Posts by: Jennifer McDonald

Art Gallery Opening Today

The Boston University Art Gallery (BUAG) presents American Letterpress: The Art of Hatch Show Print, featuring the work of one of the nation’s oldest printing shops, Nashville, Tennessee’s Hatch Show Print. The exhibition illustrates the fusion of art with popular culture and music history, highlighting the uniquely American posters produced to advertise everything from vaudeville […]

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The Psychology of Coaching Teams Conference

The Institute for Athletic Coach Education (IACE) in the School of Education is hosting a 1-day conference for coaches, directors, and and leaders of youth sport at the Agganis Arena from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM today. Attendees will enjoy a rare opportunity to learn from exceptional sports practitioners who address issues relevant to coaches, […]

Gotlieb Honors Robert B. Parker

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center will host a celebration of the life of noted writer Robert B. Parker, followed by a reception, today 5:30 PM in the Metcalf Ballroom (775 Commonwealth Ave., Second Floor).  His archives, which are housed at the Gotlieb Center, will be exhibited and tributes to Parker’s life will be made […]

The Power of Narrative: Timeless Art in an Urgent Age

The College of Communication is hosting The Power of Narrative: Timeless Art in an Urgent Age today from 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM at the Photonics Center. The conference will explore the power of narrative in today’s media landscape and the timeless techniques of story-telling. Prize-winning writers and editors will discuss narrative in its many […]

Lee Woodruff to Present Meredith E. Drench Lecture

Lee Woodruff will give the 2010 Meredith E. Drench Lecture today at  Sargent College at 5:00 PM. The talk, titled Life Changes in an Instant: A Caregivers Journey,  chronicles the journey of Woodruff’s family after her husband, journalist Bob Woodruff, was injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq. The critically acclaimed story has garnered national […]

Friends Speaker Series Features Richard North Patterson

The Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center presents Richard North Patterson, bestselling author in the realm of the legal-political thriller, today at 5:30 PM at Metcalf Hall (Second Floor of the George Shurman Union). Patterson embarked on his writing career after first establishing himself as a successful lawyer, serving as a liaison for the United States […]

Food and Memory: Biography, Autobiography, and Film

Award-winning chef, television personality and author Jacques Pepin will host “Food and Memory: Biography, Autobiography, and Film”, a panel discussion, reception, and screening of Nora Ephron’s film Julie & Julia today at 6:00 PM at Metcalf Hall (2nd floor of the George Shurman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue). The panel discussion and film screening will explore […]

The Changing Face of Autism in America

The Boston University Alumni Association is hosting The Changing Face of Autism in America today at 5:30 PM in the Backcourt Room of the George Sherman Union. The event will include cocktails and an interactive discussion with five panelists including School of Education Professor and Moderator Tom Cottle. The panelists will explore how research, diagnosis and […]

‘Every Victory Counts’ Program Launched

Sargent College is supporting the Davis Phinney Foundation in its launch of Every Victory Counts, a new program for living well with Parkinson’s. The cornerstone of this program is a progressive, interactive manual designed to inform and inspire people to live well with Parkinson’s and take a more active role in managing the disease. Boston […]