CAS Prof Wins Nearly $1M to Study Interaction of Natural and Human Emissions

Jeffrey Geddes gets two federal research awards to examine impact on air quality Jeffrey Geddes uses remote sensing observations, computer modeling, and targeted field observations to study atmospheric chemistry and air quality. Photo (left) by Jackie Ricciardi. BU’s Jeffrey Geddes has won two early career federal research awards totaling nearly $1 million to advance his work […]

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Kilachand Center’s New MRI Scanner Yields Outstanding Data

CNC team invites neuroscientists across both BU campuses to use machine Neuroscientist Tyler Perrachione, who studies speech and language, is delighted with BU’s new Siemens Prisma 3 Tesla MRI scanner in the Cognitive Neuroimaging Center at the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering. Photo by Mira Whiting Photography. Neuroscientist Tyler Perrachione, who studies […]

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House Bill Targets Federal Aid for Needy and Grad Students

BU, peers raise red flags about reauthorization of 1965 education act BU and other universities fear seats for needy and graduate students will go unfilled under a House bill that would cut federal aid. Photo by Janice Checchio. US House bill whacks federal aid for poor and graduate students BU president writes University’s congressman about […]

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What a Government Shutdown Means to BU

Investigators should continue working on and submitting proposals to Sponsored Programs The shutdown of the federal government has stretched into a third day after Capitol Hill lawmakers failed to reach agreement on a spending bill over the weekend. Photo By Drew Stephens. Shutdown of federal government enters third day BU investigators should continue working on […]

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BU Scientists Get $3 Million NSF Research Traineeship Grant

Preparing new generation of researchers to tackle urban environmental problems BU faculty Lucy Hutyra (from left), Pamela Templer, and Jonathan Levy are leading an NSF Research Traineeship program aimed at providing graduate students the technical, policy, and communications skills needed to help cities address multidimensional environmental and public health issues. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. More […]

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BU Promotes Diversity in STEM Fields with NSF Grants

At MED, students from underrepresented groups learn about careers beyond medicine BU has three National Science Foundation grants to promote diversity in STEM fields; the principal investigators are Linda Hyman, associate provost for the Division of Graduate Medical Sciences (from left), Sarah Hokanson, director of professional development and postdoctoral affairs, and Pamela Templer, a CAS […]

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Three NSF Grants Will Promote Diversity in STEM

Medical school will guide students from underrepresented groups to career paths beyond medicine Left to right: Linda Hyman, associate provost for MED’s Division of Graduate Medical Sciences; Sarah Hokanson, BU director of professional development and postdoctoral affairs, and Pamela Templer, a CAS professor of biology, are each principal investigators on National Science Foundation grants aimed […]

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Scholarships for 65 Boston High School Graduates

President Brown, Mayor Walsh honor recipients of Menino, Community Service scholarships Recipients of the Thomas M. Menino Scholarship and Community Service Award grants with Mayor Martin J. Walsh and President Robert A. Brown at a ceremony Tuesday night. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Boston University on Tuesday honored 65 Boston public high school graduates who will […]

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Regaining a Voice

SAR researcher’s noninvasive tool will make therapy simpler—and more scientific Cara Stepp, a Sargent College assistant professor of speech, language, and hearing sciences, is the first to study relative fundamental frequency (RFF) in individuals with vocal hyperfunction. Photo by Cydney Scott. When Meghan Graham was an undergraduate at Ithaca College, her speech pathology professor pulled […]

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