Post Tagged with: "Copley Formal Lounge"

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Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) spoke in Copley Formal about the importance of health care and current issues facing American democracy.

Joe Kennedy Warns US Democracy Is Unhealthy

Partisan divides have weakened U.S. democracy, Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) said at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday. Kennedy is a third-term congressman representing the 4th District of Massachusetts who delivered the Democratic Party’s response to the State of the Union this year. Prior to being elected[Read More…]

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
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The Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted a talk with Senior Adviser to President Obama Valerie Jarrett, moderated by IPPS fellow Buffy Wicks, in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday.

Jarrett Talks White House Tenure

Senior Adviser to President Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett discussed her 24-year-long career, the White House’s top priorities and her daily life in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday. The Institute of Politics and Public Service organized the event, moderated by IPPS Fellow Buffy Wicks, who was a strategist on both Obama’s[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Lannan Center Writer-in-Residence Recounts Tales of Youth

Lannan Center Writer-in-Residence Recounts Tales of Youth

Tope Folarin, the Caine Prize Winner for African Writing, read his short story “Miracle” aloud to a packed audience at Copley Formal Lounge on Feb. 11. Folarin, a Lannan Center Writer-in-Residence, read the entirety of “Miracle,” which details his upbringing as a son of two Nigerian citizens in the United States. This piece explores an[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News
History Viewed From the President’s Side

History Viewed From the President’s Side

Former Director of the U.S. Secret Service Brian Stafford spoke in Copley Formal Lounge Monday, describing the close calls and working relationship with four presidents during his 33-year career in the organization. “I had a front row seat to history,” Stafford said. Stafford began his time in the organization after returning[Read More…]

by November 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Wikipedia Founder Decries Hostility Online

Wikipedia Founder Decries Hostility Online

Discussing online civility and digital discourse, the creators of Wikipedia and CiviliNation emphasized the importance of a healthy online culture that will discourage harassment Monday in Copley Formal Lounge. Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, and Andrea Weckerle, founder of CiviliNation, drew a crowd of about 200 students, faculty and others[Read More…]

by June 13, 2011 0 comments Campus News