News & Events

Whether it’s a recent visit to Washington by BU’s President Brown, one of our faculty members testifying before Congress, or the latest research developments on campus, we’ll keep you up to speed.


The Other 95%: The Unsecure Internet You Don’t Know About

June 17, 2016

Boston University Provost Jean Morrison and honorary co-hosts the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus hosted an illuminating panel discussion with leading researchers, policymakers, and government officials on the true breadth of Internet insecurity and what can (or can’t) be done to fix it.  Speakers:  Sharon Goldberg, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Boston University Joseph Hall, Chief Technologist, Center for Democracy & Technology… MORE

BU School of Public Health Turns 40

March 22, 2016

Four Decades Forward: BUSPH Regional Celebration in Washington, DC BU School of Public Health held a DC alumni reception on March 21.  Many were invited to network with alumni, enjoy food, and drink in celebration of the School’s 40th anniversary at the Army & Navy Club.  Find out more Read the BU Today story

Making Research Real with Boston University

March 1, 2016

View photos of the panel discussion and reception Read the BU Today story Boston University President Robert A. Brown hosted a panel discussion about brain injuries, head trauma, and concussion – the science, national policy implications, and personal impact. The moderated discussion featured experts on brain injuries and concussion, each with a distinctive perspective: Dr…. MORE


Signing for Obama

September 30, 2016

BU ASL interpreter at opening of new African American national museum Christopher Robinson, coordinator of outreach and training for the office of disability services, interprets the words of President Barack Obama at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24. Photo courtesy of Katherine Kennedy. While most of… MORE

Celebrating BU’s African American Legacy

September 29, 2016

Washington events timed to opening of new museum Alumni Celebration Breakfast panelists Cornell William Brooks (STH’87, Hon.’15), NAACP president, Richard L. Taylor (COM’71), former Massachusetts secretary of transportation and BU’s first Rhodes scholar, and Andrea L. Taylor (COM’68), president and CEO of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and a trustee of the University. Photo by… MORE

BU Researchers Get State-of-the-Art MRI Scanner

September 29, 2016

$1.6 million from NSF for centerpiece of new Center for Cognitive Neuroimaging The Siemens 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging scanner will be housed within the new Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering building, on BU’s Charles River Campus. Photo courtesy of Siemens Healthineers. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Boston University researchers $1.6… MORE

NEIDL Symposium: Talking about Infectious Diseases

September 21, 2016

Anthony Fauci, David Quammen address scientists, BU community members, the public National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci told the NEIDL symposium audience that because there have always been, and always will be, emerging infectious diseases, “we need people and efforts like those that are going on right here, at BU, and… MORE

Trustees Adopt Broad Climate Change Strategy

September 20, 2016

 Cutting energy demand and avoiding investment in coal, tar sands included The Board of Trustees Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing has held several forums on fossil fuel divestment, including this one last December with CAS Professor Anthony Janetos. Photo by Cydney Scott. Expanding BU’s efforts to curb climate change, the Board of Trustees last… MORE