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March 18, 2004 • Volume 12 Number 13

Faculty Research Symposium to be Held on March 26

An overview of African higher education and a study of how African-American Boston College Law School alumni from 1969-79 have fared in their careers will be among the topics presented at the next BC Faculty Research Symposium on Friday, March 26.

The symposium, to be held at noon in Campion 139, provides black faculty members at BC with opportunities to discuss aspects of their research with peers and colleagues. It is sponsored by the Council of Black Faculty in collaboration with the offices of the Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculties and Affirmative Action.

Presenters and their topics are: Assoc. Prof. Lillie Albert (LSOE), "Bridging the Achievement Gap in Mathematics: Sociocultural Historic Theory and Dynamic Cognitive Assessment"; Assoc. Prof. Anthony Farley (Law), "Citizens of the Dream: State, Revolution and the Black Panther Party"; Prof. Ruth-Arlene Howe (Law), "Career Achievements of African American Graduates of Boston College Law School: Classes 1969 Through 1979"; Asst. Prof. Guerda Nicolas (LSOE), "Depression Among Haitians"; and Research Asst. Prof. Damtew Teferra (LSOE), "African Higher Education."

For more information, or to reserve a seat at the symposium, call ext.2-2323.

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