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ALEA III salutes Lukas Foss, an American master, on Wednesday, March 20,
at 8 p.m., at the Tsai Performance Center
Week of 15 March 2002 · Vol. V, No. 26

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BU Global trains the world's future execs

By David J. Craig
As a 27-year-old customer service manager at Citibank in Santo Domingo, Linda Valette is on a fast track to become a senior executive at one of the most profitable companies in the Dominican Republic.

MED pediatrician turns daily routine into prize winning fiction

By David J. Craig
In Perri Klass' short story "The Trouble with Sophie," a "psychobabbling, jargon-jabbering" kindergarten teacher shocks an educated young couple by suggesting that their daughter has behavioral problems. Sophie's father, an attorney, expertly deflects the charges against his child. Rages, yelling, biting? "How many times, under what provocation?" he demands. "Sophie had bitten Emily only after Emily had bitten Sophie? Aha!"

Next stop: NCAA tournament

Terriers maul Black Bears to win America East

By Brian Fitzgerald
"We want Duke," yelled Terrier basketball fans in unison. The chant grew louder in the sold-out Case Gymnasium late in the second half of the America East championship game March 9, when it became apparent that the BU men's basketball team was going to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1997.

Urban Dramas
They stage crime scenes to prevent them

By Hope Green

American colonials

A put-together look

Service Recognition Dinner to be held March 19

Each year at the annual Service Recognition Dinner Boston University honors those employees who have completed 10 and 25 years of service, as well as employees who are retiring from the University. This year the dinner will be held on Tuesday, March 19, at Metcalf Hall in the George Sherman Union.

For questions regarding service eligibility or further information, contact an employee relations representative or Tompkins in the Office of Personnel.

15 March 2002
Boston University
Office of University Relations