Nine Asian American high school students from Malden received awards for their “Photovoice” projects on mental health during the Strides Against Stigma event on April 27 at Boston University’s Nickerson Field.
The project originated from the Chinese Culture Connection in Malden, and was supported by the Institute for Community Health and the Asian American Civic Association.
Lingzi Lu was a dog lover, Candy Crush Saga addict and brilliant student who lived life to the fullest. Lu was remembered by friends, faculty and family at a memorial service on April 22 at Boston University.
Chinese students celebrated the Lunar New Year and White Valentine’s Day with 1,000 attendees on March 14 at the Berklee Performance Center. The concert was delayed by the Feb. 8 blizzard, organized by the Berklee Chinese Student Association with students from Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, MIT and Northeastern University.
In a continuing five-year effort to improve safety and calm traffic along its 1.5 mile-long main campus straddling Commonwealth Avenue, Boston University today announced with the City of Boston a series of measures to further protect cyclists and pedestrians, encourage bike use, and promote awareness of cyclists and pedestrians among motor-vehicle drivers. They will include new signage, enhanced bike-lane markings, and highway reflectors in the pavement.
State Issues MEPA Certificate Approving Research at Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories
The Massachusetts Secretary of Energy & Environmental Affairs announced that he has issued a Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) certificate for Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL). This action signifies the state’s approval for BSL-3 and BSL-4 research to be conducted in the NEIDL and allows final state permits to be issued for the project.
Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a Supplemental Record of Decision on Boston University’s National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL) affirming that the lab poses minimal risk to the surrounding community.