Common ground

snowe bookThe Boston College Carroll School of Management’s Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics will host an appearance and book signing by former US Senator Olympia Snowe on Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. During her 18 years in the Senate, Snowe earned a reputation as one of the Congress’ leading moderates and as a policymaker who focused on efforts to build bipartisan consensus on key issues. She is the author of the book, Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix The Stalemate in Congress (Weinstein Publishing). During her time in the Senate, Snowe worked extensively on a number of issues, such as budget and fiscal responsibility; education, including student financial aid and education technology; national security; women’s issues; health care, including prescription drug coverage for Medicare recipients; welfare reform; oceans and fisheries issues; and campaign finance reform. The Winston Center event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Snowe’s book will be on sale at a 20 percent discount.

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