Boston University News Releases


28th February, 2006
Boston University Course Sparks Magazine Design Contest (Boston) – Ever want to design your own magazine but didn’t have the ways and means? Would-be designers now have a crack at shaping up to 20 pages in the digital magazine Citizen Culture, thanks to a contest sparked by a one-of-a-kind course taught by the youngest faculty member in Boston University’s...
27th February, 2006
NOTE LOCATION CHANGE: Bill Clinton to Lead BU Africa Forum Former President Bill Clinton will lead a transcontinental dialogue with students at seven universities and colleges in Africa and the United States linked in a videoconference on “Africa and the Global Community,”on Wednesday, March 1, sponsored by Boston University’s African Presidential Archives...
23rd February, 2006
Boston University Scientists Discover Mars' Atmosphere Altered by Solar Flares (Boston) – Boston University astronomers announced today the first clear evidence that solar flares change the upper atmosphere of Mars. In an article published in the February 24th issue of the journal Science, the researchers describe how X-ray bursts from the Sun in April 2001 recorded by satellites...
17th February, 2006
New Theory Resolves Mystery of Anomalous Cosmic Rays (Boston) — When Voyager 1 finally crossed the “termination shock” at the edge of interstellar space in December 2004, space physicists anticipated the long-sought discovery of the source of anomalous cosmic rays. These cosmic rays, among the most energetic particle radiation in the solar system,...
15th February, 2006
Boston University and Boston Medical Center Partner with CIMIT (Boston) – Boston University (BU) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) today announced their joint membership in the Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology (CIMIT), the Cambridge, Mass.-based consortium that brings together clinicians, scientists and engineers to solve complex medical...
10th February, 2006
Mark Morris & Boston Ballet's Mikko Nissinen to Offer BU World-Premiere Preview (Boston) – Renowned choreographer Mark Morris and Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen will offer the BU community a free, behind-the-scenes preview of Morris’ newest work for the Boston Ballet at “Dance Spotlight” at 7pm on Tuesday, February 21 at the Tsai Performance Center.
8th February, 2006
Boston University to Host 2006 Redstone Film Festival (Boston) — The annual Redstone Film Festival will be held at Boston University’s Tsai Performance Center on Wednesday, February 15 at 7 p.m. The festival is sponsored by Sumner Redstone, founder and executive chairman of the Board of Directors of Viacom, and showcases the best work...
6th February, 2006
A BU Survey: With Liberty and Surveillance for All Survey research from Boston University graduate students shows that Americans are more willing to engage in surveillance of loved ones than one might expect given our love for independence. Half of Americans are comfortable with being electronically monitored by a loved one for safety or health...