On Sunday afternoon, BC Bikes and O’Neill Library co-hosted a barbecue in the Modulars to promote a pilot bike share that could come to campus next fall.
On Thursday night, Climate Justice Boston College gathered outside of President Father Leahy’s house to protest the University’s investment in fossil fuels. CJBC also held a vigil for climate refugees around the world.
On Thursday night, environmentalist Bill McKibben spoke about his experiences in the field and how politicians, businessmen, and Pope Francis address environmental issues.
Student ambassadors of the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) screened “Chasing Ice,” a film that follows nature photographer James Balog BC ’74, on Monday to promote awareness for climate change.
MIT professor Tavneet Suri talked to students on Thursday about M-Pesa, a mobile money service, which primarily functions in Kenya.
On Wednesday evening, Lu Pin spoke about how Chinese feminists use social media to spread their message of gender equality.
On Tuesday evening, Emmy-nominated documentary maker Julie Winoker talked about traveling across the country with a table to get students to engage in political discussions.
Paul Farmer, co-founder and chief strategist of international non-profit organization Partners in Health, will be speaking at BC on March 22 to talk about controversies in healthcare.