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International Beethoven Fetival-Conference, October 5 to 7, at AFA and the Tsai Performance Center

Vol. IV No. 7   ·   Week of 29 September 2000  

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Saul Bellow

Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir to be discussed by masters of all three

Partisan Review's conference on Autobiography, Biography, and Memoir, October 6 and 7 in the George Sherman Union, arrives at a time when all three genres are enjoying a popular boom. But that, says Edith Kurzweil, is just a coincidence.

CGS Dean

New CGS dean's goal: promoting classical liberal arts

The way Linda Wells describes it, her predicament as the new dean of the College of General Studies sounds like none at all.

Improving teacher training
Center for Teaching Excellence will train and evaluate faculty

University faculty will soon brush up on an aspect of their profession that they might not have covered in graduate school: teaching.

$1.2 million grant
COM to establish Science and Medical Journalism Center

Fluoxetine hydrochloride is hailed as a certain cure for depression. Melatonin is called an antiaging remedy. The former is hardly an automatic happy pill, however, and the latter certainly isnšt the fountain of youth.

Of man and microbe
SED biologist urges Earth-friendly approach to education

Save room for desert
Dining Services makeover features new look, new menus

International Beethoven Festival-Conference
Sonatas for violin and piano have the spotlight, for once, all to themselves

After a year of tutoring young Ludwig van Beethoven, the Austrian composer Johann Georg Albrechtsberger infamously declared, "He has learned nothing, and will never do anything properly."

Flour power

SMG Alums
Distinguished SMG alum

BU Invitational
BU Invitational Golf and Tennis Tournament






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