Past Greenhouse Events
Educated and Employable
Check out the article on our event at BU Today.
Co-hosted by the Office of The Provost, this event was a dynamic discussion where companies shared their goals for effective talent partnerships with academia. A panel of corporate partners engaged attendees in an active dialogue regarding success in the workplace being an essential value of an education.
Allen Questrom Professor and Dean, Boston University Questrom School of Business
Raymond Han (CAS’98)
Managing director of Global Oracle Customer Experience Domain, Accenture
Director of platform management, Global Solutions, Schneider Electric
Senior vice president of product and engineering, Carbonite
Research director of mechanical and materials sciences, Schlumberger
Senior vice president of Domestic Operations & Data Management Division, Fidelity
Leveraging Corporate, Academic, and Government Partnerships: Opportunities for BU
Co-hosted by BU Federal Relations, this sold-out event featured a panel of representatives from academia, industry, and government, and took a closer look at trends and opportunities enabled through collaborations between these three entities. This forum provided insight into the process and the value proposition for industry/university/government relationships.
Director, Boston University Photonics Center
Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Boston University College of Engineering
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Executive Director, The University Industry Demonstration Partnership
Head, Division of Systems Engineering
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, ENG
Executive Director, Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
President, Chromatography & Mass Spectrometry, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Educating the Global Citizen
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.
Program Manager, Exchanges, BU Study Abroad
Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education and Associate Professor, French, College of Arts & Sciences
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
Senior Lecturer/Faculty Evaluator, Center for English Language & Orientation Programs
University Chaplain for International Students, BU Marsh Chapel
Assistant Dean, Feld Career Center, School of Management
Director, Boston University Center for the Study of Asia; Associate Professor, History, College of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Dean, Global Programs, School of Management
Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Programs, School of Law
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs; and Director, International Health Programs, School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Urban Affairs and City Planning, Metropolitan College
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies; Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering; and Director, Laboratory for Engineering Education & Development
Global Health at BU
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.
Jonathon Simon, MPH, DSc
Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
Director, Boston University Center for Global Health & Development
Kehinde Ajayi, PhD
Assistant Professor, Economics, College of Arts & Sciences
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
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.
Executive Director, Sustainability and Social Enterprise, School of Management
Lecturer, Strategy & Innovation Department, School of Management
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
President, New England Clean Energy Council
Big Data at BU and Beyond
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.
G. Winfield (Win) Treese
Associate Director, Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering
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
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
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.