Boston University News Releases


29th October, 2009
BMC’S Elders Living at Home Program Receives Grant from Administration on Aging (Boston) – The Elders Living at Home Program (ELAHP) at Boston Medical Center has received a three-year, $864,400 Aging in Place Grant from the Administration on Aging (AoA). The grant will be used to develop, implement and evaluate an intervention to support formerly homeless elders who have...
28th October, 2009
Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Visual Arts presents CREATING FREEDOM: FROM POST-REVOLUTIONARY TO POST-COMMUNIST ART IN HUNGARY (Boston) – The Boston University School of Visual Arts (SVA) presents the group exhibition Creating Freedom: From Post-Revolutionary to Post-Communist Art in Hungary, A Selection of Forty Years of Hungarian art from the Nancy G. Brinker Collection, on view Tuesday, November 3 through Friday, December...
27th October, 2009
Award Winning Actress and Singer Betty Buckley to Speak at Boston University (Boston) - The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University will host an evening with Tony award-winning actress and singer Betty Buckley. Buckley made her Broadway debut in 1969 and has been referred to as the “Voice of Broadway” ever since. Her career, marked by her rendition of...
27th October, 2009
Researchers Find Web-Based Nutrition Program Reduces Healthcare Costs For Employees With Cardiac Risk Factors (Boston)-Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have shown that an employer-sponsored, internet-based diet and exercise program shows promise as a low-cost benefit to lower healthcare costs for those at higher risk for above-average...
26th October, 2009
NPR’s Chana Joffe-Walt Named 2009 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize Winner (Boston) — WBUR and Boston University today announced that Chana Joffe-Walt, who covers global economics for NPR’s multimedia project “Planet Money,” was selected as the winner of the 2009 Daniel Schorr Journalism Prize for a 24-minute investigative segment on the roots of last fall’s catastrophic...
26th October, 2009
Surgeons at BMC Offering New Procedure for Acid Reflux/GERD (Boston) –Boston Medical Center (BMC) surgeons are now offering patients an incisionless alternative to laparoscopic and traditional surgery for treatment of acid reflux or GERD. Using the new procedure known as EsophyX TIF (Transoral Incisionless Fundaplication), surgeons can repair...
23rd October, 2009
Boston University’s Metropolitan College Awards Local Information Technology CEO with Distinguished Alumni Award (Boston) — Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) awarded Founder, President, and CEO of Liaison International George Haddad a 2009 Distinguished Computer Science Alumni Award. Haddad was presented with the award at a reception at Boston University’s Charles River Campus on Saturday, October...
22nd October, 2009
Boston University School Of Medicine Citylab Program Awarded Grant From NIH-National Center For Research Resources (Boston) - Boston University School of Medicine’s (BUSM) CityLab program has received a five year, $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Center for Research Resources (NCRR). With this award, BUSM’s CityLab program will expand its curriculum supplements...
21st October, 2009
Mass. Governor Patrick Unveils Collaborative Plan to Build High-Performance Computing Center in Holyoke by 2011 (HOLYOKE, Mass.)- Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today joined University of Massachusetts President Dr. Jack Wilson, Holyoke Mayor Michael Sullivan, leaders from Boston University and MIT, and senior executives from EMC, Cisco and Accenture to announce initial construction on Holyoke’s High...
16th October, 2009
The Boston University Art Gallery Presents Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England (Boston) - The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) and Historic New England present Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England. The exhibition features 100 drawings of houses selected from the rich collections of Historic New England. The drawings range in...
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