Monthly Archives: January 2010

Joan Salge Blake on Fox 25

Special Reports: Making healthy food choices on the go

Where are we? BU’s Annual Report

President Robert A. Brown recently released the multi-media, online version of Boston University’s 2009 Annual Report which gives a glimpse into the exciting engagements by BU students and faculty around the globe.  The report also gives more detail about the University’s financial performance and some recent accomplishments in research, scholarship, and athletics.  Be sure to […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

Eating Breakfast Can Make Your Slimmer Some research suggests that people who skip breakfast have a higher body mass index (BMI), which is a measure of your weight in relationship to your height and a higher tendency of being overweight. With two thirds of Americans overweight, a morning meal may just be the best kept […]

Calif. gay-marriage ban on trial

The federal court trial has opened in San Francisco on the case challenging California’s voter-approved ban on gay marriages, the so-called Proposition 8.  Law Professor Linda McClain, an authority on family law and policy, says this case is a critical test of arguments for legalizing same-sex marriage. “For opponents of same-sex marriage, a key point […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

Cut 150 Calories Daily, Lose 15 Pounds Make 2010 the year that you start making small changes in diet and lifestyle and reap big returns at years end. Just think: If you were to cut 150 calories daily from your day, there would be over 15 pounds less of you by this time next year. […]

ESPN going 3D

Come June and soccer’s World Cup, ESPN will launch what it says will be the first all three-dimensional TV network to homes.  Other 3D offerings from ESPN will include the Summer X Games, some NBA games, and college basketball and football.  Sports journalism Professor Frank Shorr, director of the BU Sports Institute, says it was inevitable. […]