Panel recognizes astral advances of women in law
By Hope Green
Long before there was Betty Friedan, or even women's suffrage,
an 1881 graduate of Boston University School of Law waged a lonely battle
to become the first woman lawyer in Massachusetts. Lelia Robinson triumphed
in 1882, when the state legislature unanimously passed a bill permitting
women to practice law under the same conditions as men.
Anyone, anywhere, anytime
Distance education laboratory honors legacy of SED mentor
By Hope Green
Gaylen Kelley began his graduate work at BU's School of Education in 1953,
slide projectors were considered a novelty in elementary schools. By the
time he retired from the SED faculty in the mid-1990s, the digital age
was under way, computers were everywhere, and the public was beginning
to grasp the Internet's potential impact on teaching and learning.
study documents college drinking hazards to campus communities
David J. Craig
the field with global positioning systems
By Tim Stoddard
Can you hear a color?
BU researchers explore the strange world of synesthesia
By Brian Fitzgerald
Imagine seeing a series of triangles every time a telephone rings, or experiencing the taste of chocolate on your tongue every time you see a tree. Welcome to the world of synesthesia, where the senses mingle freely and uncontrollably, a world where you hear certain colors and see certain sounds.
An alternative to drug therapy
Rehabilitation proponent's revised text stresses supported education for
By David J. Craig
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