Events on the Hill — Week of March 12

Students enjoy a sunny afternoon on the President's Lawn on April 11, 2017. Seohyun Shim / The Tufts Daily


“Public Lecture: Acting Regional Administrator of the U.S. General Services Admin”

Details: The Department of Urban and Environmental Planning (UEP) is hosting Glenn Rotondo, acting regional administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration, as part of their colloquium series. Lunch will be provided.

Where and when: Crane Room, Paige Hall; 12–1 p.m.

The Swiss Case: How Federalism, Neutrality, and Direct Democracy Shape Foreign Policy

Details: Martin Dahinden, Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States, will discuss democracy and foreign policy. He delivered a lecture at Tufts about humanitarian and armed action in 2014.

Where and when: Cabot 702; 12–2 p.m.


Glasses for Good: A Conversation with Warby Parker’s Neil Blumenthal

Details: Tisch College will host a conversation with Neil Blumenthal (LA ’02) about socially conscious business. Blumenthal is co-founder and co-CEO of the Warby Parker eyewear brand.

Where and when: Chase Center, Carmichael Hall; 12–1:15 p.m.


The Fourth Industrial Revolution: A Talk with Michael Granoff

Details: TAMID at Tufts is hosting Michael Granoff, Tufts alumnus and founder of Maniv Investments, who will speak about clean energy and business.

Where and when: Granoff Hillel Center; 8–9 p.m.


Behrakis Family Endowed Lecture Series: Greece Minister for Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias”

Details: As part of the Behrakis Family Endowed Lecture Series, is hosting Greece’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, who will speak about his experience shaping Greece’s international policy.

Where and when: ASEAN Auditorium, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; 8–9 p.m.