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Professor Robert Stern Testified Before the Senate on Athlete Safety

May 17th, 2017 in News & Events

BU School of Medicine Professor Robert Stern testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on May 17, 2017. The Committee discussed “Current Issues in American Sports: Protecting the Health and Safety of American Athletes.” Learn more 

New England Innovates Explores Role of Higher Ed

April 28th, 2017 in News & Events

New England Innovates: Preparing the Innovation Economy Workforce   Photo (left to right) – Daniel Hewett, Dr. Patricia Maguire Meservey, Dr. Gerry Fine, Marc Sedam, Andrea Cox. Source: New England Council  On April 27, 2017, the Council held the second event in our “New England Innovates” series, which was launched last fall. “New England Innovates:… MORE

BU Institute for Sustainable Energy Reception

April 26th, 2017 in News & Events

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  

BU is Back! Bringing Boston to the Beltway

April 6th, 2017 in News & Events

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

The Cities of Tomorrow: How Research and Innovation Can Help Address the U.S. Infrastructure Crises

October 27th, 2016 in News & Events

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

The Other 95%: The Unsecure Internet You Don’t Know About

June 17th, 2016 in News & Events

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

BU School of Public Health Turns 40

March 22nd, 2016 in News & Events

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

Making Research Real with Boston University

March 1st, 2016 in News & Events

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

You’re Invited…

October 19th, 2015 in News & Events

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.

Senate Aerospace Caucus Prototyping Reception

October 16th, 2015 in News & Events

BU joins the Senate Aerospace Caucus for a demonstration of the innovation pipeline on October 20.