Boston University News Releases


30th March, 2010
Novelist Richard North Patterson to Speak at Boston University (Boston) – Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and Friends of the Library will host novelist Richard North Patterson for a reception and lecture on Monday, April 5 at 5:30 PM in Metcalf Hall. Patterson houses his archives at the Gotlieb Center and will be speaking on his...
30th March, 2010
The Vitamin D Solution What do obesity, heart disease, depression, diabetes, and fibromyalgia have in common? The answer is vitamin D deficiency. Over 200 million Americans lack this essential vitamin and as a result suffer from a host of daily annoyances, chronic conditions, and even life-threatening illnesses. In the...
29th March, 2010
Boston University Academy to Host Culinary Tasting Event & Auction, A Taste of BUA (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA) will hold its 11th annual benefit auction A Taste of BUA at 6:30 PM on Friday, April 23. The event will be hosted by NECN’s TV Diner personality Billy Costa and will include both live and silent auctions. Guests will enjoy food samples from area restaurants...
29th March, 2010
Joint Statement from MIT, UMASS, BU and NU on Planning Progress of a Green, High-Performance Computing Center in Holyoke Following is a joint statement by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, Boston University and Northeastern University on planning for a green, high-performance computing center (GHPCC) in Holyoke, Mass.: Back in November of last year, the consortium...
29th March, 2010
The Abbott Fund, Boston University School of Medicine and Leading Health Institutions in Vietnam Inaugurate the Abbott Fund Institute of Nutrition Science at Bach Mai Hospital Hanoi, Vietnam — The Abbott Fund, the philanthropic arm of the global health care company Abbott, and the Global Health Primary Care Initiative (GHPCI) at the Boston University School of Medicine joined Bach Mai Hospital, the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) and Hanoi Medical University today...
26th March, 2010
Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series: Kerry James Marshall Boston, MA – The Boston University School of Visual Arts at the College of Fine Arts is pleased to present sculptor and artist Kerry James Marshall as the final visiting artist in the fourth season of the Contemporary Perspectives Lecture Series on Thursday, April 8, at 6:30pm in Morse Auditorium...
25th March, 2010
Susannah (Boston, MA) – Five decades after its premiere, the Boston University School of Music and School of Theatre will produce the classic American opera Susannah with composer and librettist Carlisle Floyd and original soprano Phyllis Curtin in residence. Longtime artistic collaborators Floyd and Curtin...
23rd March, 2010
Researchers Identify Strategy for Passing Tanning Bed Legislation (Boston) – Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that when attempting to pass tanning bed legislation, successful advocates collaborate with local and national organizations and lobbyists and have direct contact with the sponsoring legislator to aid in the passage...
23rd March, 2010
Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus The Restless Spirit: Music of Johannes Brahms (Boston, MA) – On Tuesday, April 6, the Boston University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Chorus will perform an all-Brahms program at Symphony Hall under conductors Ann Howard Jones and David Hoose, both professors at the BU School of Music. The concert, presented by the BU School of Music and...
18th March, 2010
“It was the stem cell all along” (Boston) – What if you could use your own stem cells to grow new tissue? Clinical trials are underway to use stem cells to repair critical organs and tissues such as heart and nerve tissues. Stem cell-mediated regeneration could become more prevalent for restoring all kinds of tissues—including...
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