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Week of 21 February 2003· Vol. VI, No. 22

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SAR student aims to empower those with disabilities in Japan

Yuka Fujita (SAR’03), who is legally blind, plans to work as a rehabilitation counselor in Japan, where physical and mental disabilities are not well accepted and people with disabilities are offered few supports. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

By David J. Craig
Yuka Fujita was in her late teens when her eyesight deteriorated to the point that she could not participate in many regular activities. Socializing was difficult because she could not walk outside at night by herself.

25 years of Human Studies
Social science with a philosophical flavor

George Psathas Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

By David J. Craig
When George Psathas helped launch Human Studies at Boston University in 1978, few other social science journals encouraged researchers to inform their work with phenomenology, a 20th-century philosophy that asserts that meaning is defined by subjective experience.

First place men’s basketball Terriers not taking anything for granted

Rashad Bell (CGS’03) poured in 15 points in BU’s 65-54 victory over Maine on February 19. Photo by John Quackenbos

By Brian Fitzgerald
Nobody’s perfect. And with two recent league losses, that includes the men’s basketball Terriers. Nonetheless, a couple of disappointments this year may actually have made them stronger.

Legacy of French modernist printmaker Goetz celebrated in Carborundum exhibition By Brian Fitzgerald

Snow Way. Elly Spensley, a GRS grad student in archaeology, dug the snow as she cross-country skied around campus following the Presidents’ Day blizzard. A record 27.5 inches fell at Logan Airport, which surpassed the 1997 April Fools’ Day storm (25.3 inches) and the Blizzard of ’78 (27.1 inches). Photo by Kalman Zabarsky
Snow Way

Evangeline Machlin, a professor emerita of theater arts at the College of Fine Arts from the early 1960s to 1972, died on February 11 at the age of 95. Machlin has been credited with helping a number of theater students achieve greatness on Broadway and in motion pictures, including Joanne Woodward, Steve McQueen, Jane Alexander, and Faye Dunaway. Photo by BU Photo Services
Evangeline Machlin

Faye Dunaway (CFA’62), shown here in CFA’s 1962 production of Twelfth Night. Photo by BU Photo Services
Theater Arts


21 February 2003
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