I am a faculty-in-residence at 33 Harry Agganis Way (StuVi2) in apartment 2302. My weekly open hours are on Wednesday, 8pm-11pm. The weekly open hours involve making Sargent Choice recipes as the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen (SCTK).

There is typically a work study dietetics intern who helps with making these delicious recipes.

StuVi2 Sargent Choice Test Kitchen Schedule for Spring 2016 will be held on Wednesdays. The schedule is:

9/7: Zucchini Quinoa Lasagna

9/14: Eggplant Parmesan with Sigal Vax discussing Readiness for Rehabilitation – how to facilitate engagement

9/28: Creamy Polenta Bowl with Oven-Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini

10/5:  Rice Pudding with Jennifer Culbert, MS, RD, LDN,
Registered Dietitian, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center

10/19:  Farfalle with Broccoli, Olives, and Feta

10/26:  Cauliflower Chickpea Tacos with Emmet Golden-Marx discussing Searching the Skies: The hunt for Galaxy Clusters Early in the Universe

11/2: Sweet Potato and Caramelized Onion Hash with Baked Eggs with Tamara Barboza discussing Brookline Emergency Preparedness Buddy.

11/9:  Buttermilk Scones with Ethan Sobel from BU Hillel playing the cello

11/16:  Pumpkin Pie

11/30:  Roasted Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

12/7:    Karen’s Beloved Potato Latkes

***Sargent Choice Test Kitchen Stories***

Thank you to Alexa Lamanna for writing this article about the Sargent Choice Test Kitchen: https://alexalamanna.wordpress.com/2016/02/05/event-story-sargent-choice-test-kitchen/

The Sargent Choice Test Kitchen was featured in an article in BUToday: http://www.bu.edu/today/2014/sargent-choice-test-kitchen-serves-up-community/

The Sargent Choice Test Kitchen was featured in an article in the BU Daily Free Press:


A photograph of making Sargent Choice fudgy black bean brownies was posted in BU Today at: http://www.bu.edu/today/closeup/sargent-choice-test-kitchen/

I was featured in a video on the Boston University website about my work as a faculty-in-residence.

A Sargent Choice Test Kitchen recipe, crispy baked zucchini wedges was featured on a Cindy’s Kitchen video:


The Quad Let Me Just Tell You…By Nicole Seese • October 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm


Rochelle Li wrote an interesting article about my open hours for her journalism class:


Karen and Bianca were featured on Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen in a blog post and podcast.

*********Sunset Yoga & Sunset Zumba********

Karen’s  special fall 2016 activity includes hosting monthly Sunrise yoga.  Join Kailey on Thursday mornings from 6:30-7:30 am for a free vinyasa (flow) yoga class at StuVi2 room 224 (2nd floor). Bring your BU ID, a mat or towel, wear comfortable clothing, and get ready to sweat and stretch! All levels are welcome.


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