Boston University News Releases


24th May, 2007
Boston University Medical Center Researcher Honored by the Institute for Functional Medicine (Boston) — Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD, was recently awarded the 2007 Linus Pauling Functional Medicine Award from the Institute for Functional Medicine. Holick, an internationally recognized expert in vitamin D and skin research, received the award for decades of pioneering work that elucidated...
24th May, 2007
Celebrate Summer with Boston University's Elizabeth Bishop Wine Resource Center and Program in Food and Wine (Boston) – It’s time to get out and enjoy the season of leisure and what better way than with Boston University’s Elizabeth Bishop Wine Resource Center and program in Food and Wine – part of BU’s Metropolitan College (MET). Upcoming summer events include an immersion course in wine’s most fascinating...
22nd May, 2007
Boston University Awards Medeiros Scholarships To 11 Archdiocesan High School Graduates Boston – Boston University awarded four-year, full-tuition Cardinal Medeiros scholarships to 11 outstanding students from Boston-area Archdiocesan high schools. The scholarships were presented to the recipients by His Eminence Sean Cardinal O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, and Boston University President...
22nd May, 2007
Study Finds Yoga Associated with Elevated Brain GABA Levels (Boston) - Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and McLean Hospital have found that practicing yoga may elevate brain gamma-aminobutyric (GABA) levels, the brain’s primary inhibitory neurotransmitter. The findings, which appear in the May issue of the Journal of Alternative...
21st May, 2007
President & Chief Operating Officer of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Addresses Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Graduates Boston – Following Boston University’s 134th commencement on Sunday, May 20, the School of Hospitality Administration community came together to celebrate the Class of 2007 at the school’s convocation. Simon Cooper, President & Chief Operating Officer of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, gave the...
20th May, 2007
Scientist Steven Chu Cites Sustainable Energy Development as Crucial to World's Future at Boston University Commencement (Boston) – Speaking to over 5,700 Boston University graduates and 20,000 guests at Nickerson Field at today’s 134th commencement, alternative energy scientist and Nobel laureate Steven Chu underscored that solving the energy problem is the most important challenge ahead. “We must develop...
20th May, 2007
Boston University Recognizes Three Professors May 20 for Excellence in Teaching Honors (Boston) — Boston University at Commencement today bestowed its highest teaching award to Professor Jeffrey E. Beatty, an associate professor in the School of Management’s Strategy & Policy Department who teaches both business and law courses. One of nearly 3,500 faculty members at BU, Beatty was...
17th May, 2007
Boston University College of Fine Arts Presents Three Students with Prestigious Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Awards Boston - The Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award: Tijana Bjelajac from the School of Theatre for scene design; Meghan Hynson from the School of Music for music education and oboe performance; and...
16th May, 2007
Virginia Sapiro Named Dean of Boston University's Arts and Sciences (Boston) — Virginia Sapiro, the former vice provost at one of the nation’s largest universities, will take the helm of Boston University’s College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (CAS), the institution’s most central teaching and research enterprise and BU’s academic epicenter, Provost...
10th May, 2007
Can an Omega-3 Fatty Acid Slow the Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease? Boston NIH-Supported Researchers Participate in Nationwide Trial (Boston) - Nutritionists have long endorsed fish as part of a heart-healthy diet, and now some studies suggest that omega-3 fatty acids found in the oil of certain fish, algae and human breast milk may also benefit the brain by lowering the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. In order to test whether docosahexaenoic...
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