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Week of 14 March 2003· Vol. VI, No. 24

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Profs weigh risks, benefits of Iraqi war

CAS International Relations Professor Andrew Bacevich introduces participants in a March 4 panel discussion at BU entitled War in Iraq: Justified? Seated (from left) are David Mayers, a CAS political science professor and chairman, Robert Zelnick, a COM journalism professor and chairman, Richard Landes, a CAS history associate professor, and Betty Zisk, a CAS political science professor. Photo by Vernon Doucette

By David J. Craig
Do liberal activists who oppose war with Iraq inadvertently subvert the progressive values they tout? Richard Landes thinks they do, and he uses a phrase to describe a related phenomenon he sees at work in the current war debate -- “the mobius strip of cognitive egotism.”

It all adds up
Math symposium highlights undergrad research from around Northeast

Tiffany Caufield (CAS'04) will participate in a math symposium at BU on March 22 that she co-organized to showcase the research of undergraduate math majors. Photo by Vernon Doucette

By David J. Craig
Tiffany Caufield had planned for years to become a high school teacher. But last year the SED sophomore realized that her heart was in research.

Navy funds ENG study of sonar’s effect on whale strandings

ENG Professor David Mountain (left) and Brian Miller (ENG'03) with a large-scale model of a dolphin's hearing system. Photo by Vernon Doucette

By Brian Fitzgerald
With a $789,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, two BU engineering professors are studying the auditory function of the world’s largest animals. Their aim is not just to save the whales’ hearing. They are trying to save their lives.

Printmaking at the University of Alberta
Exhibition at the Sherman Gallery serves a slice of the Great White North By Brian Fitzgerald

BU Chancellor John Silber addressed about 250 business and community leaders at a Boston Chanber of Commerce event on March 11, 2003. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky
Universities drive Boston Economy, study shows


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