Boston University News Releases


24th June, 2005
Iraqi Delegation of Educators and Scientists to Visit Boston University (Boston) — The rebuilding of Iraq, the status of its higher education, and opportunities for international collaboration will be some of the topics discussed when Boston University’s International Visitors Program hosts the president, the deputy minister for scientific affairs, and nine faculty...
21st June, 2005
Researchers Find Maine Adolescent Girls at Risk for Bone Loss and Future Fractures (Boston) — Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that adolescent girls living in Maine are at an increased risk for vitamin D deficiency, which may eventually compromise their bone health. According to their report in the June issue of the Journal of...
21st June, 2005
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition (Boston) - Shalender Bhasin, MD, has recently been appointed Chief of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition at Boston Medical Center (BMC), and a professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). Bhasin received his medical degree from the All Indiana...
15th June, 2005
Boston Firefighters Honor BU COM Students for Video Contribution to Burn Foundation (Boston) — Boston Firefighters from Local 718 will show their appreciation for Boston University College of Communication (COM) students and their professor tomorrow evening at 8 p.m. at Florian Hall, 55 Hallet Street in Dorchester. The students, with the guidance of Garland Waller, an assistant...
15th June, 2005
Boston University Management School Economist Michael Salinger Named to FTC Post (Boston) — Boston University School of Management Prof. Michael Salinger today was named director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Economics, overseeing the research organization where he served as a staff economist in the mid-1980s. FTC Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras made the announcement...
15th June, 2005
BMC Names New Senior VP, Chief Medical Officer (Boston) — Susan Haas, M.D., vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics-Gynecology at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has been named senior vice president and chief medical officer at Boston Medical Center (BMC) effective July 1, 2005. Haas came to BMC in 2003 from Harvard Vanguard Medical...
13th June, 2005
Paul Barber, BU Biologist, Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Research Endeavors (Boston) — Boston University’s Paul Barber will be honored today as one of this nation’s most promising young researchers. One of 20 National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored researchers to be named for a 2004 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) honor, Barber...
9th June, 2005
BU Journalism Students Win Top National Award (Boston) – Boston University College of Communication Journalism students Dori Berman, Carrie Lock, Richard Rainey and Lindsay Taub won first prize in the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Mark of Excellence national awards, while the BU student magazine, The Comment, received recognition...
7th June, 2005
BU APARC Director Charles Stith to Address African Statesmen (Boston) — Charles Stith, director of Boston University’s African Presidential Archives and Research Center (APARC) and former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania, will address African former heads and others at the June 8 concluding session in Mali of a summit hosted by the Club de Madrid and National...
4th June, 2005
Robert A. Brown Named President of Boston University (Boston) - The Boston University Board of Trustees today selected Robert A. Brown, a distinguished teacher, researcher, administrator and educational innovator, to be the school’s 10th president. Mr. Brown, 53, is currently Provost of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as well as a...
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