Boston University News Releases


30th March, 2006
BMC Awarded Grant to Help Strengthen Hospitals in Lesotho (Boston) – Boston Medical Center (BMC) recently received a $195,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation for planning and beginning the implementation of a 5-year plan to strengthen selected district hospitals and health centers in Lesotho. This activity is an integral part of the ongoing...
29th March, 2006
Boston University School of Music Performs All Vaughan Williams Program at Carnegie Hall (Boston) — The Boston University School of Music presents the Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus in a concert at Carnegie Hall, performing Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor and Dona nobis pacem. The concert will take place on Tuesday, April 18 at 8:00pm. Ann...
27th March, 2006
Dedham Doctor and Professor Inducted Into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (Boston) – Dedham resident Kenneth Grundfast, MD, chair of the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) was recently inducted into the Boston University...
23rd March, 2006
Marilyn & Jeffrey Katzenberg Donate $1.25 Million to Boston University (Boston) – DreamWorks Studios SKG co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and his wife, Marilyn, whose two children are 2005 Boston University graduates, have announced a $1.25 million donation to BU’s College of Communication (COM) and College of General Studies (CGS), the two schools their children...
20th March, 2006
Noted Gender Expert Virginia Valian to Speak at Boston University (Boston) – Dr. Virginia Valian, a renowned expert on gender equality in the workplace, will give a lecture at Boston University on Tuesday, April 11, 2006, 11:00 a.m. at the BU School of Law, 765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. Dr. Valian will synopsize her book, Why So Slow? The Advancement of Women....
17th March, 2006
Boston Medical Center Recognized for Community Outreach (Boston) - The American Hospital Association (AHA) will award the Carolyn Boone Lewis Living the Vision award to Boston Medical Center (BMC) for their work to help and serve the diverse Boston community by anticipating and providing services that go beyond traditional hospital care. The award will...
15th March, 2006
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai to Speak at Boston University (Boston) – Dr. Wangari Maathai, winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize for her work to reverse African deforestation, will speak at Boston University on Wednesday, March 22, 6:00 p.m. at the Metcalf Trustee Center, One Sherborn Street, Boston. Dr. Maathai established the Green Belt Movement...
14th March, 2006
Twelve of the World’s Top Business Schools Will Compete at Boston University (Boston) – Twelve of the leading business schools from around the world will come to Boston for the First Annual International Tech Strategy Business Case Competition, March 30 to April 1, 2006. Hosted by Boston University School of Management, The Motorola Foundation and Novell are sponsoring this...
10th March, 2006
Study Shows Antibiotic Boosts Benefits of Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder (Boston) —Researchers from the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University have found that adding D-cycloserine (DCS) – a drug used to treat tuberculosis but that has also been shown to stimulate learning – to therapy programs helps people with Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) learn...
6th March, 2006
Award-Winning Theatre Critic Gordon Rogoff and Celebrated Panelists to Discuss the Future of Theatre (Boston) - The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is pleased to announce distinguished theatre critic Gordon Rogoff will be speaking on his work and career in the theatre world on Thursday, March 30, 2006 at 6:00 pm. The event will take place in the Metcalf Hall of the George Sherman Union...
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