Past Greenhouse Events

Educating the Global Citizen

3/25/2014
Co-hosted by SMG Global Programs and BU Global Programs, this event included an interactive workshop which explored BU’s strengths, areas for improvement, and opportunities for corporate engagement within the context of “Educating the Global Citizen.” The event served as a platform for discussion and we look forward to continuing this important conversation across campus and at upcoming BUGH events.

Discussion leaders

Marisa Crowley
Program Manager, Exchanges, BU Study Abroad

Susan Jackson
Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education and Associate Professor, French, College of Arts & Sciences

Anthony Janetos
Director, Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future; and Frederick S. Pardee Professor, Earth and Environment, College of Arts & Sciences

Jacqueline LoConte
Senior Lecturer/Faculty Evaluator, Center for English Language & Orientation Programs

Brittany Longsdorf
University Chaplain for International Students, BU Marsh Chapel

J.P. Matychak
Assistant Dean, Feld Career Center, School of Management

Eugenio Menegon
Director, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia; Associate Professor, History, College of Arts & Sciences

David Nersessian
Assistant Dean, Global Programs, School of Management

John Riccardi
Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Programs, School of Law

Suzanne Sarfaty
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs; and Director, International Health Programs, School of Medicine

Enrique Silva
Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs and City Planning, Metropolitan College

Muhammad Zaman
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering; and Director, Laboratory for Engineering Education & Development

 

Global Health at BU

9/17/2013

Co-hosted by the Center for Global Health & Development, this event drew guests from across campus. The forum featured a panel that covered developing capacity, maximizing social entrepreneurship, and encouraging innovation within global health.

Our moderator and panelists provided a comprehensive overview of global health work at Boston University and abroad.

Moderator

Jonathon Simon, MPH, DSc
Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
Director, Boston University Center for Global Health & Development

Panelists

Kehinde Ajayi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Economics, College of Arts & Sciences

Eduardo Garrido
Director, Santander Universities, Banco Santander

Catherine Klapperich, PhD
Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor, Biomedical & Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

Kristen McCormack (GSM’92)
Assistant Dean, Sector Initiatives
Master Lecturer, Organizational Behavior Department
Faculty Director, Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership, School of Management

Robert Vinci, MD
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Joel and Barbara Alpert Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine

Vin Ryan (CAS’63)
Founder and Chairman, Schooner Capital LLC

 

Sustainability Research & Technologies at BU

4/2/2013

Hosted by the Office of Technology Development, this event drew 50 guests from more than 10 offices across campus. The forum featured a panel of experts who provided a closer look at the concept of sustainability research and technologies at the University.

“It’s an exciting concept to share with prospects. Sustainability is a hot topic, so I’m always interested in learning more.”

Our moderator and panelists provided a comprehensive overview of sustainability research and technologies at Boston University and in the surrounding community. During the conversation, they encouraged us to consider a number of important ideas, including ongoing research engagements with the local community, unique on-campus sustainability initiatives, engaging alumni and local industry, and where BU fits in the emerging local sustainability landscape.

Moderator

Paul McManus
Executive Director, Sustainability and Social Enterprise, School of Management
Lecturer, Strategy & Innovation Department, School of Management

Panelists

Dennis Carlberg, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Sustainability Director, Boston University

Michael Gevelber, PhD
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

Nathan Phillips, PhD
Professor, Department of Earth and Environment, College of Arts & Sciences
Acting Executive Director, Sustainable Neighborhood Lab, Boston University

Peter Rothstein
President, New England Clean Energy Council

 

Big Data at BU and Beyond

1/23/2013

More than 40 guests from more than 10 offices across campus attended this event, hosted by the Center for Career Development, and the response was overwhelmingly positive.

“Great roster of speakers. Any time we get the chance to hear experts in their field in such an intimate setting, we should.”

Our moderator and panelists provided a wonderful overview of big data, and they left us with some very interesting things to think about, including the direction of cloud computing, the impact of big data on managerial practices, and industry growth here in Boston.

Moderator

G. Winfield (Win) Treese
Associate Director, Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering

Panelists

Azer Bestavros, PhD
Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Arts & Sciences
Founding Director, Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering

Chrysanthos Dellarocas, PhD
Professor & Chair, Information Systems, Boston University School of Management

Leo Hermacinski
Chief Executive Officer, dSide Technologies
Member, Mass Technology Leadership Council

Orran Krieger, PhD
Founding Director for the Center for Cloud Innovation
Resident Fellow, Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering Research
Professor, Department of Computer Science, College of Arts & Sciences

 

Questions?

If you have any questions about our events, or would like to contact any of our participants, please email Molly Dworkin, Associate Director of Corporate Relations.