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Dean McKnight Presents at the Dickens Society Annual Symposium

August 26th, 2016 in Faculty, News and Events, Of Special Interest, Research.

Natalie McKnight, dean and professor of humanities at Boston University College of General Studies, recently gave a panel presentation at the Dickens Society 21st Annual Symposium: Adapting Dickens. Held from July 11-13 in Reykjavik, Iceland, the conference featured scholars from around the world discussing the rich and varied adaptations of... More

Meet the Students of CGS: A Day in the Life of a Superior Court Intern

August 9th, 2016 in Alumni, News and Events, Of Special Interest, Spotlight, Students.

Each summer, College of General Studies students continue their learning by pursuing opportunities that stretch their skills and help them apply their education to real-world experiences. This series gives a glimpse into the summer jobs, fellowships, and internships of CGS students. Briana Lynam (CGS'16, CAS'18) is pursuing a major in... More

Megan Sullivan Completes Leadership Training at 2016 HERS Denver Summer Institute

August 1st, 2016 in Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning, Faculty, News and Events.

Megan Sullivan, associate dean for faculty research and development and director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning, joined other leaders in higher education for the 2016 Higher Education Resource Services Denver Summer Institute. Along with 62 women leaders from across the United States, Sullivan completed the intensive, 12-day... More

Meet the Students of CGS: A Day in the Life of an Entrepreneur

August 1st, 2016 in News and Events, Of Special Interest, Spotlight, Students, Study Abroad.

Each summer, College of General Studies students continue their learning by pursuing opportunities that stretch their skills and help them apply their education to real-world experiences. This series gives a glimpse into the summer jobs, fellowships, and internships of CGS students. Jordan Gutt (CGS’17) talks about his summer venture launching and... More

Mark DiCristofaro (CGS’06, COM’08) to produce MTV pilot

July 19th, 2016 in Alumni, News and Events, Spotlight.

Deadline has announced that MTV is developing a drama pilot based on The Escort, a 2015 feature film produced by Mark DiCristofaro (CGS'06, COM'08), Blake Goza, and the film's star, Michael Doneger. All three will be executive producers on the TV project. The film focuses on the relationship of a writer (Michael Doneger)... More

Meet the Students of CGS: A Day in the Life of a High School Football Coach

July 18th, 2016 in Alumni, News and Events, Of Special Interest, Spotlight, Students.

Each summer, College of General Studies students continue their learning by pursuing opportunities that stretch their skills and help them apply their education to real-world experiences. This series gives a glimpse into the summer jobs, fellowships, and internships of CGS students. Mitchell McLeod (CGS'17, COM'19) talks about his summer job as a coach for... More

Meet the Students of CGS: A Day in the Life of an Atlantis Fellow

July 11th, 2016 in Alumni, News and Events, Of Special Interest, Spotlight, Students.

Each summer, College of General Studies students continue their learning by pursuing opportunities that stretch their skills and help them apply their education to real-world experiences. This series gives a glimpse into the summer jobs, fellowships, and internships of CGS students. In this installment, Jake Goldstein (CGS'16, SAR'18) talks about life as... More

Meet the Students of CGS: A Day in the Life of a Public Affairs Intern

July 6th, 2016 in Alumni, News and Events, Spotlight, Students.

Each summer, College of General Studies students continue their learning by pursuing opportunities that stretch their skills and help them apply their education to real-world experiences. This series gives a glimpse into the summer jobs, fellowships, and internships of CGS students. Lauren Oubre (CGS'16, COM'18) talks about a typical day as a... More

Week Six: January Boston-London Program

June 30th, 2016 in January Boston-London Program, News and Events, Of Special Interest, Spotlight, Students, Study Abroad.

The January Boston-London program semester has finally come to an end. During their last week in London, students focused on studying for finals, completing their last assignments, and saying goodbye to the places they've explored for the last six weeks. For their last readings and class discussions, students studied globalization and discussed ISIS. More

Weeks Four and Five: January Boston-London Program

June 24th, 2016 in January Boston-London Program, News and Events, Of Special Interest, Spotlight, Students, Study Abroad.

In weeks four and five of the CGS January Boston-London program, students explored the mysteries of ancient places. A trip to Stonehenge brought students close to a prehistoric monument, the site of an ancient burial mound that dates back as far as 3000 B.C. They also traveled to another ancient attraction--the Roman Baths... More