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The annual Stanley P. Stone Lecture, Thursday, January 29, 11 a.m., CGS Auditorium, delivered by Pulitzer-winner Edward O. Wilson

Week of 23 January 2004· Vol. VII, No. 17

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SDM provides free dental care in Chelsea schools

Jennifer Soncini, an SDM assistant clinical professor and a pediatric dentist at the dental school's Chelsea School Dental Center, treats Chelsea third-grader Gabriella McLellan, with help from dental assistant Miguel Tabares. Photo by Vernon Doucette

By David J. Craig
As a single mother of four, Saldis Lugo is accustomed to making tough money decisions. In recent years, none has been as difficult as foregoing her kids' dental care.

MED nutrition consultant focuses on astronauts' fitness and food

Caroline Apovian

By Brian Fitzgerald
On January 14, President Bush proposed that NASA make a return trip to the moon by 2020, and eventually send astronauts to Mars and beyond. What will astronauts eat on these long flights in space, and how will they stay fit?

Canadian music prof to lecture on funk's musical. cultural impact

Victor Coelho Photo courtesy of Victor Coelho

By David J. Craig
Musicologists and social scientists have studied rap music extensively in recent years, mining its lyrics to understand the attitudes of black youth, and examining its practice of sampling — incorporating into compositions bits of music from other recordings — as a strictly urban, African-American innovation.

More growth at BioSquare

By Tim Stoddard
Boston's largest biomedical research park continues to grow this winter. Construction crews will soon break ground on the third laboratory building of BioSquare, the 14-acre research and business park in Boston's South End being developed as a joint venture by Boston Medical Center and Boston University.

Health Matters

With all I'm reading about a flu epidemic this winter, how I can tell the difference between influenza and other viruses?

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Asahachi Kono, Untitled (Tree and Hills), late 1920s, gelatin silver print, 7 3/8x 11 7/8. Dennis Reed Collection

California pictorialists come into focus at BU Art Gallery exhibition
By David J. Craig

Happiness is a warm hat. A BU student sports a functional Commonwealth Avenue chapeau to ward off January's deep freeze. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky
Happiness is a warm hat.
The Honorable Roderick L. Ireland, an associate justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, delivered the keynote address at the University's 19th annual commemoration of the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr. (GRS'55, Hon.'59) on January 19. Musical performers included BU's Inner Strength Gospel Choir. Photos by Kalman Zabarsky
The University's 19th annual commemoration of the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr. (GRS'55, Hon.'59)
Coast-to-coast greeting. President ad interim Aram Chobanian traveled to California last week to host events for alumni and parents in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Accompanying him were Christopher Reaske, vice president for development and alumni relations, and trustee Judi Friedberg-Chessin (SED'59), president of the Boston University Alumni. Recent grads Reina Govindarajan (CAS'03) (center) and Elizabeth Freidinger (CAS'03) chat with Chobanian at a reception held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on January 15. Photo by Fred Sway
Coast-to-coast greeting.
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23 January 2004
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