Posts for Spotlights
‘That scares me’: New Childhood Obesity Guidelines Still Face a Long Road to Consensus
Paula Quatromoni quoted in STAT on new clinical practice guidelines for screening and treatment of children with obesity.
Two Alums Crowned Winners on Food Network’s NFL Tailgate Takedown
Patriots fans Molly Winsten (Sargent’18) and Erin Truex (SSW’15) cooked up New England–inspired bites to wow the judges.
Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences Class Gets a Peek Inside a Volunteer’s Brain
Neurobiology of Language students investigate a particular question about the brain and language using BU’s fMRI scanner
Ribbon Cutting for Center for Simulated Clinical Experience
Sargent's new state-of-the-art center mimics a clinical setting to prepare students for real-world patient interactions.
Moving Toward More Empathetic Maternal Mental Health Care
Occupational therapist Leah Smith (Sargent’22) co-developed a training film to help maternity care workers better support their patients.
A Crowdsourced List of Our Terriers’ Favorite BU Courses
Introduction to Nutrition taught by Joan Salge Blake is a student favorite
Spotlight on Daniel Fredholm, Veterinarian for the San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
Fredholm (CAS’04, Sargent’05) says caring for a variety of wild animals requires training, experience, and lots of patience.
Toxic Pressure for Female College Athletes to Cut Body Fat
Paula Quatromoni talks to The New York Times about this practice "steeped in weight stigma, stereotypes, and misinformation."
My First-Gen Story: In Search of a “Better Future, a Better Life”
Posse Scholar Teresa Miguel (Sargent’25) shares her journey from Georgia to Boston.