Category: General Announcements

Tonight: Open House at the Core House!

On Tuesday January 29th- today!- the doors of the Core House will be open to any student interested in learning mroe about life in this specialty housing area. The Core House RA, Caitlin Outterson, invites Core students to drop in between 5-7pm to explore the common areas, peek into rooms, chat with residents, and ask […]

LANDMARKS SERIES: Machiavelli’s The Prince After 500 Years

On February 6th, there will be a lecture on Machiavelli’s The Prince, by the great Michael Ignatieff, Edward Muir, and James Johnson. It will be located in the Photonics Building, Room 206, 8 St. Mary’s Street, and will last from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. The Core encourages students to attend this event, as these inspiring speakers will undoubtedly shed […]

Summer Program in Athens, Greece

The Core Curriculum and the Department of Classical Studies invite you to consider studying with us this summer in Athens, Greece. The program will consist of two courses to be taught on the beautiful campus of Deree: The American College of Greece, situated in the Agia Paraskevi suburb of Athens.  Students will study the Greek […]

The James Patrick Devlin Memorial Award

The James Devlin Award, in memory of one of the Core’s first and most inspiring lecturers and classroom teachers, is for two second-semester freshmen who have done outstanding work in the Core and plan to continue in one or both of its sophomore courses. It was always Professor Devlin’s strong belief that it is in […]

TONIGHT at the Castle: Hawkins on Birk’s Dante

This evening, Professor Peter Hawkins of Yale University will speak on “America’s Underworld: Sandow Birk’s Divine Comedy.” Birk is a painter who illustrated Dante’s Divine Comedy by depicting decadent urban spaces in LA, NY, and San Francisco. 5:30 PM at The Castle, 225 Bay State Road. Refreshments will follow.

Eckel on panel asking, What is Asia?

What Is Asia? A panel discussion, hosted by the Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Featuring Professor David Eckel, Boston University Religion (and director of the Core Curriculum) Professor Robert Hefner, Boston University Anthropology Professor Eugenio Menegon, Boston University History Moderated by Professor Adil Najam, Director of Pardee Center Monday, February 14, […]

Special CC101 lecture tomorrow

CC101 students, please be reminded that you are meeting for lecture at 9:30 AM tomorrow in the Tsai Auditorium for the second and final forays into the world of Greek (and contemporary) mathematics. Prof. Hall’s lecture tomorrow will be on the nature of mathematical proof, with an example from Platonic solids. Current students can view […]

Wiesel’s lecture in CC101

A reminder to CC101 students… Prof. Wiesel will give his lecture on Exodus next Monday, September 27th, at 4 PM in the School of Management Auditorium, room 105. This lecture will replace our normal, Tuesday morning lecture. Although  seating for students in CC101 is a priority, all Core students and alumni are welcome to attend […]