Boston University News Releases


29th September, 2008
Boston University School of Visual Arts presents the Fifth Annual Tim Hamill Visiting Artist Lecture: Jenny Saville Monday, October 27, 6:00pm (Boston) – The Boston University School of Visual Arts at the College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce acclaimed British painter Jenny Saville will be the featured artist in the fifth annual Tim Hamill Visiting Artist Lecture Series on Monday, October 27 at Boston University. The lecture series,...
29th September, 2008
The Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music is pleased to host "In Search of Freedom An Evening of Music and Conversation featuring Pianist and North Korean Defector Cheol Woong Kim" Wednesday, October 8, 7:30pm, Tsai Performan (Boston) – As part of a three city U.S. tour, Cheol Woong Kim will come to Boston University’s Tsai Performance Center on October 8 to help raise awareness for human rights in North Korea through music, film, and conversation. A piano prodigy and son of a ranking member of North Korea’s powerful...
24th September, 2008
Boston University College of Fine Arts presents “Words of Caution” Blues Concert with Blues Legend Lou Pride Thursday, October 2, 8:00pm (Boston) – Voted “Most Outstanding Blues Recording Artist” by Living Blues Magazine, and named “one of the blues’ best-kept secrets” (All Music Guide), singer Lou Pride comes to Boston University from the Windy City for one show only at BU Central on Thursday, October 2, at 8:00pm. This will be...
22nd September, 2008
John Porco Honored with 2009 Cope Scholar Award (Boston) - Boston University chemistry professor John A. Porco, Jr., whose research expertise is in the development of new synthetic methodologies for efficient chemical synthesis of complex molecules and the synthesis of complex chemical libraries, has received 2009 American Chemical Society Arthur...
22nd September, 2008
Boston University College of Fine Arts presents the 12th Annual Fall Fringe Festival (Boston) – The twelfth annual Boston University Fringe Festival, presented by the School of Music Opera Institute and the School of Theatre, begins October 10 and continues through November 2. This year’s festival features two one-act operas, one full-length play, and a staged vocal recital. All...
19th September, 2008
Boston University's Endowment Rises 2.9 Percent in Fiscal 2008 (Boston) ― Boston University’s pooled endowment earned a return of 2.9 percent in fiscal year 2008, a preliminary result that compared favorably to both global and national markets, as well as other college and university benchmarks, even though performance fell short of its long-term average...
17th September, 2008
BMC/Drexel Report Finds Food Prices in Boston & Philadelphia 50 Percent Higher Than Maximum Food Stamp Benefit (Boston) – Researchers from the Children’s Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program (C-SNAP) at Boston Medical Center and Drexel University School of Public Health, have reported that low-income families in Boston and Philadelphia using food stamp benefits do not have the financial resources to buy...
17th September, 2008
Boston University to Honor Outgoing Trustee Chair Alan Leventhal (Boston) – Alan M. Leventhal, who guided the Boston University Board of Trustees toward greater openness and transparency, steered the institution through turbulence to the calm of a new era of financial stability, and oversaw the development of an ambitious strategic plan, will step down as chair...
4th September, 2008
Media Critic John Carroll Returns to WBUR (Boston) — “Beat the Press” panelist John Carroll will beat a familiar path back to WBUR in the role of senior media analyst starting next week, announced Sam Fleming, managing director of News & Programming at Boston’s NPR news station. Carroll, a regular WBUR commentator for more...
2nd September, 2008
The Boston University Art Gallery Presents Atomic Afterimage: Cold War Imagery in Contemporary Art (Boston) - The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) opens its season with a thought-provoking new exhibition, Atomic Afterimage: Cold War Imagery in Contemporary Art. The exhibition focuses on recent artistic re-interpretations of pictures from the era of above ground nuclear testing and new interpretations...
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