As a Boston University alumni, you have access to world-renowned experts and state-of-the-art resources that can enrich your intellectual life. Recapture the student experience as you delve into new frontiers of knowledge with BU’s international thought leaders.
Upcoming Programs & Webinars
October 11, 2017, at 7 PM
Ha Jin Visiting Lecturer Series: Gish Jen
Location: BU Campus
October 21, 2017, at 6 PM
BU Night at Gloucester Stage: To Kill a Mockingbird
Location: Gloucester, MA
October 22, 2017, at 2 PM
Lab After Hours
Location: BU Campus
October 24, 2017, at 2 PM
Guided Tour: Decorative and Functional Objects from Ancient to Modern China
Location: Boston, MA
November 2, 2018, at 12 PM
Fictional Languages in “Game of Thrones” and Beyond
February 27, 2018, at 7:30 PM
Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era
Location: Medford, MA
Check out the events calendar so you won’t miss a thing.
Previously recorded webinar presentations are made available for you to watch on your own schedule.
The Arts & Sciences of Baseball
Presented by: Bill James, Senior Advisor on Baseball Operations for the Boston Red Sox
Recorded on April 4, 2017
Get What’s Yours: Social Security Tips for Retirement Planning
Presented by: Laurence Kotlikoff, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor and Professor of Economics
Recorded on March 16, 2017
Beyond Bullying Basics: Understanding Complexities of Bullying
Presented by: Jennifer Greif Green, Associate Professor in Special Education & Melissa K. Holt, Assistant Professor in Counseling Psychology
Recorded on February 15, 2017
Spitting in the Soup: Inside the Dirty Game of Doping in Sports
Presented by: Mark Johnson, GRS’89, GRS ’95
Recorded on January 25, 2017
Tomb Raiders and Terrorist Financing: Cutting Off the Illicit Traffic in Blood Antiquities
Presented by Tess Davis, CAS’04
Recorded on November 9, 2016
Parent Advocacy through Special Education Team Collaboration
Presented by Donna Lehr, Associate Professor of Special Education
Recorded on October 26, 2016
Plan and Finance Your Family’s College Dreams
Presented by John Hupalo, CAS’82, co-founder of Invite Education
Recorded on October 18, 2016
Growing Up Brave
Strategies for Helping our Children Face Their Fears and Live Happier Healthier Lives
Presented by Donna Pincus, Associate Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Recorded on September 12, 2016
Zika Virus: Updates and Q&A
Presented by Dr. Donald Thea, M.D., MSc.
Recorded on May 11, 2016
Alumni Travel Program
The tradition of excellence at BU isn’t limited to campus events. Our Alumni Travel Program offers a unique way to see the world and continue learning. The program engages alumni and friends of the University in educational and cultural tours across the globe.
Boston University Libraries
The BU libraries welcome alumni to make use of the rich resources and collections including more than two million books, journals, and electronic resources. With an alumni card, you may borrow books from the libraries and enjoy reading from your own homes, or along the BU Beach. Print your alumni card online.
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Library
Boston University’s Gotlieb Library is the repository for individuals in the fields of literature, criticism, journalism, drama, music, film, civil rights, diplomacy, and national affairs. The library features rotating exhibits and offers a variety of events that are open to alumni and friends.
Continue the lifelong adventure of learning through Evergreen—BU’s academic resource for students ages 58 and over. Evergreen enables you to tap the rich vein of knowledge at one of the world’s top-ranked universities through auditing a course or attending a lecture.
Metropolitan College’s Food & Wine Programs
The Metropolitan College programs in Food, Wine & the Arts put you face-to-face with some of the most talented chefs, mixologists, wine experts, and food industry veterans from Boston and beyond. A variety of wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, and special events are offered for all ages.
The Frederick S. Pardee Center
The Frederick S. Pardee Center convenes symposia and conducts research that contributes to long-term improvements in the human condition. The Center’s work seeks to identify, anticipate, and enhance the long-term potential for human progress, in all its myriad dimensions. Many of the lectures, conferences, and events of the Center are available in audio or video format online through its multimedia library.
Each fall, alumni return to campus to celebrate BU and its outstanding educational opportunities. Enjoy a lecture or take part in a panel discussion with BU’s brightest minds in a weekend filled with scarlet spirit. Visit our Alumni Weekend website for information on all events.
To learn more about our educational offerings, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.