The Martin Institute Presents: Boston 2024 Olympics Community Meeting
Boston 2024 has launched a series of 20 statewide community meetings over 20 weeks to give the public across Massachusetts an opportunity to ask questions, offer ideas, and help shape the bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Stonehill College’s Martin Institute will host a Boston 2024…
The Martin Institute & Food Truth Present: Open Sesame: A Film Screening
About 90 percent of the fruits and vegetables found 100 years ago no longer exist today. Care to learn where your food actually comes from? Join us on April 24th at 11:30 a.m. in Martin Auditorium for a screening of the film Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds and a Q&A session with food activist Martin…
The Martin Institute Presents: Lieutenant Colonel James G. Zumwalt
Retired Marine Lieutenant Colonel James G. Zumwalt will be discussing his book "Bare Feet, Iron Will" on Wednesday, March 25th @ 7:00pm in the Martin Institute Auditorium.
The Martin Institute Presents: State Auditor Suzanne Bump
The Martin Institute at Stonehill College will host Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne Bump on Monday, March 30th at 11:30 a.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, is funded by a generous grant from The Howard Home Fund.
The Martin Institute Presents: House Speaker Robert DeLeo
The Martin Institute at Stonehill College will host Massachusetts House of Representatives House Speaker Robert DeLeo on Tuesday, March 31st at 11:30 a.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, is funded by a generous grant from The Howard Home Fund.
The Martin Institute Presents: Evan Falchuk, founder of the new United Independent Party
On Monday, April 20th at 11:30am, the Martin Institute for Law & Society will host Evan Falchuk, founder of the new United Independent Party in Massachusetts.
The Joseph W. Martin Institute for Law & Society was established in memory of Joseph Martin Jr. (1884-1968), the former Speaker of the House of Representatives. As a Congressman representing a nearby district, Speaker Martin had a close relationship with the College and received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree in 1955. Upon Speaker Martin's death in 1968, the College acquired his papers and documents.
In 1986, President Ronald Reagan signed into law legislation for the creation of an institute at Stonehill College in Martin's honor. Joseph W. Martin Institute for Law & Society was constructed by Stonehill in 1990 with Congressional funding.