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Doctor’s Orders: Don’t Cut Arts Funding

April 24th, 2017 in For DC

ADVOCACY RESOURCE Doctor's Orders: Don't Cut Arts Funding BU School of Public Health Dean Sandro Galea urges continued funding for the National Endowment for the Arts in order to promote a healthier society. Read more ON THE CHARLES RIVER Innovations in Social Work and Health Dr. Sally Bachman applies the insights of social work to reduce... More

Bringing Boston to the Beltway

April 10th, 2017 in For DC

BU IN DC Bringing Boston to the Beltway On April 5, BU President Robert A. Brown met with members of Congress and hosted a reception on Capitol Hill attended by more than 100 alumni and key stakeholders. Learn more   COMMUNITY RESOURCE Girls Science Club Takes STEM to the Next Generation Female graduate students at BU... More

Bringing Boston to the Beltway

March 27th, 2017 in For DC

YOU'RE INVITED Bringing Boston to the Beltway Join us on April 5 for a Capitol Hill reception hosted by BU President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison. RSVP today   RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Getting the Word In BU Deaf Studies researchers look for ways to prevent deaf children from being deprived of language, with support from the... More

Help Needed for Youngest Opioid Victims

March 13th, 2017 in For DC

FACULTY EXPERT Help Needed for Youngest Opioid Victims BU School of Medicine Professor Scott Hadland urges fellow pediatricians to better identify and treat addiction in their young patients. Find out more       RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT Support for Female Veterans Returning Home The Women Veterans Network created by the BU School of Medicine helps female vets more successfully reintegrate into... More

Bringing Unsung African American Heroines to Light

February 27th, 2017 in For DC

FACULTY EXPERT Bringing Unsung African American Heroines to Light BU historian Ashley Farmer has spent years piecing together the stories of the remarkable, but largely overlooked, black female activists who helped shape the post-World War II battle against racial inequality. Find out more     COMMUNITY RESOURCE Pediatric Dental Clinic Is Changing Lives The new BU Pediatric Oral Healthcare... More

Travel Ban Diminishes Our Nation

February 6th, 2017 in For DC

ON THE CHARLES RIVER Travel Ban Diminishes Our Nation BU President Robert A. Brown says the Trump Administration's executive order banning immigrants from seven countries from entering the U.S. is morally wrong. Find out why   STUDENT LIFE BU Expands Scholarship Program for Boston Public Schools Transfer students will now be eligible for Boston University's scholarship that... More

Live from Inauguration Weekend

January 23rd, 2017 in For DC

STUDENT LIFE Live from Inauguration Weekend  BU journalism students spent Inauguration weekend on the ground in Washington, filing stories, video, photos, and social media coverage for the Boston University News Service.  Find out more FACULTY EXPERT New Targets to Treat Type 1 Diabetes BU Professor Arturo Vegas recently spoke on Capitol Hill about his novel... More

BU by the Numbers

January 9th, 2017 in For DC

COMMUNITY RESOURCE BU by the Numbers What is BU's impact in New England? How does the University use federal research dollars? What makes BU students unique? Find out with our new fact sheets!  Take a look FACULTY EXPERT Elements of Conflict  BU Professor Julie Michelle Klinger believes that concerns about the scarcity of rare earth... More

The Truth About Jingle Bells

December 19th, 2016 in For DC

HAPPY HOLIDAYS The Truth About Jingle Bells BU faculty member Kyna Hamill sets the record straight on how the classic holiday tune came to be. Jingle all the way   STUDENT LIFE Fighting Extremist Social Media  BU College of Communication students use social media to combat online recruitment by radical ideological groups as part of a competition sponsored... More

Supporting Undocumented Students

December 5th, 2016 in For DC

ADVOCACY RESOURCE Supporting Undocumented Students Boston University President Robert A. Brown joined more than 250 higher education leaders to urge the nation to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  Learn more   ON THE CHARLES RIVER On the Trail of Boston’s Missing Rs Students in Professor Neil Myler's linguistics class learn how different English... More