Boston University News Releases


26th May, 2005
Boston University Psychologists Find Neurological Mechanism for Subliminal Learning (Boston) — Watch out — you may learn something and not even know it, says Takeo Watanabe, an associate professor of psychology at Boston University’s Center for Brain and Memory. Watanabe and his team recently pinpointed the mechanism that makes subliminal learning work. Watanabe will present the...
25th May, 2005
Short-Term Radiation for Cancer Pain As Effective As Longer Regimen (Boston) – Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) confirm that single dose (8 Gy) radiation is as effective as the current standard of ten treatments (30 Gy) of radiation therapy for patients with painful bone metastases. These recommendations appear in an editorial in the June...
24th May, 2005
Boston University to Host 2007 America East Men’s Basketball Championship (Boston) — The America East Men’s Basketball Championship returns to Boston in 2007 when Boston University hosts the tournament at Agganis Arena, it was announced today after a vote of the conference’s athletics directors. “We are proud to welcome the America East Men’s Basketball Championship...
22nd May, 2005
Transcript of President Hamid Karzai's Commencement Address to Boston University Class of 2005 Commencement Address Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan Boston University 132nd Commencement Such a great day to remember my own graduation. On my graduation there was a party by the junior students, and I was given a hair brush as a gift — if I take...
22nd May, 2005
Boston University Recognizes Three Professors for Excellence in Teaching (Boston) — Boston University at Commencement today bestowed its highest teaching award to Dr. John Carroll McManama, a professor of general dentistry for nearly three decades in the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. McManama, one of nearly 3,500 faculty members at the university, was named...
20th May, 2005
Washington Post Shanghai Bureau Chief Receives BU Journalist of the Year Award for Reporting on Asia (Boston) — Peter S. Goodman, Shanghai bureau chief and Asian economic correspondent for the Washington Post, was honored with the first annual Hugo Shong Journalist of the Year Award for Reporting on Asian Affairs on May 22 at Boston University. The award is presented by Boston University’s College...
19th May, 2005
Ceremony Held for Opening of New Life Science and Engineering Building (Boston) — Notable figures from the city of Boston and Boston University were on hand Wednesday, May 18, to snip apart a “molecule” of DNA to open BU’s new Life Science and Engineering Building, located at 24 Cummington Street. The ceremony included Dr. John Silber and Jon Westling,...
17th May, 2005
Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky to Speak at Boston University Academy Eleventh Commencement (Boston) — Robert Pinsky, three-time Poet Laureate of the United States and Boston University professor of English, will be the commencement speaker at the 2005 Boston University Academy ceremony. The event will take place Monday, May 23, at 11 a.m. in the university’s Tsai Performance Center.
16th May, 2005
BU Students Dominate Boston Press Photographers Association Collegiate Contest (Boston) — Boston University students from the school’s College of Communication dominated the 2005 Boston Press Photographers Association’s (BPPA) student still photography contest, winning 10 of the 14 awards given in the first collegiate competition ever for the 79-year-old group. Winners...
13th May, 2005
Boston University Recognized by Real Estate Group for Excellence in Corporate Real Estate (Boston) — Boston University Senior Vice President Richard Towle and the University’s new Agganis Arena were finalists in two of three categories at the CoreNet Global New England Chapter’s Awards of Excellence banquet recently. The awards recognized individual excellence and achievement...
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