Category: BU In the Community

Acclaimed Writer Walter Mosley to Speak at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University will host an evening with celebrated writer Walter Mosley. Mosley is the author of more than 34 critically acclaimed books, including the bestselling mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins and Devil in the Blue Dress, which was adapted as a […]

Boston University to Host 2011 Annual Meeting of the Nursing Archives Associates

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and the Nursing Archives Associates at Boston University will host their 2011 Annual Meeting on Monday, May 2. The guest speaker will be Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Erline Perkins McGriff Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at […]

Boston University Academy to Host Culinary Tasting Event & Auction, A Taste of BUA

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University Academy (BUA) will hold its 12th annual benefit auction A Taste of BUA at 6:30 PM on Friday, April 8, 2011. The event will be hosted by NECN’s TV Diner personality, Billy Costa, and will include both live and silent auctions. Guests will enjoy tastings […]

Eleni Gatzoyiannis Scholarship Available to Greek Students at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University is currently accepting applications for the 2011-2012 Eleni Gatzoyiannis Scholarship, through March 29. The scholarships are available to full-time undergraduate and graduate students of Greek birth or ancestry who have completed at least one semester at Boston University, are in good academic standing and demonstrate […]

The Boston University Art Gallery Appoints New Director and Chief Curator

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate McNamara to the role of Director and Chief Curator. McNamara comes to BUAG with an extensive background in curation and instruction both in New York and Western Massachusetts. She will fill the position […]

Boston University to Host Annual Creative Writing Faculty Reading

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University’s Creative Writing Program, one of the oldest writing programs in the country, presents a reading featuring their most distinguished faculty members including two United States Poets Laureates, a National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize winner. The event will include readings by: Leslie Epstein (Program […]

Boston University to Host Robert Pinsky for Poetry Reading

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – Boston University’s Creative Writing Program, one of the oldest writing programs in the country, is hosting famed poet and Boston University Professor of Poetry Robert Pinsky for a reading from his newest book Selected Poems. Pinsky was formerly a United States Poet Laureate and has written nineteen […]

“Race to Nowhere” Screening at Boston University

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Boston University School of Education, College of Communication and on-campus high school, Boston University Academy, are hosting a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture.” The film examines the high stakes, high pressure environment of the current […]

Boston University to Host Academy Award Winner Geena Davis

Contact: Lauren Davalla, 617-358-1688 | davalla@bu.edu (Boston) – The Friends of the Libraries at Boston University will host Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis for a reception and lecture on Tuesday, November 30 at 6:00 PM in Metcalf Hall. Davis will reflect on her career and discuss the work of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender […]