Posts by: Jenny Mackintosh

SXSW Day One: Fireside Chat with Tim O’Reilly, interviewed by Jason Calacanis

Day one at South by Southwest has come to a close, and I already have some important things to think about. I’ve heard Tim O’Reilly talk about the direction of Web 3.0 and what he would do if he were President. I’ve listened to a lively discussion on the fundamental rights of users on social […]

Live from SXSW Interactive 2011: Introduction & Preview

What does the future of technology, social media and the Web look like? What are the trends and tools we should be mindful of in 2011? How can we separate the helpful from the hype? Most of all, how can we use this information to our benefit here at Boston University? I’ve just arrived in […]

Joan Salge Blake and Hardin Coleman talk about health & nutrition education and healthy school lunches

Registered Dietitian and Sargent Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake and School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman joined us this morning on UStream for a live chat about the importance of healthy school lunches. They also talked about the importance of health and nutrition education. You can view the full chat below:

Head trauma linked to disease that mimics ALS

  Researchers at the BU Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bedford, Mass. have discovered a new motor neuron disease that mimics ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which may be connected to head trauma. Their findings, based on their work with former athletes, have been published in the September 2010 issue […]

Kenneth W. Freeman named Dean of Boston University School of Management

Kenneth W. Freeman, currently a partner in the investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), today was named the Allen Questrom Professor and Dean of Boston University’s School of Management (SMG), announced BU President Robert A. Brown. Freeman succeeds Louis E. Lataif who has helmed the school for 19 years.  Read the full news release on […]

Law professor Jack Beermann on Elena Kagan’s Supreme Court nomination