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November 21, 2013

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

Study Abroad Basics - Madrid
This event is for students who have been admitted to the Madrid Campus for the Spring 2014 semester.

Event will take place in Sawyer 1125
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM From Paper to Pixels - Suffolk University Gallery
From Paper to Pixels
Collaboration + Art + Interactivity
An exhibition presented in collaboration with Infrared5

Suffolk University Gallery is pleased to present the exhibit From Paper to Pixels, and to be collaborating with Infrared5 CEO Rebecca Smith Allen, who first organized the exhibit. This exhibition creates the opportunity for collaboration between traditional and new media artists. 

From Paper to Pixels pairs creative people together, to be inspired and invent new masterpieces. The results of these pairings are smart, funny, delightful. The exhibit invites the viewer to participate - to play with art, dance with characters, touch paintings to make music, interact with sculptures and make the art come alive. 
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.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Trans* Awareness Cofee Hour: Break a Gender Norm Day

Thursday, November 21st

Join us for a Trans* Awareness Week Coffee Hour and break a gender norm!

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 - 2:30 PM Great American Smoke-Out
Sponsored by the Wellness & Health Promotion Office in the Department of Counseling & Health
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Henry R. Nau, Ph.D. discusses his latest book, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan

Dr. Nau is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director, U.S-Japan-South Korea Legislative Exchange Program at The George Washington University. He will be discussing his latest book, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy Under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan will be published in August 2013 by Princeton University Press.

During academic year 2011-12 he was the W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow and the Susan Louise Dyer Peace National Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.  From January 1981 to July 1983, he served on President Reagan's National Security Council as senior staff member responsible for international economic affairs. Dr. Nau also served, in 1975-1977, as Special Assistant to the Under Secretary for Economic Affairs in the Department of State.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM IDA Lunch & Learn!
Join the Interior Design Association for lunch and learning on the 4th Fl. Gallery of NESAD!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM IDA's Lunch and Learn
Enjoy lunch and learn about 3Form with the Interior Design Association in the NESAD Gallery Space!
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Interior Design Association's Lunch and Learn
Join IDA for their Lunch and Learn in the NESAD 4th Fl. Gallery Space!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Study Abroad Basics
This meeting is for students who have been admitted to study abroad in non-Madrid locations.

Event will take place is Sawyer 1129.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM What's Jewish about Thanksgiving?

Did you know that Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving this year? Come learn about the intersection of these two holidays. Make crafts and try out recipes to help celebrate! Please join us at 1:00 pm in the Interfaith Center (Donahue 540).
For more information, please contact:
Miriam Blue at or The Rev. Amy Fisher, University Chaplain at or (617) 573-8325.

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.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Service Training
This training is for all students who will be doing Suffolk University sponsored service work at agencies in the Greater Boston area. Topics include service placement rules, participation requirements, student responsibilities, safety rules and emergency protocols. Please RSVP through SUconnect to attend this event. Location: Sawyer 423
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 - 4:45 PM Law School: Summer in Sweden Program Info Session
Interested in learning more about the LUND Summer in Sweden Program?  Please join us in the Faculty Dining Room at 4:00 p.m. for an information session.  Pizza and soda will be served.

Open to current Suffolk Law School students only.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Suffolk University Gallery - From Paper to Pixels, Opening Reception 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

From Paper to Pixels
Collaboration + Art + Interactivity
An exhibition presented in collaboration with Infrared5
Opening Event: Thursday, November 21 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Gallery talk with curator and Infrared5 CEO Rebecca Smith Allen - Reception to follow

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM "How to Try Your First Jury Case", presented by MassDLA
Learn basic trial strategies from experienced trial attorneys, including:
  • Courtroom Etiquette
  • Jury Empanelment
  • Opening & Closing Arguments
  • Direct & Cross Examination
  • Introducing Demonstrative Evidence
  • How to Handle Side-Bar Discussions

MassDLA Members and Suffolk Law Students Free!  Register online at

Reception to follow.

Location:  Suffolk University Law School | Room 425 Large Moot Court Room

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 Graduate Political Science Association 6B Social!
Join GPASA for their 6B social! You must be a graduate student to attend!
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sigma Alpha Epsilon's Dodgeball Tournament
Sigma Alpha Epsilon will be hosting a dodgeball tounament in the Ridgeway Gym! Enjoy a little friendly competition and free food!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Harvesting Success: Fearlessly Looking at the Future of your Business
Lecture and Wine Tasting Event - A part of the Suffolk University Inspired Career Series. 

Join Sawyer Business School alumni, students and faculty for a special discussion and wine tasting with Robert Bradshaw, EMBA ‘05 President and COO of Cape ClassicsAt this “little company with big dreams,” Bradshaw is responsible for leading the company's operations, growth strategy and championing Cape Classics' distinctive service culture. Bradshaw will share his thoughts about strategy when moving a company’s mission and vision into the future.

This event is co-sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Career Development Center.

Online tickets are $10 for the first guest, and $5 for every additional guest in your party.

Tickets will be $20 per person at the door. 

7:00 PM - 7:00 PM Diversity Serivices Goes to Dinner Theater: Boy Meets Murder

A community event for Rainbow and ODS. Diversity Services will be purchasing 10 tickets to PAO’s Annual Dinner Theater show, Boy Meets Murder. Those who would like to attend with Diversity Services should be in touch with Jesse ASAP. Join us and the gender bending cast of a show that sure to delight and features Rainbow e-board members!


Donahue Café

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Fall Twitch Competition
Do you use social media every day? Have a niche for Entrepreneurship? Then this may be the competition for you!

The annual Twitch Competition combines a tweet and a pitch and leaves us with a Twitch!

Students are given a specific product to work with. Then, students are given time and the allotted 140 characters to construct a tweet for the product. The student with the most creative twitch wins!
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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