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Presidential 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.

Intensive BU Academy thesis project links seniors with University mentors

BU Academy Director of Studies Catherine Pollock, who coordinates the school’s senior thesis project, with seniors Alan Bifolck, Sam Oram, and Jill Barber (seated, from left), who, along with their classmates, each enlisted a BU professor to advise them on their thesis. Photo by Vernon Doucette.

By 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.

BU and prospective TAs hook up in virtual interviews

BU professors talk to potential teaching assistants from China -- the other half of a roundtable discussion -- some 6,800 miles away. Photo by Jennifer T.

By Brian Fitzgerald
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.

Nobel laureate to deliver 2003 Pardee Center lectures

Murray Gell-Mann

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.


The 2003 annual Bradford Morse Lecture

BU 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

Graduating students from BU's School of Medicine celebrate Match Day
Graduating students from BU's School of Medicine celebrate Match Day

How you can helpMissing CFA Professor John Daverio
Missing CFA Professor John Daverio


28 March 2003
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