Video: Allen and Kelli Questrom give $50 million for top faculty, new building
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Over 40 years , Allen Questrom (Questrom’64) earned a reputation as a master of retail turnaround. With his wife, Kelli, a natural fashionista and fashion promoter, he helped set trends from fashion for the home to the latest in menswear. He owes much of his success, he says, to what he learned at BU from a forward-looking professor, a healthy dose of luck—and the winter of 1964, which failed to deliver a big punch of powder.
Learn more about the Society of Grownups at Boston University’s upcoming Financial Literacy Workshop series for BU students. Two simultaneous information desks will introduce the workshops. The events include: Spending Plans: The Anti-Budget (April 7, 7 p.m.) and Beyond the Salary: Financial Planning for Your Career (April 9, 7 p.m.). Yawkey Center for Student Services, 100 Bay State Rd., and George Sherman Union, 775 Comm Ave. Find more information here.
Grad Students to Groundbreakers
For more than 11 years, CAS and ENG prof Mark Grinstaff and the graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in his Grinstaff Group have been combining their expertise in chemistry, pharmacology, and biomedical and mechanical engineering to tackle complicated medical challenges.
Imaging technology and better lubricants could slow the rush to joint replacement
Slow release of drugs along incision targets remaining tumor cells
Targeted method beats traditional chemo