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Book Club

Book Club

The Howard Thurman Center Book Club meets Monday nights from 6 – 7 pm to discuss culturally enlightening and thought-provoking books. Facilitated by graduate intern Sheri Bakare, the group serves as a place for students of all class years to connect over literature.

6:00pm on Monday, November 27th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level

http://www.bu.edu/thurman/programs/book-club/




Tea Time with Peter Edelman

Tea Time with Peter Edelman

Join us in conversation with Georgetown Law Professor Peter Edelman, author of Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America. During President Clinton's first term he was Counselor to HHS Secretary Donna Shalala and then Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. He was a Legislative Assistant to Senator Robert F. Kennedy and was Issues Director for Senator Edward Kennedy's Presidential campaign in 1980. Mr. Edelman is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Law and Public Policy at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and poverty law and is faculty director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality.

2:00pm on Tuesday, November 28th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level

https://edelmanbu.eventbrite.com




Tea Time

Tea Time

Introvert? Extrovert? Listen or speak, come try the new tea of the week! Facilitated by two HTC Student Ambassadors, the Tea Time program invites students from every corner of the campus to come together weekly for some tea snacks and conversation. **During open hours, the Thurman Center also provides hot tea.

3:30pm on Tuesday, November 28th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level




Morbidity and Mortality Conference Series. "A Twist of Fate." Speaker: Samantha Zullow, M.D.

Morbidity and Mortality Conference Series. "A Twist of Fate." Speaker: Samantha Zullow, M.D.

12:00pm on Wednesday, November 29th 2017

L110, 72 East Concord Street




Do I belong here?: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Do I belong here?: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Ever feel like you don't belong? That your success was because of luck, timing or some kind of error? You're not alone- many people have felt this way at one point in their life! Join MISO for a conversation about impostor syndrome and helpful advice about how to overcome this experience. All are welcome! Tea and cookies will be provided. Email miso@bu.edu to RSVP.

5:00pm on Wednesday, November 29th 2017

https://www.facebook.com/groups/BostonUniversityMISO/




Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Join the Howard Thurman Center staff and your fellow Terriers every Friday from 3 – 5 pm to talk about important contemporary topics and tackle some tough questions town-hall style. Sign-up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook to learn the topic of each weekly conversation.

3:00pm on Friday, December 1st 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level




Book Club

Book Club

The Howard Thurman Center Book Club meets Monday nights from 6 – 7 pm to discuss culturally enlightening and thought-provoking books. Facilitated by graduate intern Sheri Bakare, the group serves as a place for students of all class years to connect over literature.

6:00pm on Monday, December 4th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level




Students Actively Moving Forward (AMF) Meeting

Students Actively Moving Forward (AMF) Meeting

Did you know that 1 in 3 college students will experience a loved one’s death or diagnosis of a terminal illness? Students Actively Moving Forward at BU is a student organization that connects and empowers students in the grieving process through peer-led support groups and service events. We are ALWAYS accepting new members and trying to get the word out! This is AMF’s FINAL meeting of the semester, an opportunity to discuss ideas and events for the next (and of course, to celebrate!). Please contact amfbostonuniversity@gmail.com for any questions or for help finding the meeting location.

7:00pm on Monday, December 4th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level

https://www.facebook.com/bostonuniversityamf/




Tea Time

Tea Time

Introvert? Extrovert? Listen or speak, come try the new tea of the week! Facilitated by two HTC Student Ambassadors, the Tea Time program invites students from every corner of the campus to come together weekly for some tea snacks and conversation. **During open hours, the Thurman Center also provides hot tea.

3:30pm on Tuesday, December 5th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level




Coffee & Conversation

Coffee & Conversation

Join the Howard Thurman Center staff and your fellow Terriers every Friday from 3 – 5 pm to talk about important contemporary topics and tackle some tough questions town-hall style. Sign-up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook to learn the topic of each weekly conversation.

3:00pm on Friday, December 8th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level




Brothers United

Brothers United

Brothers United seeks to bring men of color together and enable them to take active roles in the Boston University community. Since its creation in the spring of 2009, this initiative has worked aggressively to provide a better BU experience for these men. Through a focus on unity, leadership and achievement, we hope to strengthen the bonds between men of color and to support our community. For more information, please contact Justin Flynn and Devin Harvin at bubrothersunited@gmail.com

2:00pm on Sunday, December 10th 2017

Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground, 775 Commonwealth Ave Lower Level




PHX Winter Institute Turning Data Into Action

PHX Winter Institute Turning Data Into Action

Join Boston University School of Public Health's Population Health Exchange, January 8-12, 2018 for short, immersive programs open to professionals, from across sectors, with all levels of public health knowledge. This year’s Winter Institute focuses on turning data into action, with program topics including intervention planning, data visualization, SAS, and public health informatics. Registration is now open!

12:00am on Monday, January 8th 2018

https://populationhealthexchange.org/learning-opportunities/winter-institute/




Tentative Date for Grauduate Symposium

Tentative Date for Grauduate Symposium

“Communicating Scholarly Ideas Effectively with the Broader Public” Full day of events with workshops Expecting speaker, Dr. Caroline Levine, David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of the Humanities from the Department of English at Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences.

12:00am on Friday, February 16th 2018

TBA C.R. Campus location