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International Programs
7 December 2000
The redesigned International Programs Web site features all of the current study abroad program offerings. It also allows prospective study abroad participants to apply online. Photos from International Programs sites around the world allow visitors a sneak preview of what might be waiting for them.

BU Search
7 December 2000
The BU Search page now links to various search engines for searching non-BU Web sites, USENET/newsgroups, and People/Businesses directories.

2001-2002 Academic Calendar
5 December 2000
Part of the Calendar site, the Academic Calendar now includes important dates for the 2001-2002 academic year.

Department of Chemistry
1 December 2000
The redesigned Department of Chemistry Web site features a cleaner look and layout. New content includes an extensive departmental directory and a home page that allows visitor to change the main photograph. All the content from the old design has been retained.

Program in Neuroscience
30 November 2000
The Program in Neuroscience is an interdisciplinary program that offers comprehensive graduate training in both experimental and computational approaches to understanding the nervous system. Its aim is to provide research training that helps to facilitate the integration of these two approaches. Added to Index N and Programs.

Engineering at Boston University
30 November 2000
Part of the College of Engineering site, this resource offers prospective undergraduate students information about academic programs, research centers and opportunities, and student organizations. Its highlight is a 12-minute video about the the College of Engineering.

School of Management
28 November 2000
This newly-redesigned site features descriptions of the many SMG programs, admissions and financial resources, and information about faculty, research, career services, alumni relations, and corporate recruiting.

Interactive Campus Map
3 November 2000
As part of the new Visitor Center on the BU Web, the interactive campus map features multiple levels of zooming, panning, a close-up window, links to Web sites, and many other new features. (Requires the Flash plug-in.)

Visitor Center
3 November 2000
This new, comprehensive site contains seven major sections:

  1. About. With Introduction, History and City sections, and lots of photos.
  2. Maps. The old campus map plus a new, interactive Flash version that displays the entire campus and a zoomed version.
  3. Directions. The old directions pages plus new Flash versions that highlight the route.
  4. Tours. Nothing interactive yet, just campus tour information you find on the Web and in print.
  5. DotCommAve. A searchable database of restaurants and businesses.
  6. Postcards. Campus, river, and city scenes. Send a BU postcard to friends and family.
  7. Boston Guide. City guide from a BU perspective.

The site also includes a guestbook that visitors can sign. Added to Index V.

BUPD Online
19 October 2000
The Boston University Police Department announces its newly launched Web site. The site features information on the department and various topics related to safety on campus. It also offers forms for bike registration, crime reports etc. Added to Index P and Offices.

Office of Risk Management
19 October 2000
The Office of Risk Management announces its newly launched Web site. The site features information on various topics related to Risk Management and includes downloadable forms for your convenience. Added to Index R and Offices.

Mathematics and Statistics
6 October 2000
Recently launched with a new design, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics site features an overview of the department, news, courses, programs of study, seminars, and much more information about the department. Added to Index M and Departments.

"Diffugere Nives"
8 September 2000
William Maxwell, a novelist in New York, NY reads A. E. Housman's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"We Real Cool"
8 September 2000
Student John Ulrich of South Boston, MA reads a poem by Gwendolyn Brooks in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Politics"
8 September 2000
United States Marine Officer Stephen Conteagüero, of Miami, FL reads William Butler Yeats's poem. This video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Department of Economics
7 September 2000
The Department of Economics announces its redesigned Web site. Now in a new location, it features information about undergraduate and graduate programs, the current semester's courses, faculty members, research seminars--even resumes for Ph.D. candidates.

University Service Center
7 September 2000
Boston University's new University Service Center is a resource for students, families, and other members of the University community with questions or concerns not clearly identifiable as pertaining to a single administrative office. In particular, we specialize in understanding the interrelationship of the offices of the University Registrar, Student Accounting Services, and Financial Assistance.

Subject Access to Electronic Resources at Libraries
7 September 2000
The newest addition to the Boston University Libraries Web site offers subject access to a vast array of electronic resources, including e-journals, e-indexes, full text databases, selected Web sites and research guides--all of which were chosen for their high quality and authority.

What's New in the Library: September 2000
7 September 2000
The sun is bright, the air is cool - and the Library welcomes new and returning students and faculty with new and exciting research and information tools. Science Direct, a powerful new electronic resource, brings you hundreds of journals online in full text. Library staff are teaching an array of Web courses. There are library tours, new research guides, and an ever-growing online Reference Shelf. Visit the library virtually or in person--it could be the start of something big!

Digital Millennium Copyright Act
24 August 2000
This recently updated and redesigned site provides a means to report alleged copyright infringements and to dispute those reports, as well as information on University procedures and relevant resources.

Arts/Boston Online
4 August 2000
Guide to the arts in Boston, serving Greater Boston's cultural institutions and the public. Added to the City Guide section of the BU Resources page.

Partisan Review
21 July 2000
Selected articles from the present and recent issues of the famous journal, now in its 58th volume, are the gems of this new site. Includes subscription information and descriptions of books available from Partisan Review. Added to Index P and Journals.

Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness
21 July 2000
This newly redesigned site launched today, and features information about products and services, training, and research and publications by the Center for Rehabilitation Effectiveness and the Center for Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes.

Public Audio/Video Encoding Stations
24 July 2000
Students, faculty, and staff can reserve time on either of two new public encoding stations--one at the Charles River Campus, the other at the Medical Campus--to prepare and publish audio and video on the Web.

Learn Flash Authoring Online
17 July 2000
WebCentral presents the most recent addition to its Learning resources--the companion pages to its Flash Basics hands-on tutorial. Learn how to use Macromedia's Flash authoring program to create dynamic and interactive animations for the Web.

Favorite Poem Project's Classroom Pages
17 July 2000
The Favorite Poem Project is pleased to announce its brand new Classroom pages, featuring teaching ideas from teachers, parents and others who've written to share successful poetry lessons.

Unlinked September 9, 2002.

"On a Quiet Night"
17 July 2000
Hui Xia Chin Hong, a student in Elmhurst, NY, reads this Li Po poem. The video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"The Sloth"
17 July 2000
A 5th Grade Student reads Theodore Roethke's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal
6 July 2000
This new site includes subscription information and article abstracts for the current issue of the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, a source of information relevant to the rehabilitation of people with severe psychiatric disability. Added to Journals.

Summer Web Classes
5 July 2000
Interested in learning how to prepare and publish content on the Web? Register now for WebCentral's summer Web classes. Includes links to WebCentral's training pages, where you can read course descriptions and view class materials.

Commencement 2000 Video Archive
3 July 2000
View the full-length archive of the all-university Commencement 2000 ceremony, or use the navigational menu to jump to any of its sixteen sections. Also available optimized for 56K connections. Requires the free RealPlayer.

School of Management Commencement 2000 Video Archive
3 July 2000
View the full-length archive of the SMG Commencement 2000 ceremony, or use the navigational menu to jump to any of its sixteen sections. Also available optimized for 56K connections. Requires the free RealPlayer.

School for the Arts Commencement 2000 Video Archive
3 July 2000
View the full-length archive of the SFA Commencement 2000 ceremony, or use the navigational menu to jump to any of its sixteen sections. Also available optimized for 56K connections. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"The Emigrant Irish"
29 June 2000
Brookline, MA Financial Consultant Stephen Murphy reads Eavan Boland's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Fishing"
29 June 2000
Research Analyst Natalie Gawdiak of Washington, DC reads a poem by Joy Harjo in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
29 June 2000
Jessie Alpaugh, a Student in Berkeley, CA, reads this Robert Frost poem. The video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

The Bridge
26 June 2000
A complete redesign of this site--in keeping with the style of the News and Events site released on 31 March--launches today with a special Commencement issue. Features include three years of archived issues online and a site search.

"Polly's Tree"
19 June 2000
Jaik, Sara and Martin Miller of High Falls, NY, read this Sylvia Plath poem. The video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"The Party"
19 June 2000
Singer and Songwriter Karen Wilson of New York, NY reads a poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Block City"
19 June 2000
Andrew Toporoff, a student in Yorktown Heights, NY, reads Robert Louis Stevenson's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Facing It"
14 June 2000
Michael Lythgoe, a Foundation Director in Washington, DC, reads this Yusef Komunyakaa poem. The video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Musée des Beaux Arts"
14 June 2000
Painter Susan Hambleton of New York, NY reads a poem by W. H. Auden in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"The Makers"
14 June 2000
First Lady of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton reads Howard Nemerov's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

ResNet
14 June 2000
Many on-campus residences are wired, and ResNet is adding more all the time. The new ResNet Web site contains the latest information, recommendations for Ethernet cards, and minimum system requirements. Added to the Offices, Index R, and Resources pages.

"Hornworm: Autumn Lamentation"
6 June 2000
Larkspur, CA bookkeeper Donna Bickel reads from Stanley Kunitz's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"God's Grandeur"
6 June 2000
Poet Stanley Kunitz of New York, NY reads a poem by Gerard Manley Hopkins in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Merry Go Round"
6 June 2000
Howard Michael Henderson, a Public Affairs Specialist in Chamblee, GA, reads this Langston Hughes poem. The video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Lycidus"
31 May 2000
Joan Thuebel of Chatham, NJ reads from John Milton's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Nick and the Candlestick"
31 May 2000
Long Beach, CA photographer Seph Rodney reads Sylvia Plath's poem. This video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"At the Fishhouses"
31 May 2000
Professor of Law Alexander Scherr of Athens, GA reads this poem by Elizabeth Bishop in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"At Melville's Tomb"
26 May 2000
Paul Connah, a bookseller in Los Angeles, reads Herman Melville's poem. This video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"I'm Nobody! Who are You?"
26 May 2000
Decatur, GA student Yina Liang reads Emily Dickinson's poem #228 in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"To His Coy Mistress"
26 May 2000 Kathleen Rogers, a writer in Hull, MA, reads a poem by Andrew Marvell. This video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

The Road to Excellence in Literacy, Arts, Science & Sports
16 May 2000
Leonard Zaichkowsky, Prof. of Education, Developmental Studies & Counseling, SED, and Terriers Sports Psychologist, explores how people become the very best in their fields in this 38-minute lecture. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Human Relationships and Consumption: Stories from the Gift-Giving Line
16 May 2000
Frederic Brunel, Asst. Professor of Marketing, SMG, leads this 46-minute discussion of emotional and cultural aspects of rituals of giving and receiving. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Student Link
12 May 2000
Check out Student Link's new features: Enrolled graduate students can now check their financial aid awards and the status of their financial aid application using Your Financial Aid; Preplacement Job Listings For Entering Freshmen has been added to the Student Link's 'Work' menu; Work-Study Job Listings has been updated for summer students; and Career Services Recruiting has been added to the Student Link's 'Work' menu.

Photo Services Archive
11 May 2000
Twenty-eight vintage photos from the 1950s and 1960s, collected in the new Archive section, are the highlight of recent additions to the Photo Services Web site. The site's Gallery also features new photos, bringing the total of images to seventy-three.

"The Sentence"
10 May 2000
Nancy Nersessian, a professor in Atlanta, GA reads Anna Akhmatova's poem "The Sentence," as translated by Judith Hemschemeyer. This video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Way of the Water Hyacinth"
10 May 2000
San Jose anesthesiologist Lyn Aye reads this poem by Zawgee in English and Burmese. This video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"The Settling"
10 May 2000 Laura Treadway, a Seattle, WA photographer, reads a poem by Denise Levertov in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

What's New in the Library: May 2000
10 May 2000
No place to study? Your roommate's hamster has escaped his cage, the landlord's cat is stalking him, with your other roommate's bagpipe tunes in the background. The tension is building, and you need some quiet corner to read or you're going to fail that history course your father insisted you take. Look no further - Mugar Library provides study areas TWENTY FOUR HOURS A DAY during exams. Check out the schedule, and leave the hamster, cat and bagpipes at home for your roommates to deal with.
More than just a place to study, the library offers new electronic services all the time, as well as traditional books and journals that hold the wisdom of the ages. Whether it's the latest hot stock or the meaning of life, your search starts in the library.

"Minstrel Man"
9 May 2000
Langston Hughes's poem, read by Pov Chin, a student in Stockton, CA. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive video collection recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"The Song of the Banana Man"
9 May 2000
George Scott, a bakery owner in Hartford, CT, reads this poem by Evan Jones in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"For My People"
9 May 2000
Supreme Court Justice of Georgia Leah Ward Sears of Atlanta, GA, reads Margaret Walker's poem. This video is part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Marsh Chapel Sermons
9 April 2000
A recently updated archive of the weekly sermons at Marsh Chapel. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Out, Out--"
8 May 2000
A video of Robert Frost's poem read by teacher Elizabeth Wojtusik of Humarock, MA. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Sonnet 29"
8 May 2000
Daniel McCall, a retired anthropologist in Boston, MA, reads William Shakespeare's poem in this video. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Song of Myself"
8 May 2000
A video of construction worker John Doherty of Braintree, MA reading from Walt Whitman's poem. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Robert Pinsky, Poet Laureate and Professor of English at Boston University. Requires the free RealPlayer.

We Were Soldiers Once...and Young (220K | 56K)
5 May 2000
Joseph Galloway spoke as part of the Colonel John W. Pershing Annual Military History Lecture Series. The series is sponsored by the Division of Military Education. This video presentation is a permanent archive of the event, which was webcast live on 15 April. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Distance Education
3 May 2000
Programs offering unique remote learning opportunities using the latest technologies to connect students and teachers. Added to the Academic Programs page.

College of Engineering's Office of Distance Learning
3 May 2000
Highlights of this new site include streaming audio/video presentations of video-conferenced lectures with embedded course materials. Added to the Offices and Index D pages.

Dreamweaver 2 Tutorial Materials
26 April 2000
This site features the online course materials for Networked Information Services's Dreamweaver 2 tutorial. The class covers styles, library items and templates -- elements in Dreamweaver to help manage and maintain a consistent look to pages throughout your website.

What's New in the Library
25 April 2000
The semester's almost over, the crunch is on to finish those papers and study for exams. Check "What's New in the Library" for the 24 hour exam period study areas in Mugar. "What's New" will also fill you in on new information, resources and other library news. Can't remember the URL for the library? Pick up one of our new bookmarks. Hold the place of that article you want to photocopy (instead of walking around with your finger jammed in the volume), and get all the important library Web site addresses at the same time. It's a bargain - in fact, it's FREE!

"POEM" ("Lana Turner Has Collapsed")
24 April 2000
A video presentation of a poem written by Frank O'Hara, read by Richard Samuel, a glass blower in Seattle, WA. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Ay, Ay, Ay, of the Kinky-Haired Negress"
24 April 2000
Glaisma Perez-Silva, a teacher, of Hartford, CT reads this poem by Julia de Burgos, translated by Jack Agueros. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Casey at the Bat"
24 April 2000
Student Lee Samuel of Atlanta, GA reads Ernest Lawrence Thayer's poem in this video presentation, part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Walk the Walk, Don't Just Talk the Talk! Sensitivity vs. Political Correctness
20 April 2000
Leila Saad, Asst. Dean for Academic Support Programs, discusses practicing political correctness in both familiar situations and personal experiments in this 22-minute lecture. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Speaking and Singing on the Adaptation of Folk Songs
20 April 2000
Debbie Claar, Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs, and AnneMarie Messbauer, CAS '88, perform a variety of songs and discuss the evolution of folk music in this 42-minute presentation. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"The Holy Longing"
18 April 2000
Olivia Milward, a retired teacher in San Francisco, CA, reads this poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by Robert Bly. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"Concord Hymn"
18 April 2000
President Bill Clinton reads this poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Requires the free RealPlayer.

"A Psalm of Life"
18 April 2000
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem, read by Rev. Michael Haynes of Roxbury, MA. Part of the Favorite Poem Archive recently presented by Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Ethnic Cleansing, Democracy, and the Longing for Home
10 April 2000
Leroy Rouner, Director, Institute for Philosophy and Religion, explores cultural identity at home and abroad in this 46-minute lecture. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Telling Stories: Descriptions of Self and Others in Children's Personal Narratives
10 April 2000
Richard Ely, Instructor in Psychology, CAS, delivers this 46-minute lecture on how young children discuss themselves in conversation and story telling. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Marsh Chapel Sermons
10 April 2000
A recently updated archive of the weekly sermons at Marsh Chapel. Requires the free RealPlayer.

American Thinking about Peace During Wartime
7 April 2000
David Mayers, Professor of Political Science and History, CAS, discusses how Americans, in times of conflict since 1861, have conceptualized the eras following hostilities in this 45-minute lecture. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Charles River Campus Map
7 April 2000
Updates to the Charles River Campus include the addition of University Computers.

An Evaluation of Medicaid Managed Health Care in Florida
5 April 2000
Dr. David Shern, Ph.D, spoke in a series sponsored by the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. This video presentation is a permanent archive of the event, which was webcast live on 27 March. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Hunger in US Immigrants: A Cause for Reflection and Policy Reform
5 April 2000
A 37 min. lecture exploring policy implications nationwide by NRSA Fellow Jennifer Kasper, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, BUMC. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Alumni Web
4 April 2000
This major new site launched yesterday. This site contains over 225 pages for BU alumni. Highlights include:

You can reach this new site directly from the BU home page. Just click the Alumni button. This site is also linked on the Index-A page.

Student Village
3 April 2000
This new site is presented by the Office of Housing. Highlights include views of the Student Village, floor plans, dining options, and a fact sheet. Added to the Offices, Resources, and Index S pages.

Reunion 2000
3 April 2000
Reunion 2000 is a new site on the BU Web featuring information and resources for visitors attending Reunion 2000 weekend events. The site features general information, a weekend schedule, event listings for all schools and colleges, information regarding the special reunions for classes of 1975 and 1950, housing and class gift information. Added to Index R and Resources.

International History Institute
3 April 2000
The International History Institute (IHI) at Boston University was founded to promote greater awareness of the importance of history to a full understanding of international affairs. Added to the Centers and Index I pages.

"Death to Old Bachelors!": The Folklore of Leap-Year
3 April 2000
Tony Barrand, University Professor, UNI, and Michael McKernan, Teaching Fellow, UNI, presents this 41 min. lecture. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

News and Events
31 March 2000
This major new site launched today. This site contains over 575 news-and-events Web pages. Highlights include:

  • A searchable archive of News Releases back to August 1998.
  • A searchable archive of Research Briefs back to August 1998.
  • A calendar of major events with links to departmental calendars.
  • A link to another major new site, Public Relations Services.

You can reach this new site directly from the BU home page. Just click the News button. Also added to the Index N page.

Public Relations Services
31 March 2000
This new site for the Office of Public Relations is a fully integrated part of the News and Events site. Highlights include:

  • A searchable Faculty Experts database, with over 600 entries.
  • A guide for faculty working with the media. (Unlinked on 5 November 2004)
  • A link to another small, but major new site, Photo Services.

Added to the Offices and Index P pages.

Photo Services
31 March 2000
The gem of this small new site is a Photo Gallery, over 70 campus and city scenes. Added to the Offices and Index P pages.

Journal of Undergraduate Research
29 March 2000
Get published! The new Journal of Undergraduate Research at Boston University announces a call for papers by undergraduates at its new Web site. Added to the Journals and Index-J pages.

Change and Consolidation in the Financial World
23 March 2000
Victor J. Menezes spoke as part of the Finance 2000 Distinguished Executive Lecture Series. The series is sponsored by the School of Management. This video presentation is a permanent archive of the event, which was webcast live on 15 March. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Vending Services
23 March 2000
This is the new site of Vending Services, featuring MicroFridge rental information, a rental agreement, and a refund form. Added to the Offices and Index V pages.

Astronomy Department
21 March 2000
The updated and redesigned site has a new URL. It is: http://www.bu.edu/astronomy
Please update your pointers.

Center for Space Physics
21 March 2000
The updated and redesigned site has a new URL. It is: http://www.bu.edu/csp/
Please update your pointers.

Institute for Astrophysical Research
21 March 2000
The updated and redesigned site has a new URL. It is: http://www.bu.edu/iar/
Please update your pointers.

School of Medicine Bulletin
15 March 2000
Features of this latest issue of the School of Medicine Bulletin include a calendar, course descriptions, a registry of students, and information about hospital affiliations, student organizations, administrative policies, and financial assistance.

Punishing Hate: Bias Crimes under American Law
14 March 2000
Fred Lawrence, Professor of Law, LAW, presents this 41 min. lecture, part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

How We Got This Way: Bits of a Religious History of Boston University
14 March 2000
Robert Watts Thornburg, Dean of Marsh Chapel, presents this 51 min. lecture on Boston University's religious past. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Zebra Buggies, Disposable Society, Death of the Citizen, Curse of the SUV, and Assorted Short Stories in Sustainable Development
14 March 2000
A 51 minute lecture presented by Adil Najam, Asst. Professor of International Relations, CAS, and Center for Energy and Environmental Studies. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer .

2000, the Liminal Year: Reflections on Calendars and Millennialism
14 March 2000
Richard Landes, Associate Professor of History, CAS, and Director, Center for Millennial Studies presents this timely 36 min. lecture, part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Alienated and Disenchanted Catholic College Students
14 March 2000
Jane LaMarche, Co-Director, Catholic Center at Newman House discusses findings of a recent study of Catholic Youth. This 49 minute lecture is part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Marsh Chapel Sermons
14 March 2000
A recently updated archive of the weekly sermons at Marsh Chapel. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Center for Transportation Studies
13 March 2000
The goal of CTS is to advance scholarship in transportation studies at Boston University by promoting and facilitating multidisciplinary research and by providing programs of education, communication, and service.

Allthesites.com added to BU searches
8 March 2000
Allthesites.com features drop-down boxes to make selecting search options easy, and allows users to customize advanced searches

What's New in the Library: March 2000
7 March 2000
New resources all the time at the library. This month we feature Manufacturing Engineering, a new research guide; a trial of a database of information on modern art; Women Writers Online, a full-text database of pre-Victorian women's writing in English; the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy; a digital facsimile archive of over 70,000 declassified documents.

SMG students will want to check out the research and Web workshops at the Pardee Management Library.

Introduction to Audio and Video on the Web
5 March 2000
The first of WebCentral's two-part learning series on digital audio and video. Find out what makes good digital audio and video, the hardware and software needed to create it, and considerations for distributing it via the Web. These pages accompany the Intro to Audio and Video on the Web tutorial.

These pages accompany the hands-on tutorial Introduction to Audio and Video on the Web.

Publishing Audio and Video on the Web
5 March 2000
The second of WebCentral's two-part learning series on digital audio and video. Learn about the options available for streaming media on the BU Web, how to use software such as Real Producer and QuickTime Pro to compress audio and video files, and HTML code needed to link audio and video from a Web page.

These pages accompany the hands-on tutorial Publishing Audio and Video on the Web.

Mutual Funds in Global Market
1 March 2000
Robert C. Pozen spoke as part of the Finance 2000 Distinguished Executive Lecture Series. The series is sponsored by the School of Management. This video presentation is a permanent archive of the event, which was webcast live on 23 February. Requires the free RealPlayer.

School for the Arts Recording Studios
16 February 2000
BU's School for the Arts Recording Studios provide digital recording services to the BU community and the public.

Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
11 February 2000
New site for PERD. Contains information on classes, club and intramural sports, special programs, facilities, and much more. Added to the Index P page, Offices, and the Student section of the Resources page.

GTAX Bulletin
4 February 2000
In the latest issue of the Graduate Tax Program Bulletin, course titles are linked to class schedule information coming directly from the Student Link.

Dance Department
1 February 2000
The Web site for the Dance Department is now online.

Financing Mental Health Services and Issues of Cost-Effectiveness
28 January 2000
Tom McGuire, Ph.D., spoke in a series sponsored by the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation. This video presentation is a permanent archive of the event, which was webcast live on 24 January. Requires the free RealPlayer.

Dreamweaver 1 Tutorial Materials
24 January 2000
This site features the online course materials for Networked Information Services's Dreamweaver 1 tutorial. The class covers the Dreamweaver user interface, setting up and defining a website, basic editing and formatting functions, and working with tables.

What's New in the Library: January 2000
14 January 2000

  • "All you ever wanted to know about doing research on the Web" -- in January and February, specialist librarians reveal the secrets of finding images, book reviews, business information, music, film, and more on the World Wide Web. It's free to BU students and faculty! Find out more at www.bu.edu/library/training.
  • Graduate students now have new library loan periods - up to 19 weeks or until the change of the semester.
  • New indexes, databases and electronic journals are added to the Library's collections every month. Check them out at the What's New page.
IT Tutorials for Web Publishing
12 January 2000
Registration is now open for Spring Semester 2000 tutorials in Web publishing, offered by Networked Information Services. Beginning this semester, all NIS tutorials are hands-on, interactive classes. The schedule has also been expanded to include Dreamweaver, Flash, and audio/video on the Web.

Institute for the Study of Economic Culture
10 January 2000
The Institute (ISEC) is a research center committed to the study of the relationships between economic development and sociocultural change. Any understanding of the questions raised by modernity must have at its core a dual focus on cultural values and economics. The Institute is directed by Peter L. Berger, who has been working on these relationships for many years.

Speak Easy Peer Listening Hotline
7 January 2000
Speak Easy is Boston University's Peer Listening Hotline. We provide anonymous and confidential support to members of the BU community. Our members receive extensive, year-round training, enabling them to listen and help callers work through their problems. We deal with topics ranging from academic stress and roommate conflicts to rape and suicide. Featured 6 January.

Asian Religions in America: A Documentary History
3 January 2000
Stephen Prothero, Professor of Religion, CAS, presents a 51 minute discussion on the history of Buddhism, Hinduism, and other Eastern religions in the United States. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the free G2 RealPlayer.

Environmental Justice: What Should We Do About Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields?
3 January 2000
Michael Baram, Director of the Center for Law and Technology and Professor of Law, LAW, gives a 48 minute lecture on the legal issues surrounding EMFs. Part of the Food for Thought series. Requires the G2 RealPlayer.

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