Monday Morning Update

September 2, 2019


WELCOME BACK: On Wednesday, the new academic year got underway at Convocation, which welcomed the Class of 2023, featured a keynote address by Mathematics Professor Timothy Woodcock ’93 and saw Education Professor Karen Anderson honored with the Louise F. Hagerty Award for Excellence in Teaching. Find out more.

FED FAST FACTS: Interested in Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eric Rosengren’s talk on the economy tomorrow on campus? While spots are still available, you can register here. Can’t attend? Watch it live on YouTube. Ahead of Rosengren’s visit, we asked Economics Professor Hossein Kazemi for insight on the Federal Reserve System and he gave us six fast facts. Take a look.

SCIFI EXPERIENCE: Students in the Meehan School of Business go where knowledge lives and recently finance students and Professor Michael Mullen spent three days at a Wall Street workshop as part of the Stonehill College Investment Finance Initiative (SCIFI), which included participating in the closing bell ceremony at the Nasdaq stock exchange. Learn more.

HIDDEN GEM: That’s what WBZ News Radio recently called the College’s Ames Shovel Collection, which has 783 shovels of varying design and purpose, from industrial to military, dating back to 1774. Dig this.

PULITZER PRIZE: The first recipient of the College’s Outstanding Alumnus Award, Gerry O’Neill ’64, died recently after a remarkable career as an investigative journalist/editor with The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team. A Pulitzer award-winner and best-selling author, O’Neill is best-known for reporting on Boston crime boss, James “Whitey” Bulger. Read our remembrance.

THIS WEEK ON THE HILL
SPEAKER: ERIC ROSENGREN
The Meehan School of Business welcomes Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren to speak on the economy and monetary policy. Register here and livestream here if you can't make it.
Tue., Sep. 3 | 4:30-6:30 PM | McCarthy Auditorium

DISCUSSION FEATURING RAHSAAN D. HALL

This discussion with the ACLU'S Rahsaan D. Hall will look at the seamless thread that runs from this nation’s history of slavery, Jim Crow and the war on drugs to mass incarceration and the looming threat of privatization and machine learning.  
Thu., Sep. 5 | 6-7:30 PM | Martin Institute Auditorium

SPORTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK
9/5: W. Tennis v. U. New Haven
9/7: M. Tennis v. Assumption; M. Tennis hosts Stonehill Doubles Invitational; W. Volleyball v. U. of the Sciences in Philadelphia

Click here for a schedule that includes all sports

Do you remember Petunia, terror of the deep? We profiled her and her guppy friends this week last year. Take a look! Thank you for reading, we'll see you next week!