Category: BU in the News

Muhammad Zaman to speak about Point of Care & Global Health

June 9th, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, College of Engineering, Muhammad Zaman, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Twitter 0 comments

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Newly Tenured … at Boston U.

May 21st, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, Newsmakers, Professor Extras 0 comments

Inside Higher Education

The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:…

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What Are The Important Issues This Election?

May 20th, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, College of Communication, Michelle Johnson, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, WGBH 0 comments

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Michelle Johnson, College of Communication

Taped by WGBH Forum Network, a panel of professors and policy experts visited Cambridge Forum to discuss the important issues in the 2014 mid-term election…The panel was moderated by Boston University’s Michelle Johnson.

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BPL celebrates Haitian Independence with exhibitions, panel talk

May 20th, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Patricia Hills 0 comments

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Patricia Hills, College of Arts & Sciences

A panel discussion and slideshow featuring Toussaint Louverture’s historical impact and his influence on the abolitionist movement and popular culture in the United States will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall at the Central Library in Copley Square. A panel discussion and slideshow featuring Toussaint Louverture’s historical impact and his influence on the abolitionist movement and popular culture in the United States will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Rabb Lecture Hall at the Central Library in Copley Square. Panelists include Boston Public Library Trustee and State Representative Byron Rushing, Dr. Marc Prou of the University of Massachusetts, Professor Patricia Hills of Boston University, and moderators Marie St. Fleur and Dr. Nesly Metayer…

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Patrick urges BU graduates to connect

May 18th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Globe, BU in the News, Commencement, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Governor Deval Patrick stood before thousands of graduates at Boston University Sunday and urged them not to allow the swift currents of modernity to keep them from truly connecting with other people…

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Conference Probes the Depth and Breadth of Political Polarization

May 16th, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Katherine Levine Einstein, Newsmakers, Professor Extras 0 comments

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Katherine Levine Einstein, College of Arts & Sciences

The numbers – voting data, polling results, a wide range of demographic statistics – spell out the polarization that has become a dominant fact of politics in Wisconsin and especially in southeastern Wisconsin.

Two political scientists, Katherine Levine Einstein of Boston University and Clayton Nall of Stanford University, added national perspective…

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BU School of Management launches ethics institute focused on Asia and the West

May 14th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Business Journal, BU in the News, BU Today, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

Boston Business Journal

Boston University’s School of Management has created an ethics institute focused on the ethics of business practices in both western and eastern cultures, BU announced Tuesday. The ethics institute will be housed within the management school and endowed with a financial donation from Harry Susilo, founder of the Indonesia-based Sekar Group and All Bluesky Enterprise Pte Limited based in Singapore…

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Sumner Redstone donates $2.5M to BU to fund a professor who is an expert storyteller

May 13th, 2014 in 2014, Boston Business Journal, BU in the News, BU Today, College of Communication, Feature, Newsmakers 0 comments

Boston Business Journal

Sumner Redstone has donated $2.5 million to Boston University’s College of Communication to fund a professor focused on narrative storytelling…

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Social Hackers Empower Women

May 9th, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Ruha Benjamin 0 comments

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Ruha Benjamin, College of Arts & Sciences

Two YouTube videos kicked off a keynote at April’s Graduate Women at MIT Empowerment Conference.

In one, a young dancer improvises during a cookie-cutter recital and steals the show. In the other, Louisiana State University gymnast Lloimincia Hall performs a 10.0 floor exercise that looks more like an ad-lib tumbling act than a traditional routine. These performances are examples of what Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor, sociology and African American studies at Boston University, calls social hacking…

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Massachusetts Invests In Big Data Innovation

April 30th, 2014 in 2014, BU in the News, BU Today, Feature, Newsmakers 0 comments

Information Week

State provides $3 million to launch Massachusetts Open Cloud Project, a university-industry partnership to build a new public cloud computing infrastructure for big data researchers, innovators.

According to a description on Boston University’s website, the Massachusetts Open Cloud is a “new, transformative model for public clouds.”

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