Campaign News

BU makes Discover’s top 100 stories of 2014

February 3rd, 2015 in News stories

The January/February 2015 issue of Discover magazine highlights their 100 top stories of 2014. Coming in at #28—and listed on the cover as "Diabetes Breakthrough p. 38"—is the story of Ed Damiano, associate professor of biomedical engineering at BU's College of Engineering, and his work on a bionic pancreas. This... More

An Inspiration in Bronze

November 24th, 2014 in News stories

Nearly 20 years after Jonathan and Pam Taub met in Elie Wiesel’s class Exile and Imagination, they remain grateful for more than the profound lessons they learned from the Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Taub, at the time a Harvard Law School student doing an independent study at BU, and Pam... More

The Sumner M. Redstone Building

September 29th, 2014 in News stories

The new Sumner M. Redstone Building already has made a significant, tangible impact on Boston University School of Law since opening at the start of the academic year. "It's like an entirely different school," says Dean O'Rourke. Students are everywhere, enjoying the many spaces for studying and socializing, which has... More

In Honor of Alan and Sherry Leventhal

September 24th, 2014 in News stories

New Visitor Center Named For many around campus, the names Alan and Sherry Leventhal may not ring any bells. But the Leventhal name will be one of the first that visitors to the Charles River Campus will see now that the two, among the University’s greatest friends and benefactors, were honored... More

Santander Supports Global Health

September 8th, 2014 in News stories

Agreement also fuels summer internships Ana Aguilera spent the spring dodging landslides and screening coffee plantation workers in Peru for cervical cancer. Peter Hynes worked all summer traveling dusty roads in Tanzania to improve water resources for rural villagers. Erika Crable returned just weeks ago from studying the impact of the... More

Producers Give Boost to Musical Theatre

July 29th, 2014 in News stories

Lane, Comley invest in CFA For nearly a quarter of a century, producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley have been the toast of Broadway, winning nine Tony Awards between them, including this year’s Tony for Best Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder. They’ve also been generous supporters... More

A new Alumni Center in the Castle

June 23rd, 2014 in Campaign Newsletter, Issue 5

Plans for a home on campus for BU alums The continuing success of the Campaign—fueled largely by the generous support of BU alumni—has once again highlighted a critical missing resource on the Charles River campus: an alumni center. Today, BU has some 300,000 alumni, and every year, more of those alumni are... More

Volunteer spotlight

June 23rd, 2014 in Campaign Newsletter, Issue 5

A conversation with Andy Lack (CFA’68) Andy Lack—CEO of the Bloomberg Media Group, a BU trustee, chair of the College of Communication’s campaign, and donor of a COM professorship—recently sat down for a conversation with the Campaign Newsletter. Q: You are a CFA grad with a strong interest in acting. How did... More

Campaign impact: Giving back the voice

June 23rd, 2014 in Campaign Newsletter, Issue 5

Anonymous gift for tech tools for aphasia patients For those living with aphasia—the loss of language or communication skills usually caused by a head injury or stroke—practice is key to improvement. And the right kind of practice, on the right tool, can make all the difference. Boston University College of Health... More

Gabby: a new tool for reproductive health

June 23rd, 2014 in Campaign Newsletter, Issue 5

Kellogg grant supports improved family planning Thanks to a team headed by Dr. Brian Jack, professor and chair of family medicine at the BU School of Medicine, there is now a simple, effective tool to help women make better and more personalized decisions about family planning and reproductive health. With support... More