Lenten confessions in Gasson 100 today
There will be a Lenten Prayer Service of Reconciliation today at 5:15 p.m. in Gasson 100. Priests will be available for confession following the service.
Laetitia Blain to be honored Monday
The University Chaplaincy will hold a farewell celebration in honor of Musician-in-Residence Laetitia Blain on Monday, April 3 from 4-6 p.m. in Gasson 100. The event will mark her 25 years of music and ministry at the University.
April 7 lecture will focus on internment
Donna Kiyo Nagata, a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, will present a lecture titled "The Long-term Multigenerational Legacies of the Japanese-American Internment: A Psychological Perspective" on Friday, April 7, from 3-5 p.m. in Fulton 245.
Nagata will discuss the enduring effects of captivity on the 120,000 Japanese-Americans incarcerated during World War II, and its impact on their offspring.
The talk is sponsored by the Psychology Department, Asian-American Studies Program, Lynch School of Education and American Studies Program.
Race to benefit Jimmy Fund
The inaugural BC MBA Challenge 5K Road Race around campus will be held Saturday, April 8 to benefit the Jimmy Fund.
Registration will begin at 10 a.m. adjacent to Alumni Stadium, followed by warm-ups at 11:15 a.m. The race will begin at noon for runners, and 12:15 p.m. for walkers.
The pre-registration fee is $12, or $15 on the day of the race.
To register, or for more information, visit the World Wide Web site http://www.geocities.com/bcmbachallenge or call the Boston College Graduate Management Association at ext.2-1057.
Author Frances Lappé speaks April 13
Frances Moore Lappé, co-founder of the Center for Living Democracy, will present a lecture titled "Return to Diet for a Small Planet: What Have We Learned in 30 Years?" on Thursday, April 13, at 4:30 p.m. in Fulton 510.
A visiting scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lappé is best known for her 1971 book, Diet for a Small Planet , which has sold more than 3 million copies.
The lecture is being sponsored by the Boston College Chapter of Alpha Kappa Delta, the international Sociology Honor Society.
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