Boston University News Releases


28th February, 2011
The Boston University Art Gallery Appoints New Director and Chief Curator (Boston) – The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate McNamara to the role of Director and Chief Curator. McNamara comes to BUAG with an extensive background in curation and instruction both in New York and Western Massachusetts. She will fill the position...
25th February, 2011
Diet and exercise restore immune function in obesity Boston University scientists say that moderate daily exercise and dietary control might reverse immune dysfunctions found in people with obesity. Overeating and a sedentary lifestyle are well-known risk factors for obesity, which is linked to hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, gum...
16th February, 2011
BU Faculty Study Works to Identify HIV Risk Behaviors in Asian-American Women Are Asian-American women with lower relationship power control less likely to use condoms and more likely to engage in HIV risk behaviors? (Boston) -- A new study by Assistant Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm in AIDS and Behavior, “Gender Power Control, Sexual Experiences, Safer Sex Practices...
15th February, 2011
College of Communication to Honor Harold Burson (Boston) – Harold Burson, one of the world's most successful public relations practitioners, will be honored Friday, February 18 when Boston University's College of Communication (COM) helps him celebrate his 90th birthday with a symposium beginning at 1 p.m. in the Colloquium Room of the Photonics...
14th February, 2011
BUSM Professor Co-Authors First Book on Deaf Ethnicity (Boston) – In the first book to examine the 300-year ancestry of deaf people in America, Richard C. Pillard, MD, a professor of psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and his co-authors argue that deaf people who use sign language to communicate are members of an ethnic group....
14th February, 2011
Boston University to Host Annual Creative Writing Faculty Reading (Boston) – Boston University’s Creative Writing Program, one of the oldest writing programs in the country, presents a reading featuring their most distinguished faculty members including two United States Poets Laureates, a National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize winner. The event will include...
10th February, 2011
Researchers Find Public Sector Research Responsible for Many New Drug Discoveries (Boston) - Researchers from Boston University School’s of Medicine (BUSM), Management (SMG) and Law (LAW), along with collaborators from the National Institutes of Health, believe that public-sector research has had a more immediate effect on improving public health than was previously realized....
7th February, 2011
Boston University School of Medicine Researchers Receive NIMH Brain Awards (Boston) - Two Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) faculty members, Pietro Cottone, PhD, an assistant professor of pharmacology and psychiatry and Michael Silverstein, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics, were each awarded the prestigious National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Biobehavioral...
4th February, 2011
Boston University to Host Robert Pinsky for Poetry Reading (Boston) – Boston University’s Creative Writing Program, one of the oldest writing programs in the country, is hosting famed poet and Boston University Professor of Poetry Robert Pinsky for a reading from his newest book Selected Poems. Pinsky was formerly a United States Poet Laureate and has written...
4th February, 2011
New Measurement of the Muon Lifetime Provides Key to Determining Strength of Weak Nuclear Force (Villigen, Switzerland) — After a decade of experimental development, data-taking, and analysis, an international research team led by scientists from Boston University and the University of Illinois has announced a new value for the muon lifetime. The new lifetime measurement—the most precise...
Next 10 >>