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GDP Center Hosts Panel Discussion in Washington, DC

April 26th, 2018 in News & Events

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm 1777 F Street NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC 20006 President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison hosted a panel discussion organized by the BU Global Development Policy Center and BU Federal Relations in Washington, D.C. on April 18. Center Director Kevin Gallagher moderated a conversation with… MORE

Prof. James Bird to Deliver Keynote Address on Capitol Hill

April 17th, 2018 in News & Events

“THE SCIENCE OF BUBBLES” KEYNOTE ADDRESS SET FOR ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL LUNCHEON ON APRIL 18th HOSTED BY CENTER FOR EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION  The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE), a nonprofit dedicated to improving STEM education through national and international programs for students and teachers, will host its Annual Congressional Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday,… MORE

SPH Dean Galea’s “Healthier” Book Talk in Washington, DC

January 24th, 2018 in News & Events

Details Date:  Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Time:  6:00 PM to 7:30 PM  Location:  Army Navy Country Club 1700 Army Navy Drive Arlington, VA 22202 “Healthier: Fifty Thoughts on the Foundations of Population Health” is a collection of essays on the social, economic, and cultural forces that shape population health. The book builds off of two… MORE

2017 Menino Survey of Mayors Briefing Event

January 24th, 2018 in News & Events

Professor Graham Wilson, co-founder and Director of the Boston University Initiative on Cities kicks off the 2017 Menino Survey of Mayors briefing in Washington, DC. Photo by Jennifer Grodsky, BU Federal Relations. On January 23, 2018, an exclusive briefing on the 2017 Menino Survey of Mayors, a project led by the Boston University Initiative on Cities and supported by Citi and The… MORE

Research Leads to Amazing Things

November 16th, 2017 in News & Events

  Ed Damiano, an ENG professor of biomedical engineering and owner of medical device company, Beta Bionics, Inc.  BU’s own Ed Damiano and other inventors of amazing things that began with National Institutes of Health funding spoke at a Congressional briefing on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Watch the video See the photos View the flyer

November 8th Congressional Briefing on Costs of War

November 9th, 2017 in News & Events

The $5.6 Trillion Price Tag of the Post-9/11 Wars and How We Are Paying for It   Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 10:00am – 11:00am Senate Armed Services Committee Room 236 Russell Senate Office Building   Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) hosted a panel of speakers from the Costs of War Project at Brown University’s Watson Institute… MORE

American-Made Innovation Sparking Economic Growth

October 26th, 2017 in News & Events

Abraham (center), with the team in her MED lab. Photo by Cydney Scott. The Science Coalition in conjunction with the House R&D Caucus hosted a panel discussion at the Rayburn House Office Building on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.  BU’s own Carmela Abraham and the leaders of eight cutting-edge companies held a forum about how federally-funded… MORE

Three from BU MED Attend Congressional Forum on Traumatic Brain Injuries

October 14th, 2017 in News & Events

On Friday, October 13, 2017, Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Judiciary Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) held a joint Democratic Forum to review recent studies highlighting the advances in sports research on traumatic brain injuries due to contact sports and pathways to move forward. During the forum members from… MORE

Professor McKee Speaks at Capitol Hill Briefing

September 15th, 2017 in News & Events

The American Brain Coalition, the American Academy of Neurology, and the Patrick Risha CTE Awareness Foundation in cooperation with the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on Understanding and Minimizing Sports-Related Brain Injuries at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC, on Thursday, September 14, 2017. The briefing featured Dr. Ann McKee,… MORE

Morrison Hosts Briefing, Meets Lawmakers

July 21st, 2017 in News & Events

On Thursday, July 20, 2017, Provost Jean Morrison hosted a Capitol Hill briefing on collaborative partnerships to combat opioid abuse in collaboration with the Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse. The program featured David Rosenbloom of the School of Public Health, Chief Frederick Ryan of the Arlington, MA Police Department, and Kimberly Johnson, Director of… MORE