Category: BU In the Community

Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Boston University President Dr. Robert A. Brown Dedicate New BU Fitness & Wellness Center at BCYF Blackstone

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2013 CONTACT: Tom Testa, 617-959-3887 or ttesta@bu.edu Sandy Holden, 617-635-4920 x 2213 or sandy.holden@cityofboston.gov (Boston) – Boston University (BU) and the City of Boston today officially marked the grand opening of the Boston University Fitness & Wellness Center at the BCYF Blackstone Community Center with a dedication ceremony held in […]

Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 12 Archdiocesan High School Graduates

Contact: Stacy Roberts, 617/358-1688, stacyr@bu.edu (Boston) — Boston University (BU) awarded twelve students among the graduating seniors of the parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston four-year, full-tuition scholarships through the Cardinal Medeiros Scholarship Program at a May 22 ceremony at BU’s George Sherman Union. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley and Provost Jean Morrison presented […]

Milford student educating moms and moms-to-be

Contact: Jackie Rubin, 617/638-4892 | jackier@bu.edu (Boston)–Neelam Shah, a second-year dental student at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and Milford native, wants women to know how important oral health is during and after pregnancy. To correct the myths that Shah says many women believe to be fact, Shah will help […]

Boston University Names Avrum Spira its Innovator of the Year

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University School of Medicine Associate Prof. Avrum Spira has won the university’s 2011 Innovator of the Year award which recognizes a BU faculty member whose cutting-edge research and ideas lead to the formation of companies that benefit society at large. Spira’s research on lung cancer, Chronic […]

Boston City Council Recognizes Smart Smiles for Treating 4000 Kids and Counting

Contact: Jackie Rubin, 617/638-4892 | jackier@bu.edu Contacts: Jackie Rubin Assistant Director of Publications & Media Relations Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine 617-638-4892, jackier@bu.edu Andrea Grossman Public Relations Specialist Health Sciences Campus Tufts University 617-636-3728, andrea.grossman@tufts.edu (Boston) – Highlighting the need for oral health care for Boston’s children, Boston City Council has […]

BOSTON UNIVERSITY AWARDS OVER $2.6 MILLION IN FULL SCHOLARSHIPS AS MATCHLESS PROGRAM PASSES $135M MARK

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.edu (Boston) — The Boston University Boston High School Scholarship Program, the nation’s oldest and largest scholarship program for urban public high school students, has presented 16 recent graduates of Boston public high schools a total of more than $2.6 million worth of four-year, full-tuition scholarships. The program has awarded […]

Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 12 Archdiocesan High School Graduates

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) — Boston University (BU) awarded twelve students from the graduating seniors of the parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston four-year, full-tuition scholarships through the Cardinal Medeiros Scholarship Program at a May 16 ceremony at BU’s George Sherman Union. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley and Boston University Vice […]

Boston/Brookline Dentist Serving on MA Dental Society Board

Contact: Jackie Rubin, 617/638-4892 | jackier@bu.edu (Boston) – Dr. Margaret Errante, Brookline resident and director of the Boston University Dental Health Center at 930 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, is now a Guest Board Member on the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS). Dr. Errante will offer input on issues affecting the MDS […]

Boston University Professor to Toss First Pitch Against Yankees

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) part-time faculty member Bruce Berman was named “Most Valuable Teacher” by JetBlue Airways and will throw out the first pitch at Fenway Park on Saturday, April 9, 2011, as the Boston Red Sox take on the New York Yankees. Through his MET […]