Collegian Spring 2010
- Playing Hardball A new book from CGS prof and political pundit Tom Whalen chronicles the early dynasty of the Boston Red Sox.
- One Fashionable Summer An internship at Allure magazine taught Skylar Shapiro the ins and outs of fashion publishing.
- Going Their Own Way Alumni Peter Ross and Nick Riotto launched a company that connects kids with summer camps. And they did it on their own terms. slideshow
|News Briefs||Class Notes|
|Collegian Goes Digital Instead of printing your alumni newsletter, CGS now provides this enhanced electronic version!||Ayanna Pressley (CGS’94) was elected to Boston’s City Council in November, becoming the first African American woman to serve on the council.Read all Class Notes|
|Every Gift Counts—Twice Make a gift to the CGS Annual Fund this spring, and Richard Cohen (CGS’67, Questrom’69) will match it.|
|Parting Words from Morgan Mooney As graduation approaches, Morgan Mooney—the student assistant in CGS’s alumni office—bids farewell.|
|New Annual Giving Officer for CGS Benjamin Sacks will raise funds to support the College.|
|Dean’s Advisory Board Gains Two Members Alums Abigail Bowers and Debralee Goldberg join the Board in April.|
|From the BU Community|
|On Eating Wellfrom Bostonia Huffington Post contributor Elissa Altman (CGS’83, CAS’85) mixes her two loves: cooking and writing.
The Producerfrom Bostonia Richard Gladstein (CGS’81, COM’83)—the man who made Finding Neverland—on finding success in Hollywood.
Two Terriers, One Goalfrom Bostonia BU soccer stars and best friends Casey Brown (CGS’08, COM’10) and Mara Osher (MET’10) were both drafted by the Women’s Professional Soccer league.
Why the Dalai Lama’s Visit Angers the Chinesefrom BU Today CGS Assistant Professor of Social Science Shelley Hawks on Tibet—and why Avatar is so popular in China.
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|Upcoming Alumni Events|
|Poetry Reading: Melissa Green and George Kalogeris April 8 Melissa Green (GRS’82) has been hailed as a poet’s poet. The Greek translations of George Kalogeris (GRS’87, UNI’91) exude life and vitality. CGS hosts both poets in one dynamic evening.
Discoveries Lecture: “Footprints in the Sea” April 22 Learn about human impacts on marine ecosystems from four top professors in the BU Marine Program.