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Film Screening March 27: “Becoming Bulletproof”

Join us for a screening of the documentary "Becoming Bulletproof" When: Monday, March 27, 7 p.m. Where: TSAI Performance Center, 685 Comm. Ave. Admission is free. The public is cordially invited. Contact Debbie Claar, 617- 353-2713, for details or to request special accommodations. The documentary profiles the making of the original Western film "Bulletproof"... More

PT Faculty Honored with New Grants

Several faculty in the department of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training were honored with prestigious grants from Boston University this semester. Lou Awad, PT, DPT, PhD Assistant Professor Lou Awad was awarded an Integrated Pilot Grant from the Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute for hisĀ research onĀ "Integrating Computer Vision with Wearable... More

Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence – Nominations now Open!

The Sargent College Faculty Council invites students, alumni, and faculty to nominate current full-time or part-time Sargent faculty for consideration for the Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence. This award recognizes an outstanding teacher from the Sargent faculty and is named in honor of Whitney R. Powers, professor emeritus of... More

LaDora Thompson Named Inaugural Travis Roy Professor

Thompson to work with researchers, therapists LaDora Thompson has been named the first Travis M. Roy Professor in Rehabilitation Sciences. Thompson, who arrived at BU in October from the University of Minnesota Medical School, also chairs the department of physical therapy and athletic training. She says she sees the professorship as... More

“The Dyslexia Paradox” featuring research from Prof Tyler Perrachione

// // (12/21/16) Assistant Professor Tyler Perrachione quoted. "...results suggest that dyslexic brains have to work harder than 'typical' brains to process incoming sights and sounds, requiring additional mental overhead for even the simplest tasks. 'What was surprising for me was the magnitude of the difference. These are not... More