Boston University News Releases


31st March, 2008
BU Scientist Provides Near-Term Ways to Preserve Scarce Water Resources in Darfur Boston - Water -- the crushingly scarce resource in war-torn Darfur – probably is within a vast, underground lake several hundred meters below the desert sands and dozens of meters deep along fractures in rock that surround the Mara Mountains. That’s the conclusion of Farouk El-Baz,...
31st March, 2008
DENTAL SMARTS WIN CORBETT NATIVE ADA SCHOLARSHIP BOSTON – Second-year doctor of dental medicine student at Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) Stephanie Sunnes is a 2008 recipient of a $2,500 scholarship from the American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation. Sunnes received the scholarship for outstanding...
27th March, 2008
PTSD Associated With More, Longer Hospitalizations And Greater Mental Health Use Boston, MA—Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have found post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with more hospitalizations, longer hospitalizations and greater mental healthcare utilization in urban primary care patients. These...
25th March, 2008
Boston University School of Medicine Professor Receives MERIT Award (Boston, MA)-William Lehman, PhD, a professor of physiology and biophysics, at Boston University School of Medicine has received the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Method to Extend Research in Time (MERIT) Award. Lehman received the award for his research studies...
18th March, 2008
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine Fits Mouth Guards at WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Youth Hockey Clinic BOSTON – Faculty and students from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) spent an afternoon on Monday, March 17 fitting young hockey players with mouth guards during the WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Youth Hockey Clinic at the TD Banknorth Garden. Two 45-minute sessions...
17th March, 2008
BU’S SCHOOL OF LAW, PUBLIC HEALTH TO HOLD CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF HEALTH LAW Boston, MA—“Health reform is a central theme in the 2008 Presidential election campaign so now is a critical time to explore what health law may look like in the future and the challenges our society will face as a result,” said Wendy K. Mariner, JD, LLM, MPH, a professor of Health Law, Bioethics,...
6th March, 2008
Hardin Coleman Named New Dean of BU’s School of Education Boston – A leading University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) educator and psychologist who specializes in preparing school counselors for culturally diverse settings was named dean of Boston University’s School of Education (SED). UW’s Hardin L. K. Coleman, Ph.D., the associate dean of Wisconsin’s...