Monthly Archives: February 2011

BU Art Gallery appoints new Director, Chief Curator

The BU 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 working at MoMA PS1 (Long Island City, NY),  The Bronx Museum (New York, NY) […]

the Quad shares their BU bucket list

We’ve asked the senior editorial staff of the Quad to share their Bucket List of things and places all BU students should experience and visit before they graduate.  On Monday morning, February 28, the Quad Co-Founder and Publisher Lauren Hockenson, who is a senior at COM scheduled to graduate in May, will kick off our […]

Winterfest weekend begins tonight

The BU Alumni Association is kicking off their annual WinterFest weekend tonight.  This year features family-friendly programming like an ice hockey game with tailgating, a BU Quidditch match, ice sculpting, ice skating and sessions with some of BU’s most distinguished faculty.

Life of [Kerin] Riley visits northern Ireland

Kerin spent President’s Day weekend in Northern Ireland and got a chance to view the Peace Walls and political murals in Belfast.  She experienced firsthand the contentious culture of the region when the bouncers at a bar declined to allow their friend from Dublin in because he spoke with a “southern Ireland” accent, was from […]

Boston Ballet dance spotlight tonight at Tsai

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will host a Dance Spotlight with the Boston Ballet tonight at 7 PM at the Tsai Center. The event will include excerpts from William Forsythe’s The Second Detail, a Boston Ballet premiere, Helen Pickett’s sensual pas de deux Tsukiyo and Boston Ballet’s Resident Choreographer Jorma Elo’s Plan to B.  […]

Tom Kunz chatting live about bats and the atmosphere

CAS Professor of Biology and Director of our Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology Tom Kunz will be chatting live from the AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) meeting in Washington D.C. tomorrow at noon via Science magazine’s homepage, ScienceNOW.  The chat will also stream live below.  ScienceNOW chats occur daily and are […]

SED junior pinning tonight

The School of Education (SED) will host their annual Junior Pinning ceremony tonight at 7:30 PM in SMG 105.  SED established the event to honor students as they enter the final professional coursework of their academic programs and to provide an opportunity for those students to celebrate their commitment to the education profession. During this […]

COM to honor PR legend Harold Burson

Harold Burson, one of the world’s most successful public relations practitioners, will be honored Friday, February 18 when Boston University’s College of Communication (COM) helps him celebrate his 90th birthday with a symposium beginning at 1 p.m. in the Colloquium Room of the Photonics Center (8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston).  The event is free and […]

The Life of [Kerin] Riley

CAS Junior Kerin Riley left for Dublin on January 20 for 4 months to study at Dublin City University and intern at an international law firm. Riley is chronicling her experiences, good and bad, on her blog The Life of [Kerin] Riley which hosts messages to family and friends at home, pictures from her travels, […]

Men’s basketball takes center stage at Madison Square Garden

On what many fans call the biggest stage in college sports, the Boston University men’s basketball team will square off against the Albany Great Danes tonight at Madison Square Garden.  With tip-off set for 9:30 p.m, the Terriers (12-13, 7-4 AE) will be competing in the first-ever America East match-up at MSG.