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Boston University Baroque Orchestra, Martin Pearlman, conductor, Tuesday, March 16, 8 p.m. Marsh Chapel

Week of 12 March 2004 · Vol. VII, No. 23

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Gary Strickler, longtime leader of athletics program, to retire

Gary Strickler Photo by Fred Sway

By Amy Dean
Gary Strickler, BU's director of athletics since 1989, has announced that he is retiring, effective July 1. He will serve for one year as a consultant to his successor.


MED's Home Care Program serves Boston's homebound elderly

Rebecca Silliman, a MED professor of medicine and chief of the Geriatrics Section (center), on a house call with Catherine Fabrizi, a nurse case manager in MED's Home Care Program (right). Photo by Ed MacKinnon

By Tim Stoddard
In the old days, doctors who called on sick patients at home were usually lone rangers, working on their own and dispensing care from a weathered black bag.

Ecological activist Rockefeller to discuss Earth Charter

Steven Rockefeller

By David J. Craig
The United States has been waging two wars and has spent billions of dollars on security measures to combat terrorism since 9/11, but unless America and other developed nations redress dramatic inequities in the distribution of wealth worldwide, those efforts will be in vain.

For HIV-positive mothers, nursing may still be the best choice

Donald Thea Photo by Vernon Doucette

By Tim Stoddard
When it comes to nourishing infants, breast is usually best except when a mother is HIV-positive. In developed countries, mothers with HIV are urged not to nurse because breast milk is one of the bodily fluids that can transmit HIV.

The long run: BU Faculty and staff plan for the 108th Boston Marathon

Rebecca Ryan stretches in snow flurries. Photo by Vernon Doucette

Read why faculty and staff are running.


Obituaries: Medical Campus acting Provost Norman Levinsky and CAS Professor Emeritus Creighton Gabel

Terrier women's basketball guard Katie Terhune (CAS'04) was the winner in a mock shootout competition on February 26 with Kenneth Elmore, dean of students, during halftime of a men's basketball game at the Roof. The previous night, despite the team's two-point loss at Stony Brook University, Terhune had become BU's all-time leading scorer, surpassing the record of 1,869 points set by Debbie Miller-Palmore (SED'81). Terhune finished the 200304 regular season with 1,932 points. She will continue to add to her career total when BU goes for the America East Friendship Cottage Cheese Championship, which began March 11. Photo by Fred Sway
Terrier women's basketball guard Katie Terhune (CAS'04) was the winner in a mock shootout competition on February 26 with Kenneth Elmore, dean of students

Ralph Bunche (Hon.'54), who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950, speaks at the University's 1954 Commencement. Photo by BU Photo Services
Ralph Bunche Centennial

12 March 2004
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