Posts by: Lauren Davalla

From Joan Salge Blake:

Planning to dial up a super pizza on Super Bowl Sunday? You may get a busy signal as the sales of pizzas increase by at least 30 percent, on average, in pizzerias across America, on the day of the big game. Keep in mind that a pizza with “everything” on it can add close to […]

Dining enriched by Sargent Choice, students say

BU’s daily student newspaper The Daily Free Press reports on student’s reactions to Sargent Choice: “This year marks the fifth anniversary since Boston University dining halls began serving Sargent Choice options with each meal, and many, from nutrition advocates to students to dining services itself, say the program has been a success….”

Grace Bumbry at BU tonight

The Board of the Friends of the Libraries of Boston University will host an evening with renowned opera singer Grace Bumbry tonight at 5:30 in the Metcalf Ballroom (775 Commonwealth Avenue).  Bumbry gained international recognition when she was cast in the German Bayreuth Festival in 1961, at age 24, and was the festival’s first ever […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

In response to a recent article in AdAge magazine reporting that the Spanish government is planning to ban some diet and beauty TV Ads before 10 PM: “This is a terrific first step in easing the constant visual reminders of the unrealistic, body weight often portrayed in the media and viewed by young, vulnerable individuals […]

Discussion on legendary film director Robert Altman tonight

The life and work of legendary film director Robert Altman will be celebrated at a symposium tonight at 5:30 PM, marking the publication of a new Altman biography and the 40th anniversary of his seminal film, “M*A*S*H.”  Favorite Altman actors Elliott Gould, Sally Kellerman, and Michael Murphy will be joined in a panel discussion by […]

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 […]

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. […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

Tip No. 6: Be part of the solution Be sure to practice what you preach at your own party. Limit the number of hors d’oeuvres you serve and keep them as healthful as possible. Choose fresh veggies and sliced fruit instead of cheese and crackers. Serve dinner early and choose a lean entree such as […]