Obama: An Intimate Portrait Chronicles Eight Extraordinary Years

New photo book by chief official White House photographer Pete Souza (COM’76) President Barack Obama at the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, October 14, 2016. Official White House photo by Pete Souza. Alum Pete Souza was Barack Obama’s chief White House photographer New photo book has moments from historic drama to family intimacy  Souza’s Instagram […]

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BU Talks Climate Action at the White House

Pledges to reduce its carbon emissions by 35 percent More than 2,000 students attend sustainability@BU’s annual Earth Day Festival. Photo by Jackie Riccardi. Boston University pledged yesterday to reduce its carbon emissions by 35 percent in four million square feet of building space by 2020, adding to the 35 percent reduction in carbon emissions it […]

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Asian American Women’s Health

Hyeouk “Chris” Hahm, School of Social Work (SSW) Professor at Boston University, discussed her research with White House and Congressional officials on October 9. Photo by Jennifer Grodsky. Hahm is a founder of SSW’s Asian American Women’s Health Initiative Project and its offshoot, a federally funded BU-based study called AWARE (Asian Women’s Action for Resilience and […]

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BU Brain Researchers among Those Invited to White House

On hand as Obama announces expansion of BRAIN Initiative BU’s Gloria Waters, Michael Hasselmo, and Timothy Gardner were among the academic, industry, and philanthropic leaders invited to the White House yesterday for a conference announcing stepped-up efforts to advance the president’s ambitious BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Neurotechnologies) Initiative. Waters, University vice president and associate […]

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