Boston University News Releases


30th March, 2007
Neighborhood Has Impact on Black Women’s Risk for Hypertension (Boston) - Living in a poor neighborhood increases a black woman's risk for hypertension even if she has a relatively high income or education level and exercises regularly, say researchers at Boston University School of Public Health, Slone Epidemiology Center. These findings will be published...
28th March, 2007
World Renowned Opera Stars Deborah Voigt, Frederica von Stade and Richard Stilwell Continue Boston University Master Class Series Boston – Boston University will host three celebrated opera vocalists, soprano Deborah Voigt, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade and baritone Richard Stilwell, to continue the public master class series that began last fall. Presented by the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, the College of...
28th March, 2007
Boston University Establishes The Institute For Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) (Boston) - Boston University School of Management announced the creation of the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC). The Institute offers a new model for entrepreneurial research, education and commercialization. ITEC is dedicated to the new entrepreneur interested...
26th March, 2007
Boston University Adds Third Study-Abroad Site for Engineering Students (Boston) - A growing interest among students for a study-abroad experience has prompted the Boston University College of Engineering to open a third international program specifically for engineering undergraduates. The new program in Tel Aviv, Israel joins established programs in Dresden, Germany...
21st March, 2007
Distinguished Mystery Novelist Robert B. Parker to Speak at Boston University and to Open the Exhibition of His New Archive Boston – The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University together with Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center are hosting a lecture by the distinguished mystery/crime novelist Robert B. Parker. The New York Times best-selling author will speak about his life and career, as well as about the latest...
19th March, 2007
Researchers Identify Protein to Supress Abnormal Cell Growth (Boston) — Researchers at Boston University Medical Campus have for the first time identified an enzyme known as Casitas B-lineage lymphoma (c-Cbl) that is activated by VEGF receptor 2. Activated c-Cbl binds to and suppresses enzymatic activity of enzyme known as Phospholipase C-gamma1 (PLC1)...
16th March, 2007
Boston University School of Music Presents Berlioz’s Requiem Boston - Presented by the Boston University College of Fine Arts, acclaimed American conductor Andrew Litton will join the BU Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus in a performance of Hector Berlioz’s Requiem at Symphony Hall. On April 10, the BU School of Music will return to Symphony Hall to...
14th March, 2007
Boston University Presents Convergence: A Panel on the Interface Between Printmaking, Photo, and Digital Media Boston – The Boston University Art Gallery, together with BU’s School of Visual Arts will host a program titled Convergence: A Panel on the Interface Between Printmaking, Photo, and Digital Media. The panel is free, open to the public and will be held on Wednesday, March 21 at 6:30 PM at Boston...
12th March, 2007
Offspring Whose Parents Have Long Lives Appear to Have Lower Heart Risks in Middle Age (Boston) - Individuals with one or more parents who survive to age 85 or older may have fewer risk factors for heart disease in middle age, according to a report in the March 12 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Previous research has suggested...
8th March, 2007
Study Finds Chronic Pain Associated with Substance Abuse After Detox (Boston, MA) - Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and the New England Research Institutes in Watertown, Mass., have found that among individuals leaving residential detoxification programs, chronic pain is a common problem and is associated independently with long-term substance...
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