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Landing a Job in International Development

Dec 18 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

International Development is a growing and exciting field to start a fruitful and fulfilling career. But how do you break into the field? Whether experienced or a newcomer to the field, the FPA International Development Global Career Boot Camp can help you launch a career with a global reach.

Acting Director of Peace Corps, Carrie Hessler-Radelet, will help celebrate BU's Master's International's 25th anniversary

Nov 16 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Boston University School of Public Health is pleased to invite you to a special event we are holding during International Education Week, to honor the 25th Anniversary of BU School of Public Health (SPH) Master’s International (MI) program, on Friday, Nov 16th from 2-3pm, in Crosstown Building, CT460 (4th Floor), at 801 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA.
In 1987, BU SPH began a collaboration with the US Peace Corps, that combined the Master of Public Health degree with follow on service in the US Peace Corps.  BU SPH was the second MI program in the country, but the first in public health.

Not My Life, free documentary on global child trafficking

Nov 28 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm


The U.S. Fund for UNICEF invites you to the free and public screening of the film "Not My Life" on November 28th at the Revere Hotel. Director Robert Bilheimer's acclaimed documentary explores the global problem of child trafficking and features inspiring testimony from survivors. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Liz Walker featuring Susan Bissell of UNICEF and Lina Nealon of Demand Abolition.

The event is from 6:00-8:30pm at the Revere Hotel, Theatre 1, 200 Stuart St, Boston MA.

To RSVP, please email Leigh Forbush at by November 24th. 


Book signing - Mark Shriver '86 on his recent memoir "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver"

Nov 1 2012 - 7:30pm

Book signing - Mark Shriver '86 on his recent memoir "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver"

Hogan Campus Center/Hogan Ballroom

College of the Holy Cross, Worcester

Please join us for a free, public lecture by Holy Cross alumnus Mark Shriver '86 on his recent memoir "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver." A book signing will follow the talk; books will be available for sale at the event. 

Join us for a taste of Nigeria in November!

Nov 15 2012 - 6:30pm

Location: Suya Joint, 25 Poplar St. , Roslindale, MA 02131 (Close to Forest Hills on the Orange Line)
Date: Thursday, November 15th
Time: 6:30 

Please be prepared to pay in cash. Main dishes range from $10-$15. To find out more information and to look at the menu go to:

Visit the Boston Harbor Islands

Jun 23 2012 - 11:00am

Please join BARPCV for a day on Georges Island, part of the Boston Harbor Islands on June 23rd (Saturday)

We will meet at Long Wharf North in Boston (by the Aquarium) to buy tickets and take the 11:00am ferry to Georges Island, the tickets are $15 round trip, children 11 and under are free.

There are walking trails, a fort to explore, a museum, as well as picnic areas and a snack bar. It is very family friendly. The ferries return to Boston every hour (on the half-hour) until 6:30pm. Tickets can be bought online or at the ticket counter at Long Wharf. Please feel free to join us later in the day if you would like to take a later ferry to the Island.

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