Boston University News Releases


30th April, 2009
Research Finds Photos More Useful Than Words for Memory Recall in Patients with Mild Alzheimer's Disease Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that pictures allow patients with very mild Alzheimer’s disease (AD) to better recognize and identify a subject as compared to using just words. In addition, the researchers found that these patients can rely on a general sense...
23rd April, 2009
BUSM Study Finds Photographs of UV Exposure Can Impact Sunburns in Preteens (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that among preteens, the use of photographs to measure ultraviolet (UV) exposure, could motivate them to improve sun protection practices and limit number of sunburns. These findings appear in the April 2009 issue...
22nd April, 2009
Boston University Dean Named Co-Chair of Board of Governors at The English High School (Boston) – Boston University (BU) School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman was recently named to serve as the Co-chair of the Board of Governors at The English High School in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. In his new role, Coleman will meet with the committee throughout the school year...
22nd April, 2009
Using Combinatorial Libraries to Engineer Genetic Circuits Advances Synthetic Biology (Boston) -- Streamlining the construction of synthetic gene networks has led a team of Boston University researchers to develop a technique that couples libraries of diversified components with computer modeling to guide predictable gene network construction without the back and forth tweaking....
17th April, 2009
The Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music presents Boston University at Symphony Hall: Mozart, Argento, and Cornell, with guest conductor Craig Jessop (Boston) – Presented by the Boston University College of Fine Arts, the BU Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus will return to Symphony Hall on Tuesday, April 28 with guest conductor Craig Jessop. The program will feature Mozart’s Mass in C minor, the Boston premiere of Dominick Argento’s Cenotaph,...
15th April, 2009
The Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre presents Trumpery (Boston) – The Boston University School of Theatre at the College of Fine Arts will close its season with the Boston area premiere of Peter Parnell’s Trumpery running April 29 – May 3 on the mainstage of the Boston University Theatre. Directed by Jim Petosa, Trumpery is part of the Greater Boston...
15th April, 2009
Audrey L. Holland, Ph.D. to Deliver Inaugural Meredith E. Drench Lecture at BU Sargent College (Boston) – Dr. Audrey L. Holland, Professor Emerita of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the University of Arizona, will be the guest speaker at the inaugural Meredith E. Drench Lecture Series at Boston University (BU) College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College on April...
14th April, 2009
Milton Resident Receives The Helen B. Spaulding Community Conscience Award (Boston)- The 12th annual Boston Stroke Luncheon “Making the Stroke Connection” will take place on Friday, May 15th at The Sheraton in Boston from 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Activities include a stroke survivor/caregiver forum, a CME/CEU professional symposium, a Power To End Stroke® Ambassador Training,...
13th April, 2009
Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts presents MFA Student Exhibitions 2009 (Boston) – The Boston University College of Fine Arts announces its 2009 graduate student exhibitions, presenting the work of students receiving their Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree from the School of Visual Arts this spring. On April 17, the MFA Graphic Design exhibition will open at BUAG at...
9th April, 2009
Boston Medical Center Researchers Studying Tendon Stiffness In Boston Marathon Runners (Boston) - Physicians from Boston Medical Center’s (BMC) radiology department are using a new form of ultrasound to look at tendon stiffness in marathon runners. The study is looking at the quadriceps, patella and achilles tendons in runners before and after the Boston Marathon. The...
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