findings from SSW study
David J. Craig
alcoholism downgraded as main cause of emotional problems
In the past 20 years, numerous studies have shown that children of alcoholics
are more likely to develop serious emotional difficulties as adults than
children whose parents do not abuse alcohol. But a new BU study shows that
other childhood experiences, such as suffering sexual or physical abuse
or being raised in an cold and distant environment, are linked statistically
with long-term psychiatric problems more strongly than is parental alcoholism.
biomedical engineering star joins ENG
In January, BU added to its faculty one of the
brightest young engineers working on bioMEMS, Tejal Desai, as an associate
professor of biomedical engineering at the College of Engineering. Desai
is one of the first faculty members recruited in an effort to build a
top-tier program in subcellular bioengineering.
airborne or Terriers on terra firma?
Beanpot matchup freighted with emotions and remembrance of games past
Is it safe to assume that the hockey Terriers, after defeating 2001 national
champion Boston College in back-to-back games on January 18 and 20, will
get a pep talk from BU coach Jack Parker before their February 4 faceoff
against the Eagles in the opening round of the Beanpot Tournament?
assembly line to poetic line
tour strengthens U.S.-Honduran ties
Tino Villanueva, a CAS preceptor in modern foreign languages and literatures
and an award-winning poet, recently returned from a trip to Honduras that
one reporter there called "as important as the first cultural mission
to Honduras by a group of U.S. archaeologists in the early 1950s."
professor debunks claims for ancient rock structures as pseudoscientific
By Brian Fitzgerald
the East to the West where the twain meet in art
By Hope Green