News Archives

  • Safety + Health

    December 22nd, 2014

    State of Safety 2015 — quotes Les Boden, professor of environmental health

  • PhD Student Receives EPA Fellowship

    December 18th, 2014

    Rebecca Laws, a PhD candidate in the Department of Environmental Health, has received a Science to Achieve Results (STAR) graduate

  • Levy Joins Other Scientists on EPA Power Plan Comments

    December 8th, 2014

    Environmental Health Prof. Jon Levy is among a group of scientists who have signed a public comment to the EPA urging the agency to adopt meaningful power plant standards to cut carbon emissions.

  • Helping to Make Boston’s Urban Gardens Safe

    November 19th, 2014

    Wendy Heiger-Bernays, an associate professor of environmental health, has been testing soil in urban gardens for more than a decade.

  • The Daily Free Press

    November 17th, 2014

    MIT study devises new algorithm to predict traffic patterns — quotes Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health

  • SPH Professor Awarded JPB Environmental Health Fellowship

    November 10th, 2014

    Madeleine Scammell, an assistant professor of environmental health, has been awarded a JPB Environmental Health Fellowship, a three-year program that

  • Daily Free Press

    October 27th, 2014

    Basics of breast cancer: Q&A with BU environmental health professor David Sherr

  • 2014 Lopez Lecture: Impact of Industrial Agriculture, Civil Rights on Health Inequality

    October 27th, 2014

    Note: Video of the lecture is available here. Steve Wing, an associate professor at the University of North Carolina, is

  • The Nation

    October 20th, 2014

    The Brain Cancer Rate for Girls in This Town Shot Up 550%—Is a Defense Contractor to Blame? — quotes Madeleine

  • Boston Magazine

    October 9th, 2014

    Study Finds Significant Health Benefits When Air Pollution is Reduced – quotes Jonathan Levy, professor of environmental health