Boston University News Releases


31st May, 2006
Peter T. Paul Pledges $1.5 Million to Fund Boston University Career Development Professorships (Boston) – Entrepreneur and philanthropist Peter T. Paul, president of Paul Financial, LLC, and owner and chairman of Grove Street Winery, has pledged $1.5 million over five years to support 10 career development professorships to be awarded to deserving young faculty, announced Boston University...
24th May, 2006
BU Sargent College to Co-Sponsor National Aphasia Conference (Boston) – Next month, Boston will welcome the National Aphasia Association’s biannual conference, Speaking Out! 2006 to the downtown area. During the conference, people with aphasia, their families as well experts in the fields of aphasia treatment and research will attend various lectures and...
19th May, 2006
WBUR’s "Boston at the Crossroads" Examines Forces Shaping City's Future (Boston) — WBUR takes a critical look at the city’s economic roots, the significant changes that have shaped our city, and the challenges and opportunities facing Greater Boston at a time of transition in a five-part series kicking-off on Monday, May 22, announced Paul La Camera, general manager...
18th May, 2006
UN Secretary General Praises Boston University's African Presidential Archives and Research Center (Boston) -- United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan has praised BU’s African Presidential Archives and Research Center (APARC) for encouraging developing democracies on the African continent. APARC Director Charles Stith, a former U.S. ambassador to Tanzania, briefed Annan upon...
17th May, 2006
BU President Robert Brown Urges BU Academy Graduates To Build On Their Education & Follow Their Instincts (Boston) – Just one day after the university’s 133rd commencement, Boston University President Robert A. Brown addressed a much smaller in number but no less distinguished graduating class on campus. At the Tsai Performance Center, Dr. Brown joined the entire Boston University Academy...
16th May, 2006
Verizon Wireless New England Region President Challenges Metropolitan College Graduates To Make Tomorrow Better (Boston) – Robert F. Stott, the New England Region President for Verizon Wireless and a 40-year veteran of the telecommunications industry, urged the Metropolitan College Class of 2006 to “make everyday better than your last and create your own culture of continuous improvement” at Sunday evening...
14th May, 2006
BU’s 133rd Commencement Address by CBS President and CEO Leslie Moonves THANK YOU, PRESIDENT BROWN, MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, HONORED GUESTS, AND GRADUATES. GOOD MORNING. YOU LOOK VERY COLD OUT THERE. I AM VERY COGNIZANT THAT WE'RE MUCH MORE COMFORTABLE UP HERE UNDER THIS THAN YOU ARE OUT THERE, SO IN AN ATTEMPT TO SHORTEN MY ADDRESS, I WILL TRY...
14th May, 2006
Moonves Exhorts BU Grads to be Open to Change (Boston) – CBS Corporation President & CEO Leslie Moonves urged the over 5,000 Boston University graduates to stay nimble and to resist the temptation to prematurely program their lives at today’s rain-soaked 133rd commencement of the nation’s fourth largest private institution, held this morning...
13th May, 2006
BU Alumnus and Best-Selling Author Nicholas Gage Addresses Graduating International Students (Boston) – Last Thursday afternoon at the Metcalf Trustee Center, the Boston University Office of Development and Alumni Relations held a reception to recognize and celebrate the international graduates of the Class of 2006. The event featured an address by honored guest and Boston...
12th May, 2006
President of Mass Dental Society and Cotuit Resident to Speak at Dental Commencement (Boston) — Robert Faiella, DMD, president of the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS), will deliver Boston University School of Dental Medicine’s (SDM) 42nd commencement address at BU’s Fitness and Recreation Center on May 14, at 2:30 p.m. He will speak to the school’s 200-plus graduates and their...
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