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The BU Symphony Orchestra performs works by Shostakovich, and Schumann at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5, at the Tsai Performance Center

Week of 1 October 2004 · Vol. VIII, No. 5

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Saleh wins BACUS award

Bahaa Saleh, an ENG professor of electrical and computer engineering and department chairman, recently was honored at the 24th Annual BACUS Photomask Technology Symposium, in Monterey, Calif. The BACUS Group, formerly known as the Bay Area Chrome Users Society, is part of the International Society for Optical Engineering. Saleh received the group’s 2004 BACUS award, presented annually to “an individual or individuals who have, through invention or other activity, made a significant impact on the technology” of making lithographic photomasks, which are tools used in semiconductor manufacturing. He was recognized for his work on optical proximity correction, a technique integral to producing photomasks.

Boston Medical Center receives two awards from Publicity Club of New England

Boston Medical Center’s department of corporate communications recently received two of the annual awards given by the Publicity Club of New England, for best newsletter and best press conference. For the second consecutive year, BMC’s newsletter, MedCenter News, received the Publicity Club’s Bell Ringer Award for Excellence, the region’s premier award for public relations and communications professionals. The department also received a Merit Award for planning, implementation, and results generated, in recognition of last year’s press conference announcing the Yawkey Foundation’s $15 million gift to BMC.

Danielsen Institute to hold depression screenings

The Danielsen Institute at BU will hold two free, anonymous screenings for depression and anxiety on Thursday, October 7, National Depression Screening Day. People who think they may be suffering from undiagnosed depression are invited to attend, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. or from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at 185 Bay State Rd. As part of the 90-minute screening process, participants will listen to a brief talk about the symptoms of clinical depression and what type of help is available, followed by a short film titled Depression and Manic-Depression: Real Stories, Real Hope. They will then fill out a screening form and go over the results privately with a mental health professional. For more information, call 617-353-3047.


1 October 2004
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