Racism & Heart Disease, Mystic River, Fastest Track
Experiencing Racism Increases Black Women’s Heart Disease Risk, BU Research Finds
New National Institutes of Health-supported research from the Black Women’s Health Study shows perceived racism in employment, housing, and interactions with the police is associated with a 26 percent higher risk of coronary heart disease.
Climate Change is Threatening the Mystic River Watershed — Can It Be Saved?
With a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, BU environmental health researchers Jonathan Levy and Amruta Nori-Sarma use geospatial data and mapping tools to support community climate resilience efforts.
Learn how they’re working to change the future
ON THE CHARLES RIVER
The Mystery behind BU’s Record-Breaking Indoor Track
There are a number of reasons why the world’s fastest runners come to BU when they want to set a record.
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