Posts by: Lauren Davalla

SED’s Amy Baltzell on CBS Sunday Morning

From Joan Salge Blake:

Do you know what a serving of wine looks like?  Joan explains that the look of wine glasses can be deceiving:

Today is Sweater Vest Tuesday @ SED

Ok, this might sound strange, but we’re hearing a lot about sweater vests lately. Yes, sweater vests. Apparently they’re making a comeback on campus…? If you’re here and you want to join the craze, go to the SED lobby TODAY at 3 PM (wearing your sweater vest, of course).

Healthcare? What about education?

Hear School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman’s thoughts on the Healthcare Bill: He can be reached at 617-353-3213 or

Boston Ballet Dance Spotlight Tonight

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will host a Dance Spotlight with the Boston Ballet tonight at 7:00 PM in the Tsai Performance Center (685 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston). The event will include an advanced look at Boston Ballet’s upcoming production of Jiri Kylian’s Black and White including excerpts from the world’s foremost contemporary choreographer.  The […]

Challenges and Opportunities Discussion

Today at 3:30 PM the School of Education (SED) is hosting a mini-conference entitled “Challenges and Opportunities” in the lobby of Two Silber Way.  Remarks will be made by SED Dean Hardin Coleman and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Deputy Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Accountability, Partnerships and Assistance Karla Brooks Baehr, EdD.

Measuring Calories on the iPhone

Nutrition graduate student Larry Istrail recently launched an innovative new iPhone Application called PhotoCalorie allowing users to snap photos of their snacks and meals, enter a short description, and track their calorie intakes.  The App, which is currently offered to Apple customers free of charge, also allows users to keep a visual food journal which […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

President Obama reportedly has high cholesterol… Michele says it’s from too many burgers.   How about a bean burrito instead? Here’s why: Beauty and the Beans.

Best Weight Loss Advice You’ve Never Heard

Joan Salge Blake contributed to an eye-opening piece that is finally offering dieters tips other than “eat more veggies,” including Joan’s idea: “Weight Loss Tip No. 7: Downsize Your Dinnerware:  Experts say they’ve seen it again and again: The larger your plate, the more you’re likely to put on it. So serving your meals on […]

The Boston University Art Gallery Presents: The Shape of Abstraction

Opening reception tonight at 6:00 PM at 855 Commonwealth Avenue; free and open to the public!