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Honors Events

February 10, 2014 to February 16, 2014

This week

Mon 2/10: Honors Faculty Lecture: A Cure for Severe Asthma

Tue 2/11: Pizza and Prof: Computing and Governance: Research and a Journey

Wed 2/12: STPEC/CHC Distinguished Lecture Series: "The Crisis of Syria's Refugees in Lebanon"

Wed 2/12: Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Applying to Medical School

Wed 2/12: Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Looking for Adventure

Wed 2/12: Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

Thu 2/13: BIOL 596Z: Amazon Aquatic Ecology Info Session

Thu 2/13: World Film Series: "Throne of Blood"

Mon 2/10: Honors Faculty Lecture: A Cure for Severe Asthma

Wilmore Webley, associate professor of microbiology, presents "A Cure for Severe Asthma: New Hope for the Future."   Asthma is a major public health problem, affecting over 300 million... Read More

Tue 2/11: Pizza and Prof: Computing and Governance: Research and a Journey

Presented by Jane Fountain, Distinguished Professor and Director of the National Center for Digital Government   When the Internet and Web were new in the early 1990s, governments changed… or did... Read More

Wed 2/12: STPEC/CHC Distinguished Lecture Series: "The Crisis of Syria's Refugees in Lebanon"

"The Crisis of Syria's Refugees in Lebanon" Presented by Omar Dahi   This talk will explore the dynamics of the Syrian uprising to better understand the complexity of the current crisis. In addition... Read More

Wed 2/12: Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Applying to Medical School

Thinking about applying to medical school? It’s never too early to start preparing to apply. Join Karen O’Brien from the Pre-Med Advising Office as she describes all the ins and outs of the... Read More

Wed 2/12: Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Looking for Adventure

The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents Looking For Adventure, directed by Kimi Takesue (Peru/USA, 2013, 43 min).   The pleasures, strains, and choreography of group... Read More

Wed 2/12: Undergraduate Research Conference Abstract Submission Deadline

Students who plan to present at the 20th Annual Massachusetts Statewide Undergraduate Research Conference must submit their abstracts for approval by the February 12 deadline in order to be... Read More

Thu 2/13: BIOL 596Z: Amazon Aquatic Ecology Info Session

You are invited to learn more about Biology 596Z: Amazon Aquatic Ecology (4 credits), which is a course that will provide an on-site introduction to the world’s epicenter for aquatic and... Read More

Thu 2/13: World Film Series: "Throne of Blood"

Japan, 1957;  Dir: Akira Kurosawa   A vivid, visceral Macbeth adaptation, Throne of Blood, directed by Akira Kurosawa, sets Shakespeare’s definitive tale of ambition and duplicity in a ghostly, fog-... Read More

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Pettiford to Judge 2014 BusinessWest "40 Under Forty" Nominations

Morgan Opie Selected to Receive Churchill Scholarship

Honors InSight

My 9 to 5 Adventure

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Next week

Mon 2/17 Holiday - Presidents' Day - No Classes

Tue 2/18 ALANA Career Fair

Tue 2/18 The Dictionary as Data: An Alumni Talk with Peter Sokolowski ’92, G’94

Tue 2/18 On-Campus Networking Night

Wed 2/19 Career Blast 2014 Job & Internship Fair

Wed 2/19 U R what you Tweet, Snap, Like and Post—Creating your Digital Brand

Wed 2/19 Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival: Free Angela and All Political Prisoners

Thu 2/20 World Film Series: "The Last Wave"

Thu 2/20 Student Advisory Board Meeting

Sun 2/23 Fourth Annual Du Bois Tribute

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