Boston University News Releases


25th May, 2011
Boston Medical Center Chief, BUSM Chair Honored by AUA (Boston) - Richard K. Babayan, MD, chief of the Department of Urology at Boston Medical Center and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine, was honored by the American Urological Association (AUA) at their annual meeting in Washington, DC, last...
25th May, 2011
Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 12 Archdiocesan High School Graduates (Boston) — Boston University (BU) awarded twelve students from the graduating seniors of the parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston four-year, full-tuition scholarships through the Cardinal Medeiros Scholarship Program at a May 16 ceremony at BU’s George Sherman Union. Cardinal...
25th May, 2011
School of Social Work Dean, Post-Doctoral Fellow Publish “The Hoarding Handbook” Hoarding can be a debilitating, life-threatening problem and affects roughly five percent of the U.S. population. Currently categorized as a sub-type of obsessive compulsive disorder, hoarding is a distinct mental illness made up of three connected problems: collecting too many items; difficulty...
23rd May, 2011
Dr. David E. Levin Appointed Chair of the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (Boston) – Dean Jeffrey W. Hutter has appointed Dr. David E. Levin Chair of the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. He succeeds Dr. Carlos B. Hirschberg, who for 13 years served as Professor and founding Chair of the...
22nd May, 2011
Katie Couric's 2011 Boston University Commencement Speech Thank you so much, President Brown, and congratulations to the class of 2011!!!!! I’m incredibly honored to be sharing a stage with such a distinguished group of honorees. Nina Totenberg, your work on NPR has inspired me for years; Dr. Ahmed Zewail, a scholar and humanitarian…I can’t...
20th May, 2011
Dentist, Poet to Inspire BU Dental Grads with Commencement Address (Boston) – Dr. Daniel Thomas Moran will deliver the keynote address at the 2011 Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Convocation on Friday, May 20 at the Boston University Walter Brown Arena. Clinical Assistant Professor of General Dentistry Dr. Daniel...
20th May, 2011
BU Study Finds Diet High in Vegetables and Fruit Associated with Less Weight Gain in African American Women (Boston) - Investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University have reported that African American women who consumed a diet high in vegetables and fruit gained less weight over a 14-year period than those who consumed a diet high in red meat and fried foods. This is the first...
20th May, 2011
BU Study Finds Diet High in Vegetables and Fruit Associated with Less Weight Gain in African American Women (Boston) - Investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University have reported that African American women who consumed a diet high in vegetables and fruit gained less weight over a 14-year period than those who consumed a diet high in red meat and fried foods. This is the first...
19th May, 2011
Boston/Brookline Dentist Serving on MA Dental Society Board (Boston) – Dr. Margaret Errante, Brookline resident and director of the Boston University Dental Health Center at 930 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, is now a Guest Board Member on the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS). Dr. Errante will offer input on issues...
19th May, 2011
Media Alert: 2011 Boston University Commencement WHO: Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of The CBS Evening News WHAT: Boston University’s 138th Commencement WHEN: 1 p.m., Sunday, May 22 WHERE: BU’s Nickerson Field Media check-in at Rich Hall via stairs on Babcock St.; free parking at Babcock...
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