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Toxic legacy

Water is Cape Cod’s lifeblood, its raison d’être—and its Achilles’ heel. It also shaped the career of epidemiologist Ann Aschengrau, who studied Cape residents that were exposed, sometimes for years, to a neurotoxin and probable carcinogen in their drinking water. View full BU Research article on expert Aschengrau here.

U.S. Attacks Stoke Unease

The Wall Street Journal Jessica Stern, Pardee School of Global Studies, College of Arts & Sciences Three violent attacks over the weekend that left almost 40 people injured remained shrouded in questions, but together they fueled growing fears among authorities about terror assaults by small groups, lone wolves or simply deranged individuals. Expert quote: “The […]

The past, present & future of the NPS

100 years ago this week, the National Park Service was born. First intended to preserve our county’s natural scenery and protect it from capitalism, the NPS has since evolved to do even more. American & New England Studies expert Ian Stevenson takes a look at the organization’s past, present, and future in a blog post.

Expert Media Alert — Juno spacecraft

After nearly 5 years of space travel, NASA’s spacecraft Juno will finally enter Jupiter’s orbit on Monday, July 4. Several Boston University faculty and research scientists are available to comment, one of whom was directly involved with a joint project with the Hubble Space Telescope and Juno. Experts available: John Clarke is a professor of astronomy […]

Experts take strong stance on testosterone deficiency, treatment

Science Daily Abdulmaged Traish, School of Medicine In an effort to address widespread concerns related to testosterone deficiency (TD) and its treatment with testosterone therapy, a group of international experts has developed a set of resolutions and conclusions to provide clarity for physicians and patients… Expert quote: “The medical and scientific communities are still largely […]

Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 10 Archdiocesan High School Graduates

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2016 Contact: Margaret Waterman, 617-353-2240, mhw@bu.edu Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 10 Archdiocesan High School Graduates (Boston) — Boston University (BU) awarded ten 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 […]