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Week of 15 October 2004 · Vol. VIII, No. 7

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Henderson elected APA vice president

Jeffrey Henderson, dean of Arts and Sciences and BU’s William Goodwin Aurelio Professor of Greek Language and Literature, recently was elected to a four-year term as the American Philological Association’s vice president for research. The APA is the principal professional organization for classicists in North America. Henderson has taught at BU since 1991. He is the general editor of the Loeb Classical Library and the author of 13 books and numerous articles in the fields of classical Greek drama, textual criticism and editing, Greek political and social history, ancient sexuality, and translation.

BMC walk raises $400,000

Hundreds took part in Boston Medical Center’s fourth annual We Care Walk on October 4, raising more than $400,000 to support the hospital’s mission “to provide exceptional care without exception.” Teams from the Medical Campus and local businesses as well as individuals from throughout the community made their way through BMC’s historic South End neighborhood as part of the walk, which was supported by Liberty Mutual, WCVB-TV Channel 5, iParty, and dozens of other sponsors.

Seasholes receives Historic Preservation Book Prize

Nancy Seasholes, a CAS department of archaeology research fellow, recently received the 2004 Historic Preservation Book Prize for Gaining Ground, A History of Landmaking in Boston (MIT Press, 2003). The award, which is given by the Center for Historic Preservation at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., includes a cash award and an invitation to lecture at the University of Mary Washington. In Gaining Ground, Seasholes examines the physical foundations of Boston, one-sixth of which lies on fill, or “made land.”

COM student wins Kodak film award

Christopher Messina (COM’06) recently won the 2004 Eastman Scholarship competition, which is sponsored by the Kodak Student Filmmaker Program and carries a $1,250 award, for his six-minute film Melo. Messina is working toward a master’s degree in film production. He made Melo, about an adolescent boy exploring life alongside a train track, as part of last year’s course work. The film will be shown at the Northampton Film Festival in Northampton, Mass., later this month.


15 October 2004
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