Category: Graduate School of Management

Three New Boston University Faculty Tapped for Peter Paul Career Development Professorships

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | (Boston) — Three new Boston University professors have been selected by Provost Jean Morrison as this year’s recipients of the prestigious Peter Paul Professorships, providing $40,000 each for three years for unrestricted support for their scholarly and creative work as they launch their academic careers. The 2011 honorees are […]

Boston University Scores in WSJ Rankings of Exec MBA Programs

Contact: Adriane Dean, 617-358-0234 | (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 | (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 […]

BU’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization Wins Johnson & Johnson Grant

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | (Boston) — Boston University’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) today announced creation of the BU Clinical Innovation Awards Program (CIAP) supported by a $150,000 grant from the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT). It will offer advanced students from programs across the BU […]

Shipley Foundation Donates $3 Million to Boston University

Contact: Colin Riley, 617-353-2240 | (Boston) – The Shipley Foundation will donate $3 million to Boston University’s School of Management, $2.5 million of which will establish a permanently endowed professorship for a faculty member considered an outstanding contemporary business intellectual with a proven record of superior scholarly research and teaching. Foundation president Richard C. […]

Nobel Prize Winner Steven Chu to Speak at Boston University Commencement

Contact: Colin Riley, 617-353-2240 | (Boston) – Steven Chu, the 1997 Nobel laureate in Physics and director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will deliver the commencement address at Boston University’s 134th graduation ceremonies at BU’s Nickerson Field at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 20. Chu, who is leading a multidisciplinary initiative to create […]

Transcript of President Hamid Karzai’s Commencement Address to Boston University Class of 2005

Contact: Kevin Carleton, 617/353-2240 | Commencement Address Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan Boston University 132nd Commencement Such a great day to remember my own graduation. On my graduation there was a party by the junior students, and I was given a hair brush as a gift — if I take off my hat, you […]

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Challenges Boston University Graduates to Be Guided by Humanity

Contact: Ann Marie Menting, 617/353-2240 | (Boston) — Challenging graduates to “discover how moral imperative must also drive our actions, even when there are no economic or political motives,” Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai addressed the more than 25,000 graduates and guests assembled at Boston University’s 132nd commencement exercises, which begin at 11 a.m. today. […]

Boston University Recognizes Three Professors for Excellence in Teaching

Contact: Richard Taffe, 617-353-4626 | (Boston) — Boston University at Commencement today bestowed its highest teaching award to Dr. John Carroll McManama, a professor of general dentistry for nearly three decades in the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. McManama, one of nearly 3,500 faculty members at the university, was named the 32nd […]

Boston University Symposium To Explore Ethics In The Professions

Contact: Tom Testa, 617/353-2240 | (Boston, Mass.) — The Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character at Boston University will host “Ethics in the Professions” on March 26 at the University’s School of Management. The symposium will address the importance of moral behavior across professional fields of medicine, law, communication, theology, and business. […]