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Beyond the Barriers to Productive Aging

July 13th, 2015 in For DC

FACULTY EXPERT Beyond the Barriers to Productive Aging In conjunction with the White House Conference on Aging, BU Professor Ernest Gonzales helps policymakers address the needs of the nation's increasingly diverse older adults.  Find out more   COMMUNITY RESOURCE Moving to Improve BU is training new teachers how to use physical activity to help Boston students... More

What the T Can Tell Us About Health Inequalities

June 29th, 2015 in For DC

COMMUNITY RESOURCE What the T Can Tell Us About Health Inequalities BU School of Public Health Dean Sandro Galea uses public transportation hubs to demonstrate major health disparities among Boston residents.  Find out more   RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Space Science for Bone Biologists With support from NASA and the National Institutes of Health, BU researchers send bone... More

Could an Ebola Treatment Already Exist?

June 15th, 2015 in For DC

FACULTY EXPERT Could an Ebola Treatment Already Exist? What if Zoloft and Vascor—safe prescription drugs that you can pick up at your CVS for depression and heart trouble, respectively—could treat Ebola? Take a look. RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Strong Alcohol Laws Help Prevent Teen Binge Drinking A BU School of Public Health and Boston Medical Center study... More

Senator Markey Addresses BU Law Commencement

June 1st, 2015 in For DC

ON THE CHARLES RIVER Senator Markey Addresses BU Law Commencement In a speech ranging from civil rights to climate change to Reese Witherspoon, Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) tells BU School of Law graduates they will achieve "amazing things.” Watch the speech RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Catching Lung Cancer Early A new test developed by BU School of Medicine... More

Making Research Work

May 18th, 2015 in For DC

SPECIAL REPORT Making Research Work What happens when federal funding stalls, when the media misinterprets data, or when junior scientists can't find a job? BU explores some of the challenges facing researchers today. Take a look   STUDENT LIFE Congratulations, Class of 2015! BU faculty and staff offer words of wisdom for graduating seniors. Find out more FACULTY... More

Bringing Boston to the Beltway

May 4th, 2015 in For DC

BU IN DC Bringing Boston to the Beltway BU President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison met with federal policymakers and hosted a Capitol Hill reception on April 28. Find out more RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT A New Map for Greenhouse Gas BU researchers use funding from NASA, the National Science Foundation and the Department of... More

You’re Invited: Bringing Boston to the Beltway

April 20th, 2015 in For DC

BU IN DC You're Invited: Bringing Boston to the Beltway We hope you can join us on April 28 for a Capitol Hill reception hosted by BU President Robert A. Brown and University Provost Jean Morrison.  RSVP today STUDENT LIFE  Students Doing Good, One App at a Time The Global App Initiative, a three year-old... More

Welcome the Questrom School of Business

April 6th, 2015 in For DC

ON THE CHARLES RIVER Welcome the Questrom School of Business A record-breaking gift from trustee Allen Questrom ('64) and wife Kelli Questrom renames a century-old school, enables the recruitment of top faculty, and helps graduate students.  Learn more   FACULTY EXPERT A Healthier Urban Future School of Public Health Dean Sandro Galea envisions a healthier urban... More

MA Universities Urge Congress to Support Students, Research

March 23rd, 2015 in For DC

ADVOCACY RESOURCE  MA Universities Urge Congress to Support Students, Research BU, Harvard and MIT asked the Massachusetts Congressional delegation to support federal investment in student aid, research, and the humanities in fiscal year 2016. Read the memo RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT  Ready to Make Medical Breakthroughs The National Science Foundation says BU's biophotonics center is "poised to make... More

Gugliuzza Testifies on Patent Demand Letters

March 9th, 2015 in For DC

FACULTY EXPERT Gugliuzza Testifies on Patent Demand Letters Professor Paul Gugliuzza testified before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade on February 26.  Find out more NOTABLE ALUMNI The 58 Billion Dollar Man Four star general Dennis Via leads the Army Materiel Command, ensuring that our armed forces receive everything they need in the... More