tells Class of 2002 to build on nation's democratic institutions
Calling on the members of the Class of 2002 to "preserve
your freedom and the democratic institutions that make freedom possible,"
this year's Commencement speaker, BU President Jon Westling, told more
than 25,000 people gathered at Nickerson Field on May 19 that a changed
world confronts the University's 5,500 graduates.
awards honor four teachers of excellence
Fred Kleiner was doubly honored during Commencement weekend.
Besides a Metcalf Award for Excellence in Teaching, he received a CAS
Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Advising.
dentist sees beyond teeth
Tip-offs to major illness often appear in the
mouth: a lesion that won't heal might signal an immunodeficiency virus,
while a tiny white or red spot could be a symptom of oral cancer. Dentists
are increasingly seen as critical figures in the early detection of disease,
and with innovative teaching methods, Laisheng Lee Chou prepares students
for what he terms "a new world of dentistry."
year's honorary degree recipients
Doctor of Humane Letters
Doctor of Fine Arts
Hillel under way with groundbreaking
of wisdom: 2002 convocation speeches
By David J. Craig
Michael E. Haynes bids grads, "Come down from the mountain"
David J. Craig