Posts Tagged: Events

Dates to Save: Thinkers, Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Some dates to save … The New England Council’s Congressional Roundtable Series will feature talks by lawmakers and others in D.C. and New England, including U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) at the Providence Biltmore Hotel on Monday, June 12 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thomas College will host an entrepreneur speaker and networking event on Tuesday, June 13 at the Thomas College Auditoriu...

May Flowers: A Few Events Blooming Around New England

A few calendar items ... Antioch University New England will host "In Bloom in Keene: Promising Practices in Nature-based Early Childhood Education," featuring nationally recognized keynote speakers and workshops by local practitioners on the education and health benefits of being in the natural world with children, on Thursday, May 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cartoonist, rapper and multimedia arti...

April Showers: Some Upcoming Events Around New England

A few calendar items ... Connecticut College will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a kickoff address by assistant professor of Japanese Takeshi Watanabe, followed by a student panel discussion on the role and representation of Asian Americans in the media. The event will takes place in the Cro’s Nest in the College Center at Crozier-Williams on April 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p...

Winter Meetings: Some Upcoming Events in New England

Andrew Young Northeastern University's spring 2016 Myra Kraft Open Classroom will feature public officials and scholars on Shaping Boston’s Future: Aspirations, Opportunities, and Challenges. The free discussions will be held Wednesdays from Jan. 13 to April 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Northeastern's West Village F. The first session to be held Jan. 13 will feature Sara Myerson, executive d...

A Sampling of Coming Events in New England Higher Ed

Jane Goodall Australia's former Prime Minister Julia Gillard will kick off Boston College's fall 2015 Clough Colloquia on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. at Robsham Theater. The fall 2015 Myra Kraft Open Classroom continues at Northeastern University on Wednesday, Sept. 16 with Boston Globe columnist Thomas Oliphant and Cornell University historian Fred Logevall discussing 1960s politics under ...

That’s Excellent! NEBHE Seeking Nominations for 13th New England Higher Education Excellence Awards

Now accepting nominations ...The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) is now seeking nominations for our thirteenth annual New England Higher Education Excellence Awards. Five regional awards and six state merit awards will be presented to the recipients on the evening of Friday, March 4, 2016 in Boston.Nominees should be individuals, programs or organizations in ...

Bridgewater State to Celebrate 175th with Call for Papers on Teacher Prep

Bridgewater State University is celebrating its 175th anniversary as one of the first teacher-preparation institutions in the U.S. Founded by Horace Mann as one of the first "normal" schools in America, the university is hosting a conference on the history of teacher preparation. The conference will be held on March 26, 2015, on the university campus in Bridgewater, Mass.. The college is holding...

Season’s Meetings: A Few Coming Events in New England Higher Ed and Beyond

Economist Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, will deliver the next Shepard Lee lecture on "Full Employment: A Better Bargain for Working People" on Monday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at Portland Public Library’s Rines Auditorium. The University of Massachusetts Cybersecurity Taskforce will meet with corporate leaders at a national cybersecurity event on "Educating...

Meeting Up

Some upcoming events of interest ... Dan Sichel, professor of economics at Wellesley College and former senior official at the U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve, will present The Financial Crisis, the Great Recession, and the Long Road Back at Clark University on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Jefferson Academic Center. Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Commissioner Richard Freeland wi...

With Elections Looming, NE Events Focus on Politics

Beyond the deluge of campaign ads and Super PAC propaganda, the upcoming months promise some more thoughtful political events in New England. Consider ...Northeastern University's Open Classroom Series will feature “Campaign 2012: Policy Advice to the President.” to be held every Wednesday evening from Sept. 5 through Dec. 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the university's West Village F. ...