Boston University News Releases


29th May, 2008
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...
29th May, 2008
BUMC Provost, BUSM Dean, To Be Honored at World's Largest Meeting of Oncology Professionals Boston, MA--Karen H. Antman, MD, provost of Boston University Medical Campus and dean of Boston University School of Medicine, will be honored with the Distinguished Service Award for Scientific Leadership by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) at their annual meeting in Chicago this...
28th May, 2008
Local Surgeon Appointed Chief Of Vascular Surgery At Boston Medical Center (Boston)–Newton resident Alik Farber, MD, a vascular surgeon at Boston Medical Center, recently was named chief of vascular surgery at the institution effective July 1. Farber also serves as an associate professor of surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. Farber is the co-director...
23rd May, 2008
Solar Wind Challenge: Two BU astronomy research professors will debate differing theories of origin (Boston) The solar wind -- a stream of electrically-charged particles and magnetic fields that blows outward from the sun and streams past Earth and through the solar system in all directions at speeds of a million miles per hour -- continues to baffle scientists 50 years after its initial discovery....
21st May, 2008
Boston University School of Medicine’s CityLab Academy Graduation a Success Thirty-nine students graduated from Boston University School of Medicine’s (BUSM) CityLab Academy last Thursday. CityLab Academy is a free nine-month academic and laboratory skills training program for qualified high school graduates interested in pursuing a career and further education in biotechnology.
20th May, 2008
Boston University Academy Celebrates Class of 2008 in Fourteenth Commencement Ceremony (Boston) – The Boston University Academy community gathered on May 19 to honor the graduating Class of 2008. The school’s fourteenth commencement ceremony was held at the Tsai Performance Center, and led by Brian Baise, BU Academy Director of Studies. Boston University Provost Dr. David Campbell...
18th May, 2008
Boston University’s 135th Commencement Address by Lawrence Lucchino, President & CEO of the Boston Red Sox Mr. President, Trustees, Overseers, faculty, administrators, families, friends, fellow members of Red Sox Nation, and above all, the great Class of 2008: First, let me thank President Brown for that gracious introduction and welcome. And my thanks to the Trustees for their kind invitation...
18th May, 2008
Boston University’s 135th Commencement Baccalaureate Address by Dr. William H. Hayling Good morning and thank you for such a warm welcome! Thank you, Dr. Hill, for your kind introduction, and thank you dear classmate, Esther Hopkins, and University Trustees for the invitation to join in your Commencement Exercises this morning. It is a great honor for me...
16th May, 2008
Tom Fiedler Named Dean of BU’s College of Communication (Boston) — Former Miami Herald Executive Editor Tom Fiedler, who recently chaired an external review committee that conducted an overall analysis of Boston University’s College of Communication (COM), will now lead the school, announced BU Provost David K. Campbell. Fiedler, who earned a master’s...
13th May, 2008
Distinguished Speakers Highlight Boston University School & College Convocation Ceremonies (Boston) – Entrepreneur Dean Kamen, playwright Craig Lucas, U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas and Marriott President Edwin Fuller headline the array of individual school and college convocations that follow the institution-wide Boston University commencement on Sunday, May 18. BU’s 17 schools...
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