free speaker series at Lasell college

FREE The Presidential Speaker Series at Lasell College

The speaker series called The Presidential Speaker Series consists of presentations held throughout the academic year that bring highly regarded and compelling professionals from various fields to the Lasell College campus to help enrich our community.

FREE The Presidential Speaker Series at Lasell College

These events are open to the entirety of the Lasell community including our Newton neighbors, alumni, friends, faculty and staff. The events are free of charge and are generally held on Wednesday nights. The evening includes pre-presentation refreshments and hors d’oeuvres as well as a Q&A session with the presenter.

free speaker series at Lasell college

This fall we have 3 wonderful speakers programmed:

  1. Wednesday, Oct. 21st: Dr. Jay Bradner from Dana Farber/Harvard Medical School who will speak about his research in finding a cure for cancer and his thoughts about open source drug discovery
  2. Wednesday, Nov. 4th: Dr. Jerry Goldberg from The Conversation Project
  3. Wednesday, Nov. 18th: Dr. Warner Slack of Harvard Medical School who will address the pitfalls of standardized testing (SATs etc.) in accurately measuring student’s future success
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