Boston University News Releases


30th March, 2005
Boston University School of Visual Arts Presents Graduate Student Exhibitions 2005, April 15 — May 8 (Boston)—The Boston University College of Fine Arts announces its 2005 graduate student exhibitions, presenting the work of students receiving their Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree from the School of Visual Arts this year. On April 15, the MFA Graphic Design exhibition will open at the BU Art Gallery,...
29th March, 2005
National Napping Day Helps Americans Adjust to Daylight Savings Time (Boston)- On Monday, April 4, 2005, Americans across the country will participate in the sixth-annual National Napping Day, one day after the return of daylight savings time. Boston University (BU) Professor, William Anthony, Ph.D., and his wife, Camille Anthony, presidents of The...
28th March, 2005
Discovery of Gene Will Likely Lead to New Treatments for Inflammatory Diseases, Cancer (Boston) — In a paper featured today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), researchers from Boston University School of Dental Medicine report the discovery of a new gene, STAT6(B), that helps regulate production of the potentially deadly tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha)...
25th March, 2005
Boston University School of Music Presents Stravinsky's "Rite of Spring" (Boston) — The Boston University School of Music presents the Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus in a concert at Symphony Hall featuring Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps (“The Rite of Spring”) and Verdi’s Quattro Pezzi Sacri (“Four Sacred Pieces”). The concert will take...
21st March, 2005
National Academy of Sciences Taps Techno-Savvy Lia as Animated Star of New Website (Boston) — She’s got the deductive skills of CSI’s Sara Sidle, the curiosity of Eliza Thornberry, and the spunk and smarts of Harry Potter’s pal, Hermione. But she’s all Lia, a science-savvy, teen-aged Latina operative in a secret global organization dedicated to using technology to...
10th March, 2005
Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet to Inaugurate The Robert Lowell Memorial Lecture Series at BU (Boston) — Pulitzer Prize winning Poet C. K. Williams and former United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky will inaugurate The Robert Lowell Memorial Lecture Series with poetry readings on Thursday, March 17 at the Photonics Center at Boston University. The event will celebrate the legacy of the...
9th March, 2005
WBUR Named Boston News Station of the Year by Associated Press (Boston) - Boston University today announced that WBUR-FM recently won seven Boston market awards from the Associated Press, setting an all-time high and topping last year’s haul of six awards. WBUR was named News Station of the Year for the second consecutive year, while the station’s...
8th March, 2005
BUSM Researchers Find Key Pathway Linking Oxidation Chemical Reaction to Heart Failure (Boston) – Enlargement (or hypertrophy) of the heart muscle is a disease process underlying heart failure. Although reactive oxygen species (ROS) are known to be involved in this process, relatively little is known about precisely how ROS -- highly reactive molecules that arise from incomplete chemical...