Boston University News Releases


30th September, 2010
BMC/BU Researchers to Study Effects of Mass. Health Reform (Boston) - Boston Medical Center (BMC) has been awarded a four year, $5.7 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for investigators from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) to create the Center for Health Insurance Reform, Cardiovascular Outcomes and Disparities....
28th September, 2010
Study Finds Language Barriers may Play Role in Health Care Disparities (Boston) - Researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) have found that individuals who do not speak English at home are less likely to receive colorectal cancer screenings (CRC) as compared to those who do speak English at home. The findings,...
23rd September, 2010
BU African Studies Center Receives over $2 Million In Federal Funds (Boston) – Boston University’s African Studies Center (ASC), located in the College of Arts & Sciences, has received renewed U.S. Department of Education (DoE) Title VI funding to support African language education and area studies. The ASC received a $1,092,000 Foreign...
23rd September, 2010
BU workshops Teach Teachers About African American History (Boston) – Boston University’s African American Studies Program, located in the College of Arts & Sciences, has received notification from the National Endowment for the Humanities that it has been awarded a grant of approximately $180,000 in support of two weeklong summer workshops for...
20th September, 2010
Boston University Academy to Co-Host Educational Forum (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA), along with Scholar Search Associates, will host an Educational Forum for Intellectually Curious Students and their Families on Sunday, October 17, 2010 from noon to 5:00 PM. Set to take place at Boston University’s George Sherman Union (775 Commonwealth...
16th September, 2010
BU Alumna Lauren Flanigan returns for masterclasses and a concert performance of Vanessa Boston, MA – The Boston University School of Music is delighted to welcome back alumna and internationally acclaimed soprano Lauren Flanigan for a residency that culminates in a free concert performance of Samuel Barber’s Vanessa on Tuesday, September 28. The residency aims to celebrate the past,...
15th September, 2010
Acclaimed Novelist Sue Miller to Speak at Boston University (Boston) – The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University will host novelist Sue Miller for a reception and lecture on Wednesday, September 29 at 5:30 PM in Metcalf Hall. Miller houses her archives at the Gotlieb Center and will be speaking on her work and reflecting on her written accounts of...
14th September, 2010
Boston University Researchers Report First Case of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in an Active College Football Player (BOSTON) – The Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) announced today that University of Pennsylvania (Penn) football co-captain Owen Thomas was suffering from mild stages of the degenerative brain disease, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy...
9th September, 2010
BU PARTNERS IN FIVE-YEAR, $7.5M GRANT TO STUDY ANIMAL FLIGHT (Boston) – The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded a five-year, $7.5 million grant to a team of researchers from Boston University, the University of Washington, the University of Maryland, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The grant will fund a project entitled...