Monday Morning Update

January 22, 2018


WELCOME CENTER WALKTHROUGH: Been wondering what the new Academic and Welcome Center will look like when it's finished? We have a video rending of the finished building! Take a look

MOVE THE PRIMARY?: Should Massachusetts continue to host its primary election in the fall, or move it to earlier in the year? Peter Ubertaccio, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, argues we need to re-think our electoral calendar and move our primary to June. Read Why
 
FESTIVAL FUN: Last week's Winter Festival had it all, a fire pit, s'mores, hot chocolate, spikeball, soccer pool, an incredible ice sculpture, and more! Check out a Snapshot of the festivities.  
 
ENDOWMENT MILESTONE: For the first time in the College's history, our endowment report reached the $200M mark. This incredible feat ensures the College's financial future is secure. We'll have more in the coming weeks! 
 
MASTER'S LAUNCH: The College's new master's degree in integrated marketing communications launched this month! To commemorate the occasion, the inaugural class of students gathered with faculty to kick off the semester! Learn more about the program.

THIS WEEK ON THE HILL

PRESIDENTIAL SYMPOSIUM ON RACIAL JUSTICE IN HIGHER ED 
Watch the livestream of speakers and moderated panels. All are welcome, and can come and go as their schedule allows. 
Mon., Jan. 22 | 1-5 p.m. | Cleary Dining Room | Learn more 
 
"HOW TO WAKE UP" OPENING RECEPTION 
Join us to see the latest Carole Calo Gallery exhibit, a stop motion animation created to explore the extremes of human experience. 
Wed., Jan. 24 | 6:30 p.m. | Carole Calo Gallery 
 
WHAT'S UP: ECONOMICS, RACISM, AND IMMIGRATION 
Join this week's discussion on the President Trump's latest remarks on immigrants and immigration policy. 
Thu., Jan. 25 | 12-1 p.m. | MacPháidín Library DisCo 
 
SPORTS ON CAMPUS 
1/23: Women's Basketball vs. Pace; Men's Basketball vs. Pace 
1/26: Men's Hockey vs. Post 
1/27: Men's Hockey vs. Post 
Click here for a schedule that includes all sports

This week brought by Donahue Hall, which in the 1950s looked out over a very different quad on lower campus than exists today. Thanks for reading!