Chefs on the Hill

World-renowned chefs Wolfgang Puck, Daniel Boulud and Dan Barber were on campus May 3 to participate in a panel discussion, moderated by Corby Kummer of The Atlantic.

Dan Barber talking about going into food from a life at Tufts on Twitpic

The discussion touched on their backgrounds, their careers and making names for themselves before social media. Junior Joshua Kapelmen commented via twitter:

This talk with @tuftsculinary is one of the best I’ve been to at Tufts. Puck, Boulud and Barber talking about entrepreneurship and life

Following the discussion, those lucky enough to get tickets enjoyed a brunch in the Coolidge Room of Ballou Hall. Chef Daniel Boulud snapped a few photos at the brunch, including this one of his daughter Alix, a current Tufts undergrad.

If you missed the event, our tweeted recap is right here.

Sponsored by: Experimental College, Tufts Dining Services, Tufts Culinary Society, and Programming Board.

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From Nixon to Obama

On April 25, noted journalist and author Bob Woodward was on campus to speak as part of the Snyder President’s Lecture Series. Woodward’s talk was titled “From Nixon to Obama.” He spoke and answered questions on Watergate, the American presidency and the field of investigative journalism.

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The Legacy of Women Pop Artists

On Feb. 24, in reference to the exhibit Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958-68, Tufts University Art Gallery hosted a panel discussion addressing the impact and legacy of women artists active during the 1960s.

The panelists were Kalliopi Minioudaki, independent art historian and curator; Catherine Morris, curator at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum; and Idelle Weber, artist. The panel discussion was introduced by Amy Schlegel, director, Tufts University Art Gallery, and moderated by Noit Banai, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University.

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