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Experts weigh in on medical, legal rights of detainees at SPH conference

Michael Grodin, an SPH professor of health law, bioethics, and human rights (from left), Leonard Rubenstein, executive director of Physicians for Human Rights, Allen Keller, director of New York University's Bellevue program for survivors of torture, and Daryl Matthews, director of the forensic psychiatry program at the University of Hawaii, Manoa, discussed the legal and ethical rights of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay naval base. Photo by Vivian Borek

By Tim Stoddard
The detention by the United States of more than 600 enemy combatants and suspected terrorists at the Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba has drawn sharp criticism from human rights groups in the past two years.

SMG program teaches women to break through glass ceiling

Cindy Crowninshield-Davies, associate director of executive programs at SMG's Executive Leadership Center, is directing a new management program for women called Leading the Brand Called You. Photo by Vernon Doucette

By David J. Craig
A new SMG program called Leading the Brand Called You will teach women skills such as social networking, goal-setting, and balancing work and family obligations, in addition to traditional management techniques.


Preservation Studies Program survey's Winchester's architectural heritage

Documenting historic buildings in Winchester, Mass., are (left to right) Gordon McClure (GRS'04), Claire Dempsey, adjunct assistant professor, Dean Lampros (GRS'05), Chris Moore (GRS'05), and Michael Steinitz, director of preservation planning for the Massachusetts Historical Commission. Photo by Fred Sway

By Brian Fitzgerald
Residents of Winchester, Mass., recently peered out their windows and saw people on the sidewalks holding clipboards, scribbling notes, and taking pictures of their houses.


MED prof trains for spring cross-country run for charity

Hap Farber, a MED professor of medicine and director of the pulmonary hypertension center at Boston Medical Center, will run across the United States in May with nine other team members of TREK USA, a transcontinental relay to raise money for five children's charities in Boston. Photo by Bob Lussier

By David J. Craig
As Boston marathoners prepare for next week's haul from Hopkinton to Copley Square, Hap Farber is girding himself for a slightly longer run.



Terrier sportscaster is game for national college audience

WTBU sports director Noah Coslov (COM'04) never met a microphone he didn't like. Photo by Kalman Zabarsky

By Brian Fitzgerald
Noah Coslov used to announce NBA basketball games when he was a child.
He would tape a televised game, rewind it, play the videotape, press the mute button, and tape himself delivering a play-by-play account of the action.


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A long-running CFA chorus line: André de Quadros (second from left), a CFA professor and the director of the school of music, attended March 25's 2004 Service Recognition Dinner with longtime school of music faculty. Recognized at the dinner and awards ceremony were (from left) Penelope Bitzas, a CFA associate professor and 10-year honoree, de Quadros, Theodore Antoniou, a CFA professor and 25-year honoree, and 10-year honorees Shiela Kibbe-Hodgkins, a CFA assistant professor and chairman of the piano department, and Ann Howard Jones, a CFA professor and director of choral activities. Photo by Fred Sway

A long-running CFA chorus line
Composer, conductor, and educator Samuel Adler (CFA'48) evaluates the Sonata for Mallet Quartet by Naftali Schindler (CFA'06) (left) at a master class he gave at CFA on April 2, which was part of a series of master classes for undergraduate and graduate students in the composition department. Adler, who teaches composition at the Juilliard School, was in the Boston area to conduct the premiere of his Piano Concerto No. 3 at the Rivers Music School in Weston. For more information on Adler, visit www.bu.edu/alumni/bostonia/2002/winter/adler. Photo by Fred Sway
Composer, conductor, and educator Samuel Adler

9 April 2004
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