Category: Boston University Academy

Boston University Academy Educators Gear Up for Trip to NASA and Reduced Gravity Flight

Contact: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240 | kjastive@bu.edu (Boston) – Next week a team of four Boston University Academy (BUA) educators will travel to NASA Johnson Space Center’s Ellington Field in Houston, TX where they will participate in the space agency’s Reduced Gravity Education Program (RGEFP). RGEFP is a program that gives undergraduate students and K – […]

Boston University Academy to Host Culinary Tasting Event & Auction, A Taste of BUA

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA) will hold its 12th annual benefit auction A Taste of BUA at 6:30 PM on Friday, April 8, 2011. The event will be hosted by NECN’s TV Diner personality, Billy Costa, and will include both live and silent auctions. Guests will enjoy tastings […]

“Race to Nowhere” Screening at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University School of Education, College of Communication and on-campus high school, Boston University Academy, are hosting a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture.” The film examines the high stakes, high pressure environment of the current […]

Boston University Academy to Co-Host Educational Forum

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA), along with Scholar Search Associates, will host an Educational Forum for Intellectually Curious Students and their Families on Sunday, October 17, 2010 from noon to 5:00 PM. Set to take place at Boston University’s George Sherman Union (775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston), the Forum […]

Boston University Academy Students Named Candidates in Presidential Scholar Program

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA) seniors Michela Meister, daughter of Markus Meister and Elizabeth Gibb of Cambridge, MA, and Betsy Riley, daughter of Tim and Amy Riley of Belmont, MA, were recently named candidates for the 2010 Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from the nearly 3.2 […]

Boston University Academy Students Mentors BPS Robotics Team for Upcoming Competition

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA) seniors Samuel Birch and Betsy Riley participated in a hands-on outreach workshop for teachers from four Boston Public Schools (BPS). The workshop took place at the BUA robotics lab on December 9 and offered the BPS teachers information about the materials needed for […]

Boston University Academy Student Wins and Donates $2,500 to Boston University School of Medicine

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Academy sophomore and Natick resident Max Wallack was recently named a 2009 Build-A-Bear Huggable Hero and awarded $2,500 which he donated to the Boston University School of Medicine. Wallack was chosen from a group of international contenders as one of twelve grand-prize winners to receive […]