Tagged: Community

WPA Literature-Related Poster #1

The Core would like to share an interesting source of literature-related art: The Federal Art Project, the visual arts arm of the WPA program from August 29, 1935 until June 30, 1943. The FAP commissioned unemployed artists, including Jackson Pollack, to create public service posters, murals and paintings. The paintings depict various programs and projects sponsored […]

Temple Sinai Poetry Festival

The Core delves into the literary works of diverse cultures, and students are always encouraged to widen their horizons. An opportunity to do this is the upcoming Annual Jewish Poetry Festival, on Sunday, February 3rd, from 2:00pm-4:00pm, at Temple Sinai, Brookline, MA. It will include a reading and discussion of poems by Jewish poets within Temple […]

Help a Friend of the Core

On Tuesday, BU Today reported the frightening story of Will Lautzenheiser, a former BU student who lost his limbs to a terrible infection and has come back to Boston for rehabilitation. During his time at BU, Will was a devoted student of English and the Core. As a teaching and research assistant and as a […]

RA Positions: Core House & Core Floor

Core sophomores and juniors who are interested in applying for the position of RA in one of the Core Floors in Warren Towers or in the Core House at 141 Carlton Street (South Campus, just over the St. Mary’s Street bridge), should note the following application deadlines: If you are planning to study abroad next […]

Workshop for Core students: “Engaging Professors”

In the workshop “Engaging Professors”, Core students will learn how to interact most effectively with professors in order to succeed in the Core Curriculum and in other classes at BU. First-year students are especially encouraged to attend. When: Monday, September 19, 2011, 4 PM Where: College of Arts & Sciences, Room 203 Hosted by Prof. […]