Category: Awards and Honors

Category: Awards and Honors

SLHS PhD Student Hilary Miller Awarded Acoustical Society of America Scholarship

Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences doctoral candidate Hilary Miller was awarded one of two Raymond H. Stetson Scholarships in Phonetics and Speech Science from the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). Honoring the memory of pioneer phonetics and speech science investigator Professor Raymond H. Stetson, the scholarship facilitates research efforts of promising graduate students. The Stetson […]

Undergraduate Award Winners Recognized for Service, Professional Contribution

These awards recognize outstanding seniors who show great potential professionally, make strong contributions to extracurricular activities, and exemplify the ideals of service, loyalty, thoughtfulness, and excellence of scholarship. The 2022 recipients are: Bernard Kutner Award Established in 1972 in memory of Dean Bernard Kutner, the award is presented to a graduating senior in recognition of […]

Sargent Seniors Present Honors Thesis Projects

Congratulations to all the Sargent College seniors who presented their honors thesis projects this week. The Senior Thesis for Distinction is an opportunity for exceptional undergraduate Sargent College seniors to complete an in-depth research experience within a major or minor field of study. Under the supervision of a faculty mentor, this year, six students developed […]

Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences PhD Student Hilary Miller Awarded NIH Grant

Hilary Miller, a PhD candidate in Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences at Sargent College and graduate fellow at BU’s Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, was awarded a Predoctoral Individual National Research Service grant from the National Institutes of Health for her project “Predictors of Speech Motor Sequence Learning in Neurological Disorders.” Miller will […]

Faculty and Staff Honored for Service, Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to the 2022 recipients of the Whitney R. Powers Award for Teaching Excellence, Faculty and Staff Award of Merit, and the Special Recognition of Extraordinary Service. These honors recognize faculty and staff’s ongoing commitment to service and teaching excellence during the 2021-2022 academic year. Professor Kaytlin Eldred is the recipient of the Whitney R. […]

Professor Jennifer Zuk Receives Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award

Jennifer Zuk, an assistant professor in Sargent’s Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences, has been selected to receive a 2021 Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award, which recognizes exceptional scientists pursuing “early-stage, innovative, and cutting-edge biomedical research,” to advance the health of children. One of only 10 awardees nationwide this year, Zuk was selected […]

Massachusetts Awards Harvard and Boston University $3 Million for Assistive Robotics and Wearable Technology Research

Project Aims to Boost Commercialization of Innovative Wearable and Med Tech Devices Harvard and Boston University have been awarded new grant of $3 million from the State House to support the development of next-generation robotics and wearable technologies. Researchers aim to improve the lives of people with neuro-motor impairments and to help individuals achieve ambitious fitness goals, […]

DPT Student Receives Ruth Hall Award from APTA of MA

Third-year Doctor of Physical Therapy student Akshat Mehta (Sargent ’22) received the 2021 Ruth Hall Award from the American Physical Therapy Association of Massachusetts (APTA MA). This award recognizes a physical therapy student who demonstrates the professional qualities of dedication and caring, exemplified in the physical therapy career of Ruth Hall who dedicated her career […]

Professor Quatromoni Awarded Honorary Membership in BU’s Scarlet Key Honor Society

Associate Professor of Nutrition and Health Sciences Department Chair Paula Quatromoni was inducted as an honorary member of Boston University’s Scarlet Key Honor Society. Recipients of the Honorary Scarlet Key Award are University alumni, faculty, staff, and other community members who have made substantial contributions to student life at Boston University. Honorary Scarlet Key selection […]

Professor Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon Named Inaugural MACE Fellow

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy Leanne Yinusa-Nyahkoon has been awarded an inaugural MACE Foundation Fellowship which supports critically-needed research opportunities for Black, Brown, and Indigenous female research scientists, medical doctors, and other healthcare professionals, whose research focus is American Black, Brown, and Indigenous women’s physical and maternal health, maternal mortality, and […]

SLHS Students Awarded ASHFoundation New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarships

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s ASHFoundation awarded New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarships to two Sargent College Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences PhD students: Kimberly Dahl and Hilary Miller. This scholarship recognizes strong doctoral candidates who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to a teacher-investigator career in the field of communication sciences and disorders. Kimberly Dahl is […]

Faculty Honored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Sargent College Dean and Professor Christopher Moore and Assistant Professor Jennifer Zuk were honored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for their contributions to the professions of speech-language pathology and speech & hearing science. Moore received the Honors of the Association, the highest award ASHA bestows, for his distinguished contributions to the discipline of communication […]