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Boston University President Robert A. Brown hosted a Washington, DC, reception for the BU Institute for Sustainable Energy on April 25th featuring Institute Director Peter Fox-Penner and Senior Fellow Dorothy Robyn. View reception photos
On April 5, President Robert A. Brown discussed the University’s priorities in research, student aid, and international education with members of Congress on April 5th. In conversations with Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Massachusetts Reps. Niki Tsongas (LAW ’88) and Joseph Kennedy, Brown spoke about the value of basic research and… MORE
Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and Boston University co-hosted a discussion of the future of federal policies for smart cities and the cutting edge research and innovation that makes these advances possible. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m Information Technology and Innovation Foundation 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610A Washington, DC 20005… MORE
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
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
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
The BU Alumni Association held two Washington events in October: A Conversation with Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet (CAS ’79) on October 26 and a discussion of Mobile Money and Migrant Remittances on October 29.
BU joins the Senate Aerospace Caucus for a demonstration of the innovation pipeline on October 20.
Hyeouk “Chris” Hahm, School of Social Work (SSW) Professor at Boston University, discussed her research with White House and Congressional officials on October 9. Photo by Jennifer Grodsky. Hahm is a founder of SSW’s Asian American Women’s Health Initiative Project and its offshoot, a federally funded BU-based study called AWARE (Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and… MORE
Prof. Azer Bestavros of the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science met with Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA) about “smart cities” on September 29. Click to read more