Category: Government

Boston University Study Examines Effects of Deployment on Military Families

Contact: Jason London, 617-358-5149 | london14@bu.edu Boston, MA – On October 7, 2001 the United States entered a war in Afghanistan. Nine years later, the U.S. military is deployed in two oversea wars. Mental health professionals are turning their attention to service members, who are deploying more frequently and for longer periods of time. However, […]

Boston University to Host Innovative Gubernatorial Forum

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center at Boston University (BU) is hosting a Gubernatorial Forum for students and members of the community featuring previously filmed questions from students and answers from the candidates followed by a panel analysis moderated by BU Assistant Professor of Mass Communication John […]

Farouk El-Baz Appointed to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation

Contact: Mary Tunney, 617-353-4198 | mtunney@bu.edu (Boston) – Dr. Farouk El-Baz, Director of the Center for Remote Sensing and Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Boston University, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) for a term ending December 31, 2013. […]

The Learning of Liberty for Civic Life: Conference Hosted by Boston University and the Pioneer Institute

Contact: Erin Whipple, 617-358-1688 | ewhipple@bu.edu Boston – On May 8, Projects in Civic Engagement at Boston University’s School of Education and the Pioneer Institute will hold a conference dedicated to exploring how to prepare citizens, young people in particular, to embrace liberty and exercise it for the common good, both in the United States […]

Boston University “Ready to Vote” Program to Address Current Situation in Afghanistan

Contact: Erin Whipple, 617-358-1688 | ewhipple@bu.edu Boston – On January 23, the year-long “Ready to Vote” program at Boston University will continue with an evening dedicated to raising awareness of the current situation in Afghanistan. Hosted by the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, the event will feature a student reading of prize winning playwright William […]

Boston University Launches “Ready to Vote” Program with Featured Speaker Ralph Nader

Contact: Erin Whipple, 617-358-1688 | ewhipple@bu.edu Boston – On December 4, former presidential candidate and well-known political activist Ralph Nader will appear at Boston University to kick off the year-long “Ready to Vote” program, hosted by the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center. In his address, Nader will discuss the upcoming presidential election, including the importance […]