Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series to Launch

Published on Friday, February 20th, 2009

Becker College is proud to announce the Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series, to launch Tuesday, March 24 in the newly renovated Daniels Hall, in the Borger Academic Building, 9 Washburn Square, Leicester, Mass.

The Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series is a public forum that invites scholars and professionals to present lectures on topics of interest and importance to the Becker College community. All lectures in the series are open to the Becker College community and to the general public at no charge. RSVPs to are encouraged, as seating is limited. Call 508-373-9460 for more information.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 2:30 p.m.
Bullying and Cyberbullying in Massachusetts
Elizabeth Englander, Ph.D.

Dr. Elizabeth Englander is a professor of psychology and the founder and director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at Bridgewater State College.

Tuesday, March 31, 2009 7:00 p.m.
The U.S. Economy: How Scared Should We Be?
Bill Cheney, Ph.D.

Dr. Cheney is chief economist for John Hancock Financial Services and MFC Global Investment Management.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 7:00 p.m.
Substance Abuse in Society and Its Impact on the Criminal Justice System
Hon. Milton Raphaelson

Judge Raphaelson is a retired justice of the Massachusetts District Court.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009 7:00 p.m.
Bats, Balls and Budgets
Jorg Bassiacos

Mr. Bassiacos is executive vice president and general manager of the Worcester Tornadoes professional baseball club.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 7:00 p.m.
Animals Make Us Human
Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

Dr. Grandin is a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, a livestock handling expert and well-known author.

Thursday, April 16, 2009 7:00 p.m.
A Screening of the Short Film "Glacier Bay" Followed by Conversation with the Cast
Colleen Murphy ’81 along with Dorothy Bryce and James Noble

Ms. Murphy, co-founder of Open the Gate Pictures LLC, is an actress and producer.