search forums give community chance to be heard
At the request of BU Trustee Earle Cooley (LAW'57), chairman
of the BU Presidential Search Committee, two open forums will be held
on the Charles River Campus on Wednesday, April 2.
BU Academy thesis project links seniors with University mentors
David J. Craig
It is not every day that Sam Oram meets someone who shares
his interest in discussing the finer points of classical music. The BU
Academy senior, who’s been playing piano since age seven, can describe
a composition as eloquently as he plays it.
So it has been an inspiring and humbling experience, he says, to work
with Joel Sheveloff, a CFA music professor and musicologist, who is his
senior thesis advisor.
and prospective TAs hook up in virtual interviews
Speaking face-to-face -- even though about 6,800 miles apart -- Boston
University professors and potential BU graduate students from China have
been getting to know one another for the past three months through videoconferencing
technology and the Internet. They have been conducting virtual interviews
to see whether or not they are a good match: BU evaluates the students’
academic skills and mastery of the English language, and the students,
in turn, ask questions about the University.
laureate to deliver 2003 Pardee Center lectures
Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann joins the Frederick S.
Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future as a visiting professor
this spring, succeeding Amartya Sen, the center’s first visiting
professor of future studies.
2003 annual Bradford Morse Lecture
hockey to play familiar foe Harvard in NCAA tournament opener
Jones to conduct BU
performers in Brahms Requiem at Symphony Hall
By David J. Craig