Posts by: Rebecca Loya

Sargent Choice Night Tonight

Dining Services and the Nutrition & Fitness Center are excited to offer Sargent Choice exclusive options at all of the student dining halls tonight beginning at 5:00 PM.  Sargent Choice only holds these nights once per semester – don’t miss out on a chance to try some delicious, healthy dishes!

Hey Seniors, Check this out

Now that I’m back from Spring Break, I’m faced with a  harsh reality check:  commencement is just around the corner. In fact, exactly 2 months from today we will be filling onto Nickerson Field in those gorgeous red gowns to collect the most important piece of paper we have ever earned. If the very thought […]

Current issues in education: Bullying

Today, SED is honored to welcome Dorothy Espelage, Professor of Child Development and Associate Chair in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, for its Annual Spring Lecture.  Espelage’s research addresses bullying and youth aggression. In light of the recent tragedies here in Massachusetts, the  spring lecture discusses these topics and […]

Youth Sport Coach Development Roundtable

Today  from 9am- 12pm SED’s The Institute for Athletic Coach Education (IACE) is hosting a Youth Sport Coach Development Round table Discussion  to discuss the challenges that exist in developing high quality coaches. Top researchers, youth development experts, and coach trainers will lead discussions and help participants think through possible solutions, and will create a […]

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 […]

Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades

This evening, the Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) is presenting Harold Reddicliffe: Paintings from Three Decades, exploring the body of work created by realist painter and Boston University College of Fine Arts Associate Professor of Painting Harold Reddicliffe. Paintings from Three Decades features over eighty still-life paintings dating back to 1981.  The opening reception starts […]

MLK Leadership Lecture with GA Congressman John Lewis tonight

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center is hosting  Congressman John Lewis (Fifth District, Georgia) tonight for their annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Lecture.  Congressman Lewis is best known for his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960’s and work as a politician and social activist.  He will lecture on his professional experiences […]

A Celebration of African Fiction

Today the literary and cultural magazine AGNI—with cosponsors  the Center for African Studies, the African American Studies Program, and PEN New England—celebrates contemporary African fiction with an afternoon panel discussion and an evening reading and reception. These events feature four voices in African writing: the acclaimed Nigerian novelist Helon Habila; Ugandan writer Doreen Baingana; Caine […]

Reading by John Irving tonight

Tonight, the Creative Writing Program is hosting celebrated novelist John Irving for a reading from his latest book, Last Night in Twisted River (2009) at 7 PM in 640 Commonwealth Avenue (COM 101 – Auditorium).  Irving is the author of beloved favorites such as The World According to Garp (1998) and A Prayer for Owen […]

BU Academy Co-Hosts Educational Forum

Today from 12-5PM, Boston University Academy (BUA), along with Scholar Search Associates, is hosting an Educational Forum for Intellectually Curious Students and their Families in the GSU. The Forum will include presentations and roundtable discussions on timely educational issues, as well as an exhibit hall showcasing various local and national resources. BUA’s forum is the first […]