Boston University News Releases


25th February, 2009
The Boston University School of Theatre and Dance program present Aurora Borealis 7: A Festival of Light and Dance (Boston) –The Boston University School of Theatre, in collaboration with the Department of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, presents the seventh annual Aurora Borealis: A Festival of Light and Dance. Judith Chaffee and Micki Taylor-Pinney are once again co-directing the production that...
23rd February, 2009
Anatoli Polkovnikov, Assistant Professor of Physics, Awarded Prestigous Sloan Research Fellowship BOSTON – Anatoli Polkovnikov, assistant professor of Physics, was named a 2009 recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships, one of the nation’s most prestigious prizes for outstanding early-career scientists. A faculty member for the past three years, Polkovnikov’s research...
19th February, 2009
BUSM Researchers Find Parental Dementia May Lead to Poor Memory in Middle-aged Adults (Boston) – People who have parents diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia perform less well on formal memory testing when compared to people of the same age whose parents never developed Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia. This is true even in middle-aged persons who do not have a diagnosis...
18th February, 2009
BUGSDM offers free dental health fair for at-risk Boston children The dining room at Boston women's shelter Rosie's Place was buzzing February 17 with the sound of children as young as age one-and-one-half learning that taking care of their teeth is not only important, but also fun. Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) set...
17th February, 2009
Boston University Endorses Institution-Wide, Open-Access Research Archive (Boston) – Research by Boston University faculty and staff will soon be freely available in an online archive, bypassing the conventional and restrictive route of publishing papers in academic journals, announced BU President Robert A. Brown. Although the online publishing alternative...
12th February, 2009
Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Tobias Picker’s Therese Raquin and Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor (Boston) –The Boston University Opera Institute will once again collaborate with the BU School of Theatre to present two opera productions this semester: Tobias Picker’s Th賨se Raquin and Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor. Featuring singers from the Opera Institute and the School of...
10th February, 2009
BMC Cardiologist Receives Drake Award (Boston) – Newton resident Alice Jacobs, MD, FACC, FAHA, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Interventional Cardiology at Boston Medical Center is the recipient of the Drake Award. The award was presented at the Annual Maine Scientific Session’s 59th annual conference in Bethel,...
5th February, 2009
WBUR-FM and WGBH-TV Collaborate to Examine the Massachusetts High School Dropout Crisis with Project Dropout (Boston) — Public broadcasters WBUR-FM and WGBH-TV announced today that they have joined forces to present Project Dropout, a multi-media journalistic examination of the high school dropout crisis in Massachusetts. According to the research report “Cities in Crisis,” conducted in April...
3rd February, 2009
Boston Medical Center, Boston University School Of Medicine Researchers Design Re-Engineered Hospital Discharge Program To Reduce Rehospitalization (Boston)-Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have designed a process to minimize discharge failures. The Re-Engineered Discharge (RED) program reduces hospital utilization within 30 days of discharge by over 30 percent, by redesigning the...