When Barack Hussein Obama laid his hand on the Lincoln Bible and recited the oath of the office of the President of the United States (however falteringly) along with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, the event seemed almost redundant.
Boston University for Barack Obama club President Stephanie Gottsch said she was so positive that President-elect Barack Obama would be the candidate sworn in on Inauguration Day that she decided to study abroad in Washington, D.C. this semester in order to experience history firsthand.
The first president to grow up with information technology will kick-start an invigorated science program nearly 50 years after John F. Kennedy’s revolutionary space program, leading scientists said. President-elect Barack Obama’s administrative appointments announced in the past month have shown that the new administration will be science-forwad.
Boston University alumnus Pete Souza’s photographs grace the walls of the College of Communication, but beginning Jan. 20 his work will line the halls of a far more prestigious building as he assumes the position of Chief White House Photographer.
The Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity, which was founded by Holocaust survivor and Boston University professor Elie Wiesel, lost ‘substantially all of the Foundation’s assets,’ but it will remain in operation, according to a statement posted on the foundation’s website Wednesday.