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Vol. V No. 10   ·   19 October 2001 

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BU prof and alum pioneer in coral reef ecology studies

Coral reefs are sometimes referred to as the rain forests of the sea. Like their aboveground counterparts, reefs are home to thousands of rare species, may contain potentially lifesaving pharmaceutical substances -- and are in danger of being wiped out by humans.

MED dean sees family violence as critical health problem

Not long after Elaine Alpert was named assistant dean of student affairs at BU's School of Medicine in 1987, a third-year student demanded to know when MED was going to add a domestic violence course. Alpert asked him to put his ideas in writing. Family violence was the province of social workers and the police, she figured, not doctors.

Jules Aarons retrospective celebrates a career focused on two fields of view

Tribal flag gives rare glimpse of Afghan past

We're hearing a lot lately about the fierce tribes of Afghanistan and their legendary prowess at repelling foreign invaders. In light of current events, it is intriguing to discover an artifact from one of these tribes in the archives of Mugar Memorial Library.

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19 October 2001
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