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Week of 19 March 2004 · Vol. VII, No. 24

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Energy conference stresses efficiency and networking

Offshore wind turbines, such as these in Denmark (above), may soon be built in Nantucket Sound. The controversial Cape Wind Project was the focus of a debate on March 10 that kicked off Building Energy 2004, a conference on energy-efficient design.

By Tim Stoddard
Motorists in some parts of the United States may confront a grim reality at the pump this summer: gasoline prices breaking the $3 barrier.


$7 million gift to help MED researchers draw connections between brain and behavior

Jack Spivack

By Brian Fitzgerald
Scientists' understanding of how the brain affects behavior has grown dramatically over the past decade. And thanks to a recent gift from Jack Spivack, there will be even further opportunity for advances in the study of behavioral neurosciences at BU's School of Medicine.

Hospitality program booming even as industry just now rebounding

James Stamas Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

By David J. Craig
The current economic recession and 9/11 dealt the hospitality industry a devastating blow in Boston and around the world. But even as many hotels and restaurants are struggling, BU's School of Hospitality Administration is thriving...


Thomas Moore named acting provost at BUMC

Thomas Moore, the new acting provost of the Medical Campus. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

School of Medicine Professor Thomas Moore has been named acting provost of the Medical Campus following the death of Norman Levinsky on March 8.



Terriers shock the Eagles in Hockey East tournament

Sean Fields (CAS'04) makes one of 35 saves in the crucial third game of the Hockey East quarterfinal series against BC. Fields' play in goal helped the Terriers clip the wings of the Eagles — he stopped 100 of 108 shots on goal and was named the Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week. Photo by Phoebe Sexton (COM'06)

By Brian Fitzgerald
Just call the hockey Terriers' latest assignment “mission improbable.”

Peter Hawkins Photo by Kalman Zabarsky
Luce Program events add visual art, music to dialogue about sacred texts


19 March 2004
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