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October 3, 2013

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Thursday, October 03, 2013

Away For The Summer: Work From The Study Abroad Programs
Suffolk University Gallery presents student work from three distinct Suffolk University Study Abroad Programs –The Italian Journal Program led by Wallace Marosek, Lens on Spain: Photojournalism in Madrid with Kenneth Martin andPainting in Prague directed by Susan Nichter.
All Day LGBTQ History Month
Awareness Month for GLBTQ Communities and History at Suffolk.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour!

Come and stop by the Office of Diversity Services (Archer 481) on Thursday mornings for coffee hour! Enjoy free bagels, snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Asian and Asian-American Studies: Challenges and Opportunities

With Dr. Peter Nien-chu Kiang (江念祖), Director of the Asian-American Studies Program at UMassBoston. He has been helping Asian immigrants into New England to build successful lives for them and their families. He brings both intellectual and street-smart knowledge to this topic.

Free and Open to the Public. Light refreshments will be served.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Alternative Spring Break (ASB) Information Session
Are you interested in joining fellow Suffolk students for a week of service during your spring break? Over one hundred students will have the opportunity to travel to various locations across the United States to volunteer in communities of need. Attend the information session to learn more about the trips and how to apply.
ASB applications available: 9/9/13
ASB applications due: 10/9/13
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Conversation

Practice speaking in English in a supportive environment. Discuss topics of interest, learn new vocabulary and expressions, and gain confidence and improve fluency.

This workshop takes place on Thursdays from 1-1:50pm the Center for Learning and Academic Success (Room 3062), which is located on the second level of the library. Email for more information.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Food for Thought: From Russia with (No) Love
Gay Rights in Russia and the Winter Olympics

Join S.O.U.L.S. and Diversity Services for a conversation about the upcoming Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games and how recent laws in Russia are affecting the LGBTQ community. How will these laws impact the Games and athletes from around the world? Will athletes feel safe at the Games? Should countries boycott the Games because of these laws? Should laws like this prevent a country from hosting the games in the future? We will consider these questions and more at this Food for Thought event.

Pizza will be served.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Psychology Doctoral Faculty Meeting
Meeting of the faculty of the Doctoral program in Clinical Psychology.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Risky Business: "Gangs" and "Problem Youth" in Schools
The Sociology Public Discussion Series presents "Risky Business: 'Gangs' and 'Problem Youth' in Schools." This discussion will explore the labels "gangs" and "problem youth" and their consequences. Speakers will include Professors Carmen Veloria, Erika Gebo, and Carolyn Boyes-Watson from the Department of Sociology. Refreshments will be served.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Seriously Bent Auditions
Come audition for Seriously Bent - Suffolk's improv troupe! Sign ups for auditions are located on the bulletin board outside of the Performing Arts Office on the 4th floor of Donahue. Auditions will be located in Sawyer S135. 
2:30 PM - 3:50 PM TOEFL
Prepare to take the paper-based TOEFL Test. Learn test-taking strategies. Become familiar with the sections of the test (listening, structure and reading), skills needed to do well on each section of the exam, and the types of questions commonly asked. Take practice tests and discover what areas you need to improve.

This workshop takes place in the Center for Learning and Academic Success (room 3062) on Thursdays 2:30-3:50.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Christian Bible Study
Please join us for Christian Bible Study every Thursday at 4:00pm in the Interfaith Center!
(Donahue 540)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Health Law and Policy Forum Speaker: Professor Frank M. McClellan
Suffolk Law's Health & Biomedical Law Concentration is proud to present the first of three Health Law and Policy Forum discussions.  Join us on Thursday, October 3rd at 4:00 p.m. for a presentation from Professor Frank. M. McClellan, Co-Director of the Temple University Center for Health Law, Policy and Practice, entitled: "Using the Affordable Care Act to Reduce Disparities: Is Now the Time for Tort Reform?"  Reception to follow.

Biography for Professor McClellan:  Author of  "Medical Malpractice: Law, Tactics and Ethics", Professor McClellan is an expert on health care law.  He has litigated numerous complex medical malpractice and product liability cases, and argued appeals before Federal and state appellate courts. For the past 3 years, McClellan has also served as a member of the National Steering Committee of Movement is Life, a national coalition dedicated to addressing racial disparities in joint and bone health.    

Location:  Function Room, First Floor | Suffolk Law School | 120 Tremont Street

For more information and to RSVP: Please e-mail:
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Home Away From Home Kickoff Event

Cultural Exchange partners, Arrival Guides, and International Students will have a chance to meet each other, talk, and mingle. After which, we'll head over to Donahue and take part in the Annual Food Fair!

Where? Center for International Programs and Services Student Room (6071), 6th Floor at 73 Tremont St.

Questions? Email,

More info can be found on the Home Away from Home SU Connect page.

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Prison Book Program
Join us for an evening of service at the Prison Book Program in Quincy to help promote education and literacy for prisoners. Read letters from prisoners and sort and package books to be sent to them. Volunteers meet at the S.O.U.L.S. Center, Donahue 209, at 5:30 and travel together to Quincy. This service opportunity is limited to the first 6 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SU Vegetarian Night
Join the SU Vegetarian Society for the Humane League Educational Presentation!

Thursday, October 3rd 6-8PM in S938!

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Annual Food Fair
Come taste different cuisines from all over the world. This event is part of the Hispanic Heritage Month 2013. 
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Seriously Bent Weekly Thursday Show
Come enjoy a laugh at Seriously Bent's weekly Thursday night show. Improv at it's best! 

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