Author: Emily Truax

Boston University STEM Outreach Program Gains Major Boost from AT&T

$145,000 Contribution Focuses on Improving High School Graduation Rates Boston – Boston University College of Engineering announced today the receipt of a $145,000 contribution from AT&T to create a two-year engineering and technology program for an urban high school population, and to document its impact on high school graduation rates. The funding from AT&T will […]

Dr. Raul Garcia Elected Vice President of AADR for 2015-2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 28, 2015 Contact:  Mary Becotte, 617-638-5147, becottem@bu.edu (Boston) – Dr. Raul Garcia, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy & Health Services Research at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM), was elected to serve as Vice President of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) for […]

Dr. Jonathan Shenkin Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award to Improve Oral Health in Belarus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 12, 2015 Contact:  Mary Becotte Director, Communications & External Relations Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine 617-638-5147, becottem@bu.edu (Boston) – The United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board recently announced that Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) Clinical Associate […]

BU Researchers Identify Genome Wide Expression Changes in Vascular Tissue Due to Infection and Diet

Findings may lead to individualized treatment for atherosclerosis FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 7, 2015 Contact: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, ginad@bu.edu (Boston)–Although it has been shown that a diet high in fat and exposure to certain bacteria can cause atherosclerosis (the buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances on artery walls which can restrict blood flow), researchers […]

BU’s African Studies Center Wins Title VI Grants

CONTACT: Jeremy Schwab, +1-617-358-1056, jschwab@bu.edu BOSTON, MA— Boston University’s African Studies Center has been awarded National Resource Center (NRC) and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) grants from the US Department of Education. The African Studies Center, which joined the new Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies this fall, will receive more than $2.3 […]

Boston University To Become First Seamlessly Integrated Digital Dental School in the Nation

Contact: Mary Becotte Director, Communications & External Relations Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine 617-638-5147, becottem@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) announced at the 2014 American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in San Antonio, Texas on October 11th that it has entered into an […]

Fast Forward: David Carr Talks With Jill Abramson

Newspapers. Magazines. Books. Videos. Podcasts. The Web. Can you relate to what David Carr describes as the paradox of too much choice? Carr, the media and culture critic for The New York Times and the newly minted Andrew R. Lack Professor in the Boston University College of Communication, has the same problem that many of […]

Clinical Assessment May Benefit Postpartum Women with Methadone Treatment Changes

For Immediate Release, Aug. 25, 2014 Contact: Jenny Eriksen Leary, 617-638-6841, jenny.eriksen@bmc.org A recent study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) found that women may not need significant methadone dose reductions in the first three months after pregnancy. Researchers reviewed the charts of 101 women who […]