Boston University News Releases


23rd August, 2010
Boston University College of Fine Arts 2010-2011 Season Highlights Boston, MA – The Boston University College of Fine Arts is proud to announce its 2010-2011 season, featuring concerts, plays, operas, exhibitions, and lectures from CFA’s schools of Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts. The College presents hundreds of performances and visual arts events throughout the...
19th August, 2010
New Study Finds New Connection Between Yoga and Mood Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that yoga may be superior to other forms of exercise in its positive effect on mood and anxiety. The findings, which currently appear on-line at Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, is the first to demonstrate...
17th August, 2010
BU LAW DEAN ELECTED TO ABA POST (Boston) – Boston University School of Law Dean Maureen A. O’Rourke has been elected to the American Bar Association’s Council for the Section on Legal Education, the official accrediting body of U.S. law schools. O’Rourke was elected to a three-year term to the section, which...
5th August, 2010
BU SCIENTISTS STUDY RAT BRAINS TO HELP ROBOTS NAVIGATE (Boston) – A team led by Boston University College of Arts & Sciences Professor of Psychology Michael Hasselmo has won a $1.5 million grant from the Department of Defense's Office of Naval Research to study rat brains to learn how to help military robots navigate. The team...
4th August, 2010
The Boston University Art Gallery Presents American Letterpress: The Art of Hatch Show Print (Boston) – The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is pleased to present American Letterpress: The Art of Hatch Show Print featuring the work of one of the nation’s oldest printing shops, Hatch Show Print, based in Nashville, Tennessee. The exhibition illustrates the fusion of art with popular...
3rd August, 2010
Oral Contraceptive Use Associated with Increased Risk of Estrogen Receptor Negative Breast Cancer in African American Women (Boston) - Investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have reported that African American women who use oral contraceptives have a greater likelihood of developing breast cancer than nonusers. The study results, recently published on-line in Cancer...