Tag: staff

Calculus Project in Brookline

“BROOKLINE What started as a pilot program in Brookline schools to encourage and keep African-American students in advanced math classes at Brookline High School has spread far and wide. The program, called the Calculus Project, inspired by then-BHS dean of students Adrian Mims’graduate dissertation, had a dramatic effect in Brookline for black students, say school […]

Elise Morgan, Cynthia Brossman Receive INSIGHT Inspiring Women in STEM Awards

Elise Morgan, a College of Engineering professor of mechanical engineering and of biomedical engineering, and Cynthia Brossman (COM’94, SED’12), founder and administrative director of BU’s Learning Resource Network (LERNet), recently made INSIGHT into Diversity magazine’s list of 100 inspiring women working in STEM fields in higher education. Read the full story here.

Q & A with Barbara Shinn-Cunningham

Current Biology Magazine Q & A Barbara Shinn-Cunningham Barbara Shinn-Cunningham is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Boston University. She graduated from Brown University in 1986 and earned her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1995. She joined the faculty of Boston University in 1997, initially as a member of the now-defunct Department […]

Searching for Female Engineers

Thirty years ago, the original MacGyver created enormous interest around engineering with the exploits of Angus MacGyver, a spy who used his powers of engineering in every episode to solve problems. According to Lee Zlotoff, the show’s creator: “I literally could not tell you how many times people have come up to me and said, ‘I […]

Interviewing 101

Event title: Interviewing 101 Event date: March 17, 2015 5:30 PM ET Location: Center for Career Development 100 Bay State Road Room 613 Description: Presented by Patty Antonelli, BU Center for Career Development Learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare, review typical questions, and how to follow up with employers. You’ll have the […]

2015 GWISE Annual Keynote Spring Luncheon – Featuring Dr. Laurie Leshin

2015 GWISE Annual Keynote Spring Luncheon – Featuring Dr. Laurie Leshin   Date and Time:      Wednesday, April 8, 11:40am-1:30pm Location:               901 Photonics, 9th Floor Colloquium Room RSVP Required Please join us for GWISE’s 5th Annual Spring Keynote and Luncheon, featuring Dr. Laurie Leshin, President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Throughout her career, Dr. Leshin has made profound contributions […]

Congratulations Dr. Catherine Espaillat

We would like to congratulate Dr. Catherine Espaillat on receiving a NSF Career Grant! Dr. Catherine Espaillat is currently an Assistant Professor at Boston University. Her research focuses on understanding how planets form around young stars, particularly by characterizing the “footprints” that baby planets leave behind as they form. Dr. Espaillat previously served as a National Science Foundation Astronomy […]

Trigger Happy

“Tulika Bose is a science detective. A trigger-happy, atom-smashing, big question-asking physicist, who spends her days sifting though scraps of proton collisions for clues about the universe. Bose, an assistant professor of physics at Boston University’s College of Arts & Sciences, works at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland, one of the most powerful particle accelerators ever […]