Monthly Archives: March 2011

Live from SXSW Interactive 2011: Introduction & Preview

What does the future of technology, social media and the Web look like? What are the trends and tools we should be mindful of in 2011? How can we separate the helpful from the hype? Most of all, how can we use this information to our benefit here at Boston University? I’ve just arrived in […]

The Washington Perspective: Foreign Policy in 2011

Event: P.J. Crowley – The Washington Perspective: Foreign Policy in 2011 Host: College of Communication (COM) Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011 Time: 12 – 2 p.m. Place: COM student lounge (640 Commonwealth Ave.) Admission: Free and open to the public P.J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Public Affairs, U.S. Dept. of State, is the public […]

BU Quad Bucket List #2: Splurge on a great meal

By Stephen Maouyo, the Quad writer When I look back on my time at Boston University, it seems that there’s very little I did outside of school that didn’t involve spending money.  Lots of it.  See, I have two speeds when it comes to money management: complete saver or complete spender.  And, since only about 0.072% of the […]

Can leaks threaten our democracy?

It’s the flip side of the WikiLeaks story. Should the media be prosecuted for publishing classified information that might jeopardize national security? Hosted by the College of Communication (COM), come hear from Gabriel Schoenfeld, author of the new book, Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media and the Rule of Law. Event: Can Leaks Threaten Our Democracy? Host: College […]

SED hosting Deaf Deaf World event tonight

SED‘s Deaf Studies Program is hosting an expected 300 attendees for their Deaf Deaf World (DDW) event tonight from 5-7 in the GSU’s Metcalf Ballroom.  The event will be is an opportunity for ASL, Deaf Studies and Deaf Education graduate students to step out and begin to experience and appreciate Deaf Culture and learn about […]

Month-long women’s film festival starts tonight

Women’s studies is hosting month-long film festival WOMEN TAKE THE REEL: A film festival celebrating Women’s History Month, along with their Graduate Consortium (GCMS) counterparts (MIT, Boston College, Brandeis University, Harvard University, Northeastern University, Simmons College and UMass Boston), starting tonight with a screening of Never Perfect by Regina Park at MIT.  On Tuesday, March […]

PR Advanced: Be the Change

On Saturday, February 26, I attended PRSSA’s PR Advanced Conference: Be the Change. Attended by students from 22 different US colleges, the conference featured some of the brightest minds from the top public relations agencies from around the country. The day kicked off with an inspiring keynote speech by Jon Iwata, IBM’s Senior Vice President […]

BU Quad Bucket List #1: Party Favors, a hidden gem

By Lauren Hockenson, Publisher & Co-Founder of the Quad Just when I thought it was going to be springtime in Boston, Old Man Winter comes back in full-force. It’s days like these where I need to treat myself to something that satisfies my sweet tooth and puts a comforting sensation in my belly. Yes, everyone, I’m […]