Marketing and Communications (Boston) — Boston University today announced the appointment of Stephen P. Burgay as Vice President for Marketing and Communications. Burgay, 48, is a marketing executive who, in his new role, will oversee the university’s brand strategy and marketing initiatives, as well as...
Next 10 >>