Boston University News Releases


18th December, 2006
Channel 5's David Boeri to Join WBUR-FM (Boston) – Veteran Boston TV reporter and award-winning journalist David Boeri will depart WCVB-TV after 15 years to join WBUR-FM on January 1 as a special correspondent and host for Boston’s NPR News Station, announced WBUR Group General Manager Paul La Camera. Boeri will help develop and host...
13th December, 2006
Boston University Athletes Present Local Elementary School Students with the Holiday Gift of Reading Boston - For the 9th consecutive year, Boston University student athletes are reaching out to area elementary schools this week to provide second-graders with the holiday gift of reading. Through this program, more than 260 student athletes will read to more than 500 second-graders around the city.
7th December, 2006
Joukowsky Family Foundation Establishes Archaeology Endowed Chair at Boston University (Boston) – Boston University today announced that The Joukowsky Family Foundation has endowed a chair in the University’s Department of Archaeology honoring James R. Wiseman, founder (along with the late Professor Creighton Gabel) and former chairman of the department. Established in 1981 by Artemis...
1st December, 2006
Award-Winning Author to Speak at Boston University: James Carroll Presents “In Search of a Common Humanity” Boston – The Luce Program in Scripture & Literary Arts, part of the Department of Religion at Boston University, in association with the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, present an evening with National Book Award-winning author and Boston Globe columnist, James Carroll, on Tuesday, December...
29th November, 2006
Boston University College of Fine Arts to Observe Day Without Art / World AIDS Day (Boston) – The Boston University College of Fine Arts will observe Day With(out) Art / World AIDS Day this Friday, December 1, with contributions from the School of Theatre and the School of Visual Arts. Students, faculty, and staff from the College of Fine Arts (CFA), along with the...
21st November, 2006
Boston University Receives $9.2 Million Silvio O. Conte Grant for Memory Studies (Boston) — Boston University today announced that The National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have awarded the university a five-year, $9.2 million grant for research aimed at providing a better understanding of episodic memory and its deterioration...
14th November, 2006
NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro Named Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize Winner (Boston) — WBUR Group and Boston University today announced that NPR foreign correspondent Lourdes Garcia-Navarro was selected as the 2006 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize winner for a two-part series entitled “Migrants’ Job Search Empties Mexican Community” which aired on NPR’s “Morning Edition”...
9th November, 2006
World Renowned Tenor Jerry Hadley Visits Boston University to Teach Opera Master Class to College of Fine Arts Students and Open the Exhibition of His Newly Established Archive Boston – Three-time Grammy Award winner Jerry Hadley, a leading romantic tenor and one of the most sought-after contemporary singers, will hold a public master class on Wednesday, November 15, 2006 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Avenue. Presented by the...
6th November, 2006
New Vice Chairman of Radiology at Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine (Boston) – Anna Chacko, MD, has been named vice chairman of the Division of Radiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and professor of radiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). For the past five years, Chacko served as chairman of the Department of Radiology at the Lahey...
3rd November, 2006
Boston University School of Visual Arts Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series Presents Willie Cole (Boston) – Boston University School of Visual Arts continues its new visiting artist lecture series with a presentation by artist Willie Cole on Monday, November 6 at 6:00pm in the College of Fine Arts Concert Hall. Conceived by Lynne Allen, the recently appointed Director of the School of Visual...