Category: Student News

Boston University Journalism Students to Cover 2012 Olympic Games

CONTACT: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240 or kjastive@bu.edu (Boston) – Student journalists from Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) have arrived in London to begin their local lens coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games for six New England news organizations. These 14 students will provide multimedia coverage, including videos, tweets and blog updates, from a newsroom set up 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 […]

School of Social Work Faculty Study Examines the Relationship between Home and School Environments and Childhood Obesity

Contact: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240 | kjastive@bu.eduContact: Jason London, 617-358-5149 | london14@bu.edu According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the percentage of children who are obese has tripled in less than three decades. Recent national data shows that in 2007 – 2008, 14.8 percent of children aged 2-19 were overweight, and 16.9 percent were […]

2011 Boston Redstone Film Festival Finalists Named

Contact: Kira Jastive, 617-358-1240 | kjastive@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University (BU) College of Communication (COM) today announced the finalists for the 2011 Redstone Film Festival. Finalists will complete for first, second and third place and winners will be announced at the screening event, Wednesday, February 9th at 7:00 p.m. at BU’s Tsai Performance Center […]

“Race to Nowhere” Screening at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University School of Education, College of Communication and on-campus high school, Boston University Academy, are hosting a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture.” The film examines the high stakes, high pressure environment of the current […]

Boston University and GreenBox Films to Screen “The Music Lesson” at AMC Loews Theater, Boston

Contact: Erin Keegan Ianni, 617.353.3359 | keegan@bu.edu (Boston, MA) – GreenBox Films, in collaboration with The Chronicle of Higher Education and Boston University, is screening the Boston premiere of its debut documentary, “The Music Lesson,” at the AMC Loews Theater on Friday, October 29 at 7:30 pm. The Music Lesson tells the story of two […]

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 […]

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

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) — Twelve students among the graduating seniors of the parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston received four-year, full-tuition scholarships to Boston University (BU) through the Cardinal Medeiros Scholarship Program at a June 1 ceremony at BU’s George Sherman Union. Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley and Boston University […]

Boston University College of Fine Arts presents three students with prestigious Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Awards

Contact: Ellen Carr, 617-353-8783 | emcarr@bu.eduContact: Jean Connaughton, 617-353-7293 | jeanconn@bu.edu Boston, MA – The Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Esther B. and Albert S. Kahn Career Entry Award: Kara Harris from the School of Music for opera, Paul Tate dePoo III from the School […]