Boston University News Releases


30th January, 2009
Boston University School of Visual Arts and the Boston Printmakers present The 2009 North American Print Biennial (Boston) – One of the oldest and most prestigious print shows in the country, the 2009 North American Print Biennial, sponsored by The Boston Printmakers and the Boston University School of Visual Arts, will be held at Boston University’s 808 Gallery February 15 through March 29, 2009. The opening...
29th January, 2009
Study Finds Preemies More Likely to Score Positive on Checklist for Autism (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC), in collaboration with other medical centers, have found that children born more than three months premature, are at three times the risk for screening positive on the modified checklist for autism...
27th January, 2009
Metropolitan College Introduces New Scholarship for Boston Area Parents (Boston) – Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) is now offering a new scholarship for parents of Boston and Chelsea public schools students. Scholarship recipients will receive a 50 percent tuition reduction for evening study selected from 15 on-campus bachelor’s degree programs. Popular...
22nd January, 2009
Boston University College of Fine Arts presents Boston University Tanglewood Institute Benefit Concert (Boston) – The Boston University College of Fine Arts is proud to announce the first annual Boston University Tanglewood Institute Benefit Concert, benefiting the 2009 BUTI Scholarship Fund. BUTI faculty members will perform a selection of works on Wednesday, February 18 at 7:30pm at the Tsai Performance...
21st January, 2009
Johnson & Johnson Vice Chair Named Boston University Trustee (Boston) – Christine A. Poon, vice chairman of Johnson & Johnson’s Board of Directors, and worldwide chairman of its Pharmaceuticals Group, was named a Boston University trustee at the December meeting, announced BU Board of Trustees Chair Robert A. Knox. Poon, who in September 2008...
16th January, 2009
Boston University School of Visual Arts presents Boston University and Beyond: Twenty-Five Years of Prints by Andrew Raftery (Boston) – The Boston University School of Visual Arts presents a survey of prints by SVA alumnus Andrew Raftery. Boston University and Beyond: Twenty-Five Years of Prints by Andrew Raftery will be on view Tuesday, January 20 through Friday, March 6 at the Sherman Gallery at Boston University. The...
14th January, 2009
The Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music presents Menahem Pressler Residency (Boston) – The Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to welcome back guest artist Menahem Pressler to the School of Music this January. Pressler, a world-renowned pianist and founding member of the Beaux Arts Trio, will participate in two master classes, two performances, and a symposium...
12th January, 2009
Dr. Judith A. Jones Receives the William J. Gies Award for Innovation Presented by the ADEAGies Foundation (Boston) – The ADEAGies Foundation will honor Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine Professor and Chair of the Department of General Dentistry Dr. Judith A. Jones for her outstanding innovation in support of global oral health and oral health education at the Gies Awards celebration...
8th January, 2009
Quincy Medical Center President, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School Of Medicine Vascular Surgeon Named One Of America’s Top Doctors Boston, MA--Weston resident Gary Gibbons, MD, president and CEO of Quincy Medical Center (QMC), as well as a vascular surgeon at both QMC and Boston Medical Center (BMC), was recently named one of America’s Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The America’s Top Doctors guide,...
8th January, 2009
Converting Adult Somatic Cells to Pluripotent Stem Cells Using a Single Virus (Boston)-A Boston University School of Medicine-led research team has discovered a more efficient way to create induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells, derived from mouse fibroblasts, by using a single virus vector instead of multiple viruses in the reprogramming process. The result is a powerful...
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