- The summer institute evoked Ireland with step dancers, senatorial schemers, and crackerjack fiddlers.
- He started a rowing club in Iraq and forged a national rowing program from scratch in rugged, landlocked Afghanistan.
- He runs away, her car dies, they dine and dash—a brother and sister bond through misadventure in an alum’s first film.
|CGS News Briefs||Class Notes|
|Natalie McKnight Takes the Reins Who better to lead the College of General Studies than someone who has spent decades working to raise its national profile?||Fashion, adventure, IRONMAN, MTV, and Martha Stewart. See what’s happening in the lives of CGS alums.|
|The Making of an American LegendA Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter tracks the true story behind John Ford’s legendary Western film, The Searchers.|
|Choose to Be Great—and DonateWe hope you will keep CGS in your thoughts this holiday season, and help BU choose to be great by supporting the Campaign for Boston University.|
|From Our Community|
|Poetry as the Heard Wordfrom BU Today
Does hearing a poem change its meaning? Simon Mendes (CGS’11, CAS’13) tracks the transformation of a poem from written to spoken word.
The Cybersleuth from Bostonia
How Did Halloween Get Started? from Bostonia
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|Upcoming Alumni Events|
|CGS Young Alumni ReceptionFebruary 6Meet and mingle with fellow CGS young alums who graduated after 2002 at Lansdowne Pub in Boston.
Reception for Richard GladsteinMarch 26
Los Angeles-area alums are invited to a reception in honor of Academy Award-nominated film producer Richard Gladstein, the recipient of the 2013 CGS Distinguished Alumni Award.