Boston University News Releases


28th April, 2006
Boston University School of Management Ranked 30th Overall, 15th in Academic Quality by BusinessWeek (Boston) – In the first undergraduate ranking by BusinessWeek, Boston University School of Management placed 15th among U.S. business schools in Academic Quality and 30th overall. “This new recognition by BusinessWeek is a fine tribute to our undergraduates and their professors,” said...
27th April, 2006
Boston University School of Management Recognized as CFA Program Partner Institution (Read more about the CFA Program Partner Initiative at http://www.cfainstitute.org/university/) (Charlottesville, Va.) — CFA Institute today announced that the Master of Science in Investment Management (MSIM) program at Boston University School of Management is a CFA Program Partner...
26th April, 2006
Boston University School of Social Work Receives Grant to Study Post-Foster Care Adolescents (Boston) — The latest statistics from the Massachusetts Department of Social Services (DSS) report that more than 10,000 children and adolescents across the state are currently placed in foster care homes. In an effort to examine the experiences of youth after they leave foster care, the School...
20th April, 2006
James Berkman Named Head of Boston University Academy (Boston) – James S. Berkman, current head of school at Hawken School outside of Cleveland, has been named head of Boston University Academy (BUA), effective July 1, announced David Campbell, Boston University provost. Berkman succeeds James Tracy, Ph.D., who announced in January that...
18th April, 2006
BUSM’S CityLab Academy Offers Opportunities in Biotechnology (Boston) - Peering through a microscope, Sandra Bustamante-Lopez smiles as she observes tiny cells floating around in a petri-dish. “This job is so rewarding,” she explains. “It’s nice to know my research could potentially improve people’s health. Everyday, I learn something new.” The...
12th April, 2006
Zelnick Steps Down as Boston University J-School Chair (Boston) – Longtime ABC News correspondent Bob Zelnick steps down May 31 after four years as chairman of the Boston University Department of Journalism to focus on writing and teaching. Zelnick will assume the title of Professor of National and International Affairs, said College of Communication...
11th April, 2006
Thomas G. Robbins Named Chief of Boston University Police (Boston) – Col. Thomas G. Robbins, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police for the past two years and a 26-year law-enforcement veteran, was today named Executive Director of Public Safety/Chief of the Boston University Police Department, announced Peter Fiedler, vice president for Administrative...
11th April, 2006
Afghan Women's Health and Human Rights Activist Sima Samar to Visit Boston University as Distinguished Scholar (Boston) – The Global Health Initiative (GHI) at Boston University and the BU School of Public Health announced today that Dr. Sima Samar, chair of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, has been chosen as a Distinguished Visiting Scholar in Global Health and will spend time on BU’s Medical...
5th April, 2006
'On Point' & Former 'Nightline' Producer Named WRNI/WXNI General Manager (Boston) – H. Joseph O’Connor, Jr., an Emmy award-winning “Nightline” producer and the current senior producer of WBUR/National Public Radio’s “On Point,” was today named general manager of WRNI-AM (1290)/WXNI-AM (1230), The WBUR Group-owned station in Providence, announced Peter Fiedler, vice president...
4th April, 2006
Mayor Announces New Partnership with Boston Medical Center to Prevent Violence (Boston) - Mayor Thomas M. Menino, and the Boston Public Health Commission announced today that the City will join Boston Medical Center (BMC) in developing a new program aimed at preventing violence in Boston. Funded by a grant from the City of Boston for $50,000, the new program...
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