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Bu Sargent Receives $2.75m NIH Grant to Develop Visually Guided Hearing Aid

Boston University (BU) College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College was recently awarded a five-year, $2.75M grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to test and refine a prototype...
3/18/2014 3:30 PM EDT

Boston University to Host Symposium on the Legacy of the Women’s Liberation Movement

An ambitious, 3-day symposium March 27-29, 2014, at Boston University will gather women's movement veterans and scholars of the era to reflect on and put into context the impact “women’s lib” had on our culture, politics, art, law, media and...
3/17/2014 4:00 PM EDT

Research Reveals Surprising Results About Kids’ Capacity for Scientific Literacy


Innovative approach introduces five-to-eight year-olds to the concept of natural selection using a story book, and the children show remarkable comprehension
3/11/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Shows Less Snowpack Will Harm Ecosystem

A new Boston University study shows that the consequences of milder winters – a smaller snowpack leaving the ground to freeze harder and longer – can have a negative impact on trees and water quality of nearby aquatic ecosystems far into the...
2/28/2014 8:55 AM EST

BU Sargent Physical Therapy Intervention Reduces Injury in Custodial Workers

A Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College doctoral student in physical therapy, with mentorship from BU faculty and practitioners, has developed an intervention to help minimize workplace injury and decrease...
2/21/2014 9:00 AM EST

Boston University to Host Symposium Marking 150 Years of National Banking

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) commemorates its 150th anniversary at a symposium – “Building on 150 Years: The Future of National Banking” – hosted by the Boston University Center for Finance, Law & Policy on March 31,...
2/4/2014 2:00 PM EST

Study Examines the Development of Children’s Prelife Reasoning


A new Boston University study led by postdoctoral fellow Natalie Emmons and published in the January 16, 2014 online edition of Child Development suggests that our bias toward immortality is a part of human intuition that naturally emerges early in...
1/28/2014 1:00 PM EST

Boston University Arthritis Center to Host 2014 State of the Science Meeting

The Center for Enhancing Activity and Participation among Persons with Arthritis (ENACT) at Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College is hosting the State of the Science meeting, “Promoting Activity and...
1/16/2014 2:30 PM EST

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Boston University Child Psychologist Offers Holiday Tips for Handling Unruly Kids

The holiday season can be particularly over-stimulating for young children. Boston University child psychologist Dr. Jonathan Comer offers parents these helpful tips on handling those unwanted tantrums and meltdowns.
12/10/2012 1:00 PM EST

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