Tagged: alum

Postcards to the Core: From Bari, August 2018

                Oh boy, more mail! We’ve just heard from BU and Core alum Peter Michelli, currently doing research in southern Italy. Dear Stephanie, Cliff, Rose and Zach, Sending Regards from Bari where I’m on my first (!) archival trip! (And they let me in!) Sincerely, Peter Michelli   […]

Postcards To The Core: from Washington, D.C., July 2018

                We are delighted to receive our first postcard of the summer! This one comes from Core alum and rising junior Hannah Jew, currently interning in Washington, D.C. Hello Core, Everything is beautiful at the ballet… and everything is swampy in D.C. My internship is going nicely, but […]

Postcards to the Core: from Madrid, April 2018

Exciting news: We have received word back from one of our students studying abroad in Madrid! This postcard comes to us from recent Core alum Kassandra Round, who has been very missed at the Core office. Dear Core, I have been in Madrid for almost 3 months and it has been an amazing experience. I […]

Alum Advice: Prescription #1

We asked our Core Alumni what succinct advice they could offer to new Core students as strategies for success in CC101. Here are some highlights: A wise man, Brian Jorgensen, once said, “Read the books, go to class.” I remember those words at my first CC101 lecture in Fall 1996. ~ Kim Santo (Core 1998, CAS/SED […]

Biological research by Core Alum Martha Muñoz

Core alumna Martha Muñoz has recently been involved in some very interesting evolutionary research! Here the Core has laid out some of the information Martha provides on her own page: I am studying how behavior can simultaneously impede and impel evolution in different traits in the lizard, Anolis cybotes, a species that ranges from sea level […]

See the new Core T-shirts!

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Discoveries Lecture Series Presents: Pricing Looks, Pricing Gender

Fashion modeling is one of a handful of occupations in which women routinely earn more than men, commanding wage premiums up to 75 percent. But why—and at what cost? Assistant Professor of Sociology Ashley Mears will lead us through an exploration of the economics of the modeling industry, drawing on ethnographic data from within the […]