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Bringing Boston to the Beltway

April 29th, 2015 in News & Events

BU President Robert A. Brown and Provost Jean Morrison visited Washington, DC, on April 28th to discuss the University’s priorities in research, student aid and international education with policymakers. They also hosted a reception on Capitol Hill for alumni and key stakeholders. President Brown held a number of meetings on Capitol Hill. He discussed high… MORE

Paul Gugliuzza To Testify Before The House Subcommittee About Patent Reform

February 25th, 2015 in News & Events

The professor of intellectual property law will offer his expertise on patent demand letters. Published by BU Law: Associate Professor of Law Paul Gugliuzza has been called to testify before the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade on Thursday, February 26, 2015. The hearing, chaired by Michael C. Burgess (R-TX),… MORE

Workshop: Introduction to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

February 12th, 2015 in News & Events

On January 29, the Office of the Vice President and Associate Provost for Research hosted an informational workshop on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).  Jean Slutsky, PA, MSPH, and Chief Engagement and Dissemination Officer at PCORI, introduced the Institute and its mission and research and discussed its proposal review and award processes. Weren’t able to… MORE

Roscoe Giles, of the Hariri Leadership Team, To Testify on Supercomputing in Washington, D.C.

January 22nd, 2015 in News & Events

Published in Institute News: Roscoe Giles, Hariri Institute for Computing executive steering committee member and Boston University professor of computer engineering, will testify at the Supercomputing and American Technology Leadership hearing on January 28, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Held by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and the Subcommittee on Energy of the U.S. House of Representatives, the hearing… MORE

Urban Seminar Reserach Spotlight: National Survey of Mayors

January 15th, 2015 in News & Events

Urban Seminar Research Spotlight: National Survey of Mayors Tuesday January 27th, 5:30pm-8:00pm Boston University campus in Washington, DC 1776 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 On behalf of the BU Initiative on Cities, we are delighted to invite you to attend the Urban Seminar Research Spotlight featuring a cocktail reception, presentation and conversation on the… MORE

BU President Robert A. Brown Honored by Fellow Engineers

October 2nd, 2014 in News & Events

National Academy of Engineering recognizes research, leadership At the NAE award ceremony honoring BU President Robert A. Brown September 26: Pallab K. Bhattacharya, a University of Michigan professor, Charles O. Holliday, Jr., retired chairman and CEO of E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Brown, and C. D. Mote, Jr., NAE president. Photo by… MORE

BU Brain Researchers among Those Invited to White House

October 1st, 2014 in News & Events

On hand as Obama announces expansion of BRAIN Initiative BU’s Gloria Waters, Michael Hasselmo, and Timothy Gardner were among the academic, industry, and philanthropic leaders invited to the White House yesterday for a conference announcing stepped-up efforts to advance the president’s ambitious BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Neurotechnologies) Initiative. Waters, University vice president and associate… MORE

Prof. Outterson Testifies Before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

September 24th, 2014 in News & Events

School of Law Professor Kevin Outterson appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce on September 19 to discuss how to better combat antibiotic-resistant viruses. Dr. Outterson, an expert in the legal issues surrounding antimicrobal resistance, walked the committee through what he calls the broken business model for antibiotics. He was… MORE

President Brown and Vice President Waters Meet With Policymakers

September 11th, 2014 in News & Events

On September 10, Boston University President Robert A. Brown and Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Gloria Waters traveled to Washington, D.C., to discuss important research and academic initiatives at BU with the U.S. Secretary of Energy, the Director of the National Science Foundation, key research staff at the Department of Defense, the President… MORE

Prof. Stern Testifies Before the Senate Aging Committee

June 26th, 2014 in News & Events

School of Medicine Professor Robert Stern testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging for the June 25th hearing entitled, “State of Play: Brain Injuries and Diseases of Aging.” Dr. Stern described the medical impact of brain trauma and the need for additional federal investment in medical research through the National Institutes of Health. Chris… MORE