Boston University News Releases


18th June, 2008
Ex-Treasury, Congressional Tax Expert Berman to Head Graduate Tax Program at BU Law School (Boston) — Veteran Washington, D.C., tax attorney and former U.S. Treasury and Congressional tax expert Daniel M. Berman will head the graduate tax program at Boston University School of Law effective July 1, Dean Maureen O’Rourke announced. Berman will succeed Associate Dean Ernest M. Haddad, who...
13th June, 2008
Boston University gives special athletes Special Smiles® Boston—Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine BUGSDM) has organized a team of more than 100 volunteers to provide free dental screenings to Special Olympians through the Healthy Athletes® Special Smiles® initiative June 14 at the Special Olympics Massachusetts games at Harvard Stadium.
12th June, 2008
Local Residents Appointed to Community Group for National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at BU Medical Center (Boston, MA)-One new member has been appointed and two current members have been reappointed to the Community Liaison Committee (CLC) of the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL). Fifteen applications for the three open positions were received. Current CLC members...
11th June, 2008
New Boston Medical Center Trustees Announced (Boston) - Boston Medical Center (BMC) recently appointed three new members to its board of trustees. The trustees provide oversight, financial support and steer BMC's mission to serve the residents of Boston and surrounding communities, as well as patients from throughout New England and across...
6th June, 2008
BUGSDM ASSISTANT PROFESSOR RECEIVES FUNDING FROM NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DENTAL AND CRANIOFACIAL RESEARCH BOSTON – Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) Periodontology and Oral Biology Assistant Professor Hatice Hasturk has been granted a K23 award by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The award for Treatment of Periodontitis and Inflammatory Changes...
5th June, 2008
Boston University Professor Shang-Hua Teng's Research Wins Prestigous Award for Helping Computers Solve Practical Problems (Boston) - Shang-Hua Teng, a Boston University Professor of Computer Science will share the prestigious Gödel Prize, given for outstanding papers in theoretical science, by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computing Theory and the European Association...
5th June, 2008
Boston University Awards Over $5.7 Million in Full Scholarships as Unique Program Nears $126M Mark (Boston) — Marking its 35th year of operation, the Boston University Boston High School Scholarship Program tonight presented 39 recent graduates of Boston public high schools a total of more than $5.7 million worth of four-year, full-tuition scholarships. The nation’s largest and longest-running...
3rd June, 2008
New Endocrinologist Appointed to Boston Medical Center (Boston)- Cambridge resident Sara Pietras, M.D., has been appointed to the position of attending physician, inpatient diabetes service in the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Pietras received her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical...
2nd June, 2008
Prominent Leaders in Genetics & Healthcare Elected Boston University Trustees (Boston) – Geneticist Eric S. Lander, a driving force behind today’s revolution in genomics, and healthcare consultant C.A. “Lance” Piccolo, a pioneer in building strategic health care businesses, were recently elected to the Boston University Board of Trustees, announced Trustee Chair Alan M. Leventhal.