E-bulletin for week of 9/18/11

CC101: Jennifer Knust on Genesis (9/20)
CC105, Tuesday: Tereasa Brainerd on relativity (9/20)
CC105, Thursday: Forum — Is the world deterministic? (9/22)
CC201: Jodi Cranston on Michelangelo (9/20)
CC203: Thomas Barfield on The Muqaddimah (9/22)

A reminder to alumni — if you will be in Boston during a scheduled course lecture, and would like to sit in, email core@bu.edu and let us know. It is often possible to join the audience as a guest.

THE CORE WRITING CENTER is now open; tutors will be available for half-hour appointments Monday through Friday, 10-1 and 2-4. Students may visit the Core office, CAS 119, to sign up for a session, or email core@bu.edu to request an appointment.


  • TODAY, 9/19: “How to Engage Professors”. Professors Cirulli, Kalt, and Nelson will lead a workshop for students to learn strategies for academic success, including how to get to know their professors better, how to use office hours effectively, and how to best participate in class. 4-6 PM, in CAS room 203. Refreshments will be provided; first-year students are especially encouraged to attend.
  • Friday, 9/23: Core in the City Trip to the Semitic Museum. Prof. Kyna Hamill will lead a trip to Harvard Square, where students will be given a guided tour of the Harvard Semitic Museum. Students should bring fare money for the T; leaving from CAS 119 at 3 PM. RSVP at http://on.fb.me/Core-F11-4.
  • Saturday, 9/24: Core in the City Theater Night, “Candide”: Students in CC201, and juniors and seniors who have graduated from Core, are invited to sign up for one of 25 available tickets. Students will be able to pick up their tickets from the Core office in the days before the performance, and will meet at the Huntington on the night of. More information about the show can be found at http://www.huntingtontheatre.org/season/production.aspx?id=10114.
  • Friday, 9/30: Core in the City at the BPL. Prof. Thornton Lockwood will lead a tour through the Boston Public Library in Copley Square to view John Singer Sargent’s famous mural, “Triumph of Religion.” Students should bring fare money for the T; leaving from CAS 119 at 3 PM. RSVP at http://on.fb.me/Core-F11-5.

Students may RSVP for events by emailing core@bu.edu, by adding their name to the sign-up sheet in CAS 119, or by visiting the RSVP link provided.
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If you have any ideas or comments about future Core activities, please contact Prof. Jennifer Formichelli at jlf@bu.edu.

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