Tagged: alumni

Photos from the Winterfest Reception

Many former students folks stopped by the Core office for an EnCore reunion on February 26, during the annual Winterfest festival. In the photo above, Katherine Lochery (CAS ’11), Lindsey Gould (CAS ’10), and Prof. Alex Coverdill (CC105/106) catch up. EnCore steering committee member Joe Sacchi (CAS ’08) can be seen peeking out from behind […]

Postcards to the Core: from Spain

¡Hola Core Family! I traveled to London with some friends last weekend and actually got to see this painting in person! I also ran into about half of BU at the dorms there, haha. I hope you all are doing well and the freshmen are continuing on to their second year in the fall. I’ll […]

Tonight: EnCore Book Club reads Hemingway

A reminder to Boston-area alumni, that the EnCore Book Club will be convening this evening, Wednesday, March 2, at 6 PM in the BU Alumni Lounge at 595 Commonwealth Avenue, to discuss their reading of The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway. If you were unable to make the previous EnCore Book Club meetings, or […]

Postcards to the Core: from Paris

Dear Core, Hola! I am on a mini-break from Paris, in Madrid right now, where I had the treat of spending the day in the Prado. Velázquez and Goya close up are really an experience. I never really “got” the singular appeal of Las meninas or The 2nd of May until I was there, in […]

More memories of Prof. Devlin

Additional messages came in over the weekend from alumni who wish to express their condolences to the friends and family of Professor James Devlin, and to share memories of having him as a teacher and a friend. Dr. Devlin is an unforgettable man. As an 18-year old student sitting in his CC101, I found him […]

More memories of Prof. Devlin

Additional messages came in over the weekend from alumni who wish to express their condolences to the friends and family of Professor James Devlin, and to share memories of having him as a teacher and a friend. I feel so sad; what a loss for everyone. Professor Devlin was so inspiring and one of my […]

Remembering Prof. Devlin

In response to the news that Professor James Devlin, a founding member of the Core and a beloved part of the campus community, passed away earlier this week, many alumni wrote in to express their appreciation for him, as a teacher, a mentor, and a friend. Prof. Jorgensen will be forwarding these and other messages […]

Core student authors first Bhutanese cookbook

This summer, Core student Erik Nagamatsu (Core ’11, CAS ‘13) released Foods of the Kingdom of Bhutan. This book, which Erik co-authored with his father, is the first cookbook ever devoted to the cuisine the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan.  Core student employees John McCargar and Tom Farndon sat down with Erik to talk about the […]

A new dimension in Van Gogh’s paintings

Over at the Artcyclopedia, edited by John Malyon, a new slideshow has appeared, showcasing versions of 12 paintings by Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh which have been digitally manipulated to look like photos of three-dimensional models. In tilt-shift photography, a special lens is used which lends the illusion that a photo is of a […]

“The Sun and the Moon have no choice in their existence”

In her essay for the Spring 2010 issue of the Core Journal, Fabiana Cabral explicates Emily Dickinson’s poem, “It Sifts from Leaden Sieves,” in which–Cabral argues–Dickinson is declaring man’s mortality as a kind of freedom: The Sun and the Moon have no choice in their existence. As eternal figures, they must remain in the sky […]