Category: 2018

BU Global Programs Panel Discussion: “Why Engaging Globally Matters”

As part of International Education Week, BU Global Programs will host a panel discussion titled “Why Engaging Globally Matters.” Pardee Center Director Prof. Anthony Janetos will moderate a discussion that will include: Azer Bestavros, Director, Hariri Institute; Kevin Gallagher, Director, Global Development Policy Center; Natasha Hochberg, Director of Infection Control, NEIDL; and Nalin Kulatilaka, Co-director, […]

Seminar: “Reflections on the Symposium on Global Health & the Social Sciences: One Year Later”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend its upcoming seminar, “Reflections on the Symposium on Global Health & the Social Sciences: One Year Later,” at the Pardee Center, 67 Bay State Road, on Tuesday, November 6 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. Occurring almost one year ago […]

Upcoming: “Air Quality Data to Action: Case Studies and Strategies from New York City and C40 Cities”

Air pollution is a global problem that harms the lives of millions of people. The Initiative on Cities, the Department of Environmental Health, and the Pardee Center welcome to campus Iyad Kheirbek, Head of Air Quality for C40 Cities, where he will discuss urban air quality initiatives in two settings: New York City and C40 […]

Faculty Research Fellow Joseph Harris Discusses Recent Book on Universal Healthcare at Pardee Center Seminar

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy hosted a seminar on September 25 with Joseph Harris, an Assistant Professor of Sociology and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, where he discussed his recent book, Achieving Access: Professional Movements and the Politics of […]

Prof. Muhammad Zaman Discusses New Book on Counterfeit Drugs at Pardee Center Seminar

On Wednesday, June 20, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar with Muhammad H. Zaman, a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a Pardee Center Faculty Associate, where he discussed his recent book, Bitter Pills: The Global War on Counterfeit Drugs.  The book, published by Oxford University Press in […]

Facebook Live: Climate Change Challenges & Opportunities

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to participate in a Facebook Live event on the state of global climate change research and policy options, and how cities, states, and private organizations are stepping up in the Trump era. The event, titled “Climate Change: Challenges & Opportunities,” is co-hosted by […]

Pardee Center Hosts Seminar on Balancing Solar Development and Conservation Efforts in California

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a talk by Frank Davis, a professor at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, exploring the interplay between projected future solar energy development and conservation efforts in California’s western Mojave Desert. Prof. Davis began by providing an overview of current trends in solar energy […]

Diana Liverman Delivers 2018 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

Diana Liverman, a leading expert on the human dimensions of global environmental change and the impacts of climate on society, reflected on her several decades of work on climate vulnerability and adaptation when she delivered the 2018 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture at the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering (CILSE) on April 6. The event was […]