Bionic Pancreas Passes Critical Science Hurdle

$12M from NIH moves ENG prof’s device forward ENG’s Edward Damiano with the prototype bionic pancreas he’s been working on for almost 17 years. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. On the heels of winning $12 million in supplemental funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a major, multicenter, national clinical trial of his […]

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BU Weighs In Against Trump Travel Ban

Joins seven area schools in amici curiae motion The amici curiae brief submitted by BU, Boston College, Brandeis, Harvard, MIT, Northeastern, Tufts, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute in US District Court supporting a lawsuit calling for repeal of Trump’s executive order on immigration. Boston University and seven other area schools are supporting a federal lawsuit challenging […]

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Travel Ban Diminishes Our Nation

ON THE CHARLES RIVER Travel Ban Diminishes Our Nation BU President Robert A. Brown says the Trump Administration’s executive order banning immigrants from seven countries from entering the U.S. is morally wrong. Find out why   STUDENT LIFE BU Expands Scholarship Program for Boston Public Schools Transfer students will now be eligible for Boston University’s scholarship […]

Lawyering Up

LAW’s Maureen O’Rourke is aiming legal education at the future Photo credit: Dan Aguirre. For some graduates in a field marked by high expectations, a recent headline in the New York Times captured their pain: “An Expensive Law Degree, and No Place to Use It.” Law graduates, according to the story, are caught up in […]

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Universities Object to Travel Ban

BU IN DC Michael Woldemariam of the Pardee School of Global Studies spoke at a New America Foundation briefing on African security on January 27. School of Public Health faculty Kathleen Carey and David Jones and Austin Frakt of both the School of Medicine and SPH attended the AcademyHealth 2017 National Health Policy Conference on January 30 and 31.   UNIVERSITIES OBJECT TO TRAVEL […]

Office Artifacts: Robert A. Brown

BU president shares University history, toys, gifts from his sons Visit BU Today and click on the circles above to see more of what Robert A. Brown displays in his Silber Way office. Photo by Cindy Scott. Visitors to BU President Robert A. Brown’s oak-paneled office, on the eighth floor of One Silber Way, are […]

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Tackling the Wage Gap with Code

Hariri software team aids Boston Women’s Workforce Council Hariri Institute director Azer Bestavros at a City Hall press conference on the Boston Women’s Workforce Council wage gap report earlier this month, flanked by Katie Conboy, Simmons College provost (from left), former Lt. Governor Evelyn Murphy, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and Eddie Ahmed, MassMutual Financial […]

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BUzz Bits: Trump Transition

BU IN DC School of Public Health Dean Sandro Galea delivered a presentation on population health at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on January 24. Virginia Sapiro of the College of Arts & Sciences addressed the March, Act and Make an Impact symposium on January 20.   BUZZ BITS: TRUMP TRANSITION The Trump […]

BU and Red Hat Forge $5 Million Partnership

Five-year research arrangement promises mutual benefits President Robert A. Brown (right) and Paul Cormier, Red Hat executive vice president and president, products and technologies, at a dinner celebrating the partnership between BU and Red Hat, held at Sloane House January 23. Brown gave Cormier a gift to commemorate the new partnership. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. […]

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