Student’s MTV documentary reveals plight of Darfur refugees
By Jessica Ullian
As Andrew Karlsruher’s seven-day trip to central Africa was ending in late March, he began thinking about the high and low points of the journey.
Life Science and Engineering building: “cathedral to science”
Rising from the former site of the Nickelodeon Theatre at 24 Cummington St., the 10-story building is the first at the University, and one of few nationwide, designed according to researchers’ interests rather than their departmental affiliations.
Medical industry tech firms take top prizes at SMG business plan competition
TeleEMG, a company that Jabre (GSM’06) founded in 1997, will receive a $7,500 cash prize and about $6,000 in in-kind services relating to legal and business expenses in developing and marketing the Expert Neurographer...
CAS economist Kotlikoff elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Laurence Kotlikoff, a CAS professor of economics and department chairman, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among a 2005 class of 213 new academy fellows and foreign honorary members that includes leaders in scholarship, business, the arts, and public affairs.
Vatican’s welcoming atmosphere signals hope for ecumenical dialogue, says STH invitee
By David J. Craig
Karen Westerfield Tucker received word on the morning of April 21 that she was among a select group of non-Catholic religious leaders from around the world invited by the Vatican to participate in the inauguration of Pope Benedict XVI.
A change of heart, a revolution in medicine
Some 57 years ago, doctors began physical examinations and lifestyle interviews of more than 5,200 residents between the ages of 30 and 62 in the town of Framingham, Mass.
High-tech childbirth has marginalized natural delivery, says SPH nurse-midwife
Students in the School of Public Health’s undergraduate introduction to public health course are asked: do you believe that birth is a normal process that should not be interfered with unless absolutely medically necessary?
Terror alerts, the Super Bowl, and Wiffle ball — all in a day’s work for Free Press editor Gillooly
Kristen Hoffman (COM’05)
It’s six o’clock on a Wednesday evening and eight students are gathered in a tiny, disheveled office.
CFA Summer Institute part of rich palette of summer programs
A few creative high school students from across the country will spend their summer break in an unusual way this year — drawing, sculpting, and painting on the banks of the Charles River, as part of a new summer program offered by the CFA school of visual arts.
CFA students explore a small-town hate crime in The Laramie Project
By Kristen Hoffman (COM’05)
The Laramie Project, is being staged by CFA’s school of theatre arts and opens at the Boston University Theatre on May 4.
This issue of the B.U. Bridge is the last regularly scheduled paper of the 2004–2005 academic year. Our pre-Commencement issue will be published on Thursday, May 19, with an advertising and classified ad deadline of Thursday, May 12. Our post-Commencement issue will be published on Friday, June 3; no advertisements will be accepted for the June 3 issue.