Category: Campus Events

A Conversation on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy with Andrew Bacevich and Stephen Prothero

Tonight at 7PM in the GSU’s 2nd floor Mecalf Hall we are hosting bestselling authors and BU professors Andrew Bacevich and Stephen Prothero for a discussion on the role played by religious ideas in U.S. public policy today, from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the “Ground Zero Mosque” debate. This interactive event will be moderated […]

How is Social Media Changing the News Landscape?

In the age of Twitter and other social media networks, where anyone can “break news,” how is traditional journalism changing, who are the true journalists, and what is the difference between news and information?  Those were just a few of the interesting questions examined at The Media Landscape: How Social Journalism Is Changing the News […]

BU Academy Co-Hosts Educational Forum

Today from 12-5PM, Boston University Academy (BUA), along with Scholar Search Associates, is hosting an Educational Forum for Intellectually Curious Students and their Families in the GSU. The Forum will include presentations and roundtable discussions on timely educational issues, as well as an exhibit hall showcasing various local and national resources. BUA’s forum is the first […]

Waiting for Superman

SED is hosting a screening of Waiting for Superman, an acclaimed documentary from Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim tonight at the Coolidge Corner Theatre at 7PM. The filmmaker takes an in-depth look at the current state of public education in the US, spotlighting the lives of five public school students and several educators in their pursuit […]

Controlling Healthcare Costs: Your Money or Your Life

Today starting at 9AM ,  leading experts will debate heathcare ideas and others as part of the 2010 William J. Bicknell Lectureship in Public Health at the Boston University School of Public Health. This year’s topic is “Controlling Healthcare Costs: Your Money or Your Life?”  featuring lecturer David Cutler. Panelists include Alice Coombs, M.D. President […]

Acclaimed Novelist Sue Miller Lecturing tonight

Tonight at 5:30 PM, the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and Friends of the Library will host celebrated  novelist Sue Miller for a reception and lecture in Metcalf Hall (2nd floor of the George Sherman Union).  Miller houses her archives at the Gotlieb Center, and is speaking on her work and reflecting on her written accounts of […]

Poets of NE Reading Tonight at Tsai

The Boston University Creative Writing Program is celebrating The Poets Society of America’s Centennial anniversary by featuring writers Frank Bidart, Major Jackson, X.J. Kennedy, Mary Oliver, James Tate, Rosanna Warren and Franz Wright. The poets will read their own poetry and the work of canonical New Englanders from the past century. Admission to the reading […]

"Educating the Bay State’s Next Governor" Forum Tonight

Tonight at 7PM, The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is hosting a Gubernatorial Forum in Metcalf Hall (GSU, Second Floor) for students and members of the community featuring previously filmed questions from students and answers from the candidates followed by a panel analysis moderated by COM’s John Carroll.  Questions will be addressed by each of […]