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Pardee Distinguished Lecture, by Nobel Laureate Murray Gell-Mann, December 2, 6 p.m., SMG Auditorium

Week of 7 November 2003· Vol. VII, No. 11

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Aram Chobanian, BU president ad interim, stresses unity, forward movement

Aram Chobanian Photo by Vernon Doucette

By Brian Fitzgerald
Calling Aram Chobanian an effective and proven administrator, colleagues from both the Charles River Campus and the Medical Campus praised his selection as president ad interim by the BU Board of Trustees.


Irwin Goldstein directs BU’s Institute for Sexual Medicine and its clinical practice arm, the 25-year-old Center for Sexual Medicine, which recently has made important strides in understanding and treating female sexual dysfunction. His wife, Sue Goldstein, coordinates the center’s education outreach efforts. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

MED center copes with demand to treat female sexual dysfunction equally

By David J. Craig
Clinicians at BU’s Center for Sexual Medicine braced for a wave of new patients following the release of the impotency drug Viagra in 1998... no one predicted what came next: for the first time, women began calling to seek treatment for their sexual health problems.

Mark Moss, a MED professor of medicine and chairman of the department of anatomy and neurobiology. Photo by Claire Folger

Redefining doctorate in neuroscience to keep pace with advances in field

By Tim Stoddard
For neuroscientists such as Mark Moss, the past decade has often felt like a scientific roller coaster, as discoveries in brain-related research have soared, swooped, and swerved in unpredictable ways.

Local 615, University settle new contract

By Tim Stoddard
After a marathon negotiation session that went into the wee hours of October 31, the University and the union representing about 660 Buildings and Grounds workers reached agreement on a new contract, averting a strike that would have begun on November 1.


Terrier band high on low brass

Photo of four of the six new tubas the marching band purchased

By David J. Craig
Clint Eastwood built his acting career on stoicism, so it wasn’t surprising that he demanded a little from BU’s Terrier Marching Band when directing his latest film, Mystic River.

Image of United Way campaign poster
The third drawing of BU’s 2003 United Way campaign took place on October 31

11 November 2003
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