Boston University News Releases


30th April, 2010
Lose your teeth, lose your mind Ever have a senior moment? Then you might be missing some teeth, too. Researchers at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) link tooth loss and periodontal disease to cognitive decline in one of the largest and longest prospective studies on the topic to...
30th April, 2010
Boston University Recognizes Three Professors May 16th for Excellence in Teaching Honors (Boston) — Boston University announced today it will bestow its highest teaching award at Commencement May 16th to mechanical engineering Professor J. Gregory McDaniel, the 38th recipient of the Metcalf Cup and Prize for Excellence in Teaching. BU also will recognize chemistry Professor John Caradonna...
30th April, 2010
Attorney General Eric Holder to Deliver Boston University Commencement Address (Boston) – Boston University today announced that Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General of the United States, will deliver the commencement address at Boston University’s 137th graduation ceremonies at BU’s Nickerson Field at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 16. He will also speak at the BU School of Law’s...
29th April, 2010
Researchers Find Masccachusetts Health Care Reform Improved Access To Inpatient Procedure Among Minorities (Boston) – Researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University School of Medicine have found that health care reform in Massachusetts has improved minority access for some inpatient procedures. These findings are being presented today at the annual Society of General Internal...
28th April, 2010
Tribute to Writer Robert B. Parker at Boston University (Boston) – Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will host a celebration of the life of noted writer Robert B. Parker, followed by a reception, on Monday, May 10 at 5:30 PM in Metcalf Ballroom. His archives, which are housed at the Gotlieb Center, will be exhibited and...
22nd April, 2010
BUSM/BMC Researcher Receives Award from the Hartwell Foundation (Boston) - Richard Goldstein, PhD, a professor of pediatrics, division of pediatric infectious diseases, at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has been awarded an Individual Biomedical Research Award by The Hartwell Foundation and will receive $300,000 over three years as a Hartwell...
20th April, 2010
NFL Gives $1 Million Unrestricted Gift to Boston University to Study the Long-Term Impact of Brain Injuries in Football The National Football League (NFL) will give a $1 million unrestricted gift to the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) at Boston University School of Medicine to support the Center’s research. The funds will be used to continue the Center’s ground-breaking research...
16th April, 2010
The Boston Center for American Performance receives Three IRNE Award Nominations (Boston, MA) – The Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) have nominated the Boston Center for American Performance for three awards in its Small Theatre category: Best Play, A Question of Mercy; Best Actress, Paula Langton, A Question of Mercy; and Best Director, Jim Petosa, A Question of...
15th April, 2010
Boston University Alumna Jenny Rachel Weiner Recipient of the National Student Playwriting Award from The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Boston, MA – This weekend, when the prestigious American College Theatre Festival is presented at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C, a contingent of faculty and students from the Boston University School of Theatre will turn out to celebrate playwright Jenny Rachel Weiner, whose play diventare...
14th April, 2010
Novel Artificial Pancreas Successfully Controls Blood Sugar More Than 24 Hours BOSTON – An artificial pancreas system that closely mimics the body's blood sugar control mechanism was able to maintain near-normal glucose levels without causing hypoglycemia in a small group of patients. The system, combining a blood glucose monitor and insulin pump technology with software that...
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