Category: Business

MET’s Online Programs in Computer Information Systems and Management Rank #2 and #8 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs

For Immediate Release Contact: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240, kjastive@bu.edu   Metropolitan College’s Online Master’s Programs in Computer Information Systems and Management Rank #2 and #8 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Programs   January 8, 2014, Boston—Two Boston University Metropolitan College (MET) graduate programs placed in the top ten Best Online Programs, according to […]

Boston University Scores in WSJ Rankings of Exec MBA Programs

Contact: Adriane Dean, 617-358-0234 | adean@bu.edu (Boston) — Boston University’s Executive MBA Program has been ranked number one in New England and 20th globally according to The Wall Street Journal’s 2010 survey of top EMBA Programs. The 2010 Wall Street Journal ranking of Executive MBA programs was compiled by surveying thousands of students and hundreds […]

BU’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Names New Managing Director

Contact: Adriane Dean, 617-358-0234 | adean@bu.edu (Boston) — Boston University’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) announced the appointment of Paul McManus as managing director. McManus was previously director of International Programs for the Institute. “With his depth of experience and dedication to innovation and entrepreneurship, we are delighted to have Paul step into […]

BUSM Appoints New Assistant Dean of Development

Contact: Ellen Berlin, 617-638-8491 | ellen.berlin@bmc.org (Boston) – Karen Engelbourg has been appointed to the position of assistant dean of development at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM). In this role, Engelbourg will be responsible for the fundraising programs of the School. Engelbourg, a veteran development professional with 20 years experience in the field, previously […]

BU Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Receives Five Year $4 Million Grant for the Seventh Consecutive Time

Contact: Courtney de Lacy, 617-353-0197 | cdelacy@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University (BU) Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation recently received a five year, $4 million federal grant for its work as a research and training center (RTC) on improved employment outcomes for individuals with psychiatric disabilities. Co-funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research […]

Economists Pen Letter to Congress in Support of Bailout Plan

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | ttesta@bu.edu To the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate: As economists, we write to support the plan before Congress dealing with the financial crisis. We are well aware that the proposed intervention entails very large sums and considerable risk for American taxpayers, […]

Boston University International Incubator Program Receives Global Recognition

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.edu (Boston) — Boston University’s International Incubator Program, blending academics with business development, has won the National Business Incubation Association’s coveted seal of approval recommending it to international companies looking to expand to the United States. Of the 2,100 U.S. business incubators, BU’s is the fifth to earn the endorsement, […]

Boston University Establishes The Institute For Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC)

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.eduContact: Laure Kesner, 781-239-1030 | lkesner@parnold.com (Boston) – Boston University School of Management announced the creation of the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC). The Institute offers a new model for entrepreneurial research, education and commercialization. ITEC is dedicated to the new entrepreneur interested in the technologies, products, and […]

Boston University School of Management Establishes theNorman and Adele Barron Professorship in Management

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | rtaffe@bu.eduContact: Laure Kesner, 781-239-1030 | lkesner@parnold.com (Boston) – Boston University School of Management announced the establishment of the Norman and Adele Barron Professorship in Management and named Zvi Bodie, Professor of Finance and Economics, as its first designee. Adele Barron established this professorship in memory of her husband Norman, a […]