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November 5, 2015

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Thursday, November 05, 2015

All Day Last Day to Drop a Fall Course Without a Grade of "F"
Last Day to Drop a Fall Course Without a Grade of "F"
All Day Spring Advising
Spring Advising
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM Drawing=Thinking
Conceived in tandem with Cannot Be Described in Words: Drawing/Daring, at The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA, the ‘exhibit’ will activate the gallery by transforming it into an interactive maker space for drawing and thinking. The programming is conceived as a response to The Art Complex Museum exhibit whose participants (four of whom are New England School of Art and Design faculty) share a sense of daring: exploring new approaches, scale and mediums that expand the definition of drawing and add to what that definition can be. 

Drawing = Thinking enhances the gallery as a site actuated by the correspondence of drawing to thinking and vice versa. Workshops and demos will give students and the general public and students the chance to experience the many ways that drawing and thinking overlap.  The results from these will contribute to a growing exhibit in the space of the gallery from November through January. 

All workshops will be during student activity period –on Tuesday or Thursday, from 1 – 2:30p.m. 
Pizza will be provided 
Check the gallery website for schedule of activities:

Related programs and exhibits:

Tuesday, November 10, 6-7:30M
How Architects Think
Associate Professor of Interior Architecture & Design Mark Brus will give a talk on how important architects and interior designers have employed drawing as a mode of thinking and speculate upon the evolving role of drawing and the creative process in the post-digital age. 
Hands –on activity to follow
Pizza will be provided
Evening lecture - working professionals and alumni welcome
Free, please RSVP to by November 6

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour
Stop by the Office of Diversity Services for Coffee Hour on Thursday morning between the hours of 9:00 - 11:00 am. Enjoy free bagels, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate!

We are located in Archer 481, which can be accessed from the stairwell of the Donahue Building.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lexio & Lunch

Come join us at 12:00PM on Thursdays on the Interfaith Center (D540) for Catholic guided mediation in the style of St. Ignatius & pizza!


12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Suffolk Hillel
Come join Suffolk Hillel for Meetings and Events in the Interfaith Center on Thursdays at 12:30!
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Fluorescent Powder: Fingerprinting Dusting
The dye used in fluorescent powders react to ultraviolet (UV) and the purple/blue bands in the visible light spectrum. The hues of the powders can be matched to the color of the surfaces being processed and/or the wavelength of the light source being used. This helps eliminate any background interference that may occur from the surface's color intensity. Join us as we dust for fingerprints on various surfaces using fluorescent powders and UV light!  A free t-shirt and water bottle will be given to those who attend. Everyone is welcome, so invite a friend!

​Somerset 116
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM General Meeting Suffolk Entrepeneurs
Our General Meeting this Thursday will be a fun way to learn more about Entrepreneurship. 

​One Beacon, Room 104 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Psychology Department Faculty Meeting
This event is not open to the public. 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Qur'an Study
Please join our halaqah or “circle” for Qur'an study to gain a deeper knowledge of the Holy text.

For more information about Interfaith Center events, contact:
Reverend Amy Fisher, University Chaplain

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Real Estate Law Discussion
A discussion-based meeting regarding the legal boundaries involved in real estate as well as discussions of case studies. 

​Somerset 315
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM The Real Women of Orange is the New Black
What is life REALLY like for the women portrayed in the Netflix hit series Orange is the New Black?

Come and hear from Beatrice Codianni and Carol Soto (aka "Yoga Jones"), who served time in the REAL FCI Danbury Prison alongside Piper Kerman and the other women you have come to love (or hate) at "Litchfield Prison." They will be joined by Andrea James, author, lawyer, and founder of Families for Justice as Healing -- an organization formed inside the federal prison for women.

This event is free and open to all!

This event is sponsored by Suffolk University's Department of Sociology; Department of Communications; Center for Crime and Justice Policy Research; Center for Women's Health and Human Rights; The Women's and Gender Studies Program; and the CAS Dean's Office. 
1:45 PM - 3:15 PM Business Writing Workshop

With Dr. Lillian Hallberg, Assistant Dean Emeritus

Highly recommended for full-time students.

Whether you work in the public service, business, or healthcare; the private or public sector; written communication skills can make the difference in terms of excelling in your career.

This workshop will give you hands-on tips and specific methods to improve your communication skills, whether you're a seasoned professional or relative newcomer to your career.

RSVP Here: use password sbsgrad2015

A $25 no show fee is applied to those who RSVP but do not attend. Please contact the SBS Graduate Programs Office or cancel your reservation through eventbrite if you are no longer able to attend.
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 Center for Community Engagement, Donahue 209, at 5:30 and travel together to Quincy. This is a weekly opportunity limited to the first 6 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hearing Her Story Series: Reflections of Alumni
Hear from SULS women alums as they talk about their careers and experiences. RSVP to by 10/30.

Location: Sargent Hall, Faculty Dining Room
Presented by the Women of Color Law Students Association and PCD
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Rhode Island Alumni Chapter Meet Suffolk President and Law Dean Reception

RSVP  Please join Suffolk University and the Law School Rhode Island Alumni Chapter to meet


Suffolk University President, Margaret McKenna

Dean of the Law School, Andrew Perlman


Thursday, November 5, 2015

6:00pm – 8:00pm


The Hope Club

6 Benevolent Street

Providence, Rhode Island


President McKenna and Dean Perlman look forward to meeting alumni in the Rhode Island area and sharing their visions for Suffolk’s future.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM SELA Panel and Reception
Location: Function Room 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Low Turnout in Municipal Elections: Implications for Democracy, Citizens of Color, and Low Income Individuals

Long term trends indicate that voter turnout in municipal elections in larger cities like Boston is on the decline. In municipal elections, turnout can be as low as single digits. Low-turnout elections tend to be dominated by whiter, more affluent, older voters. What are the implications of low turnout municipal elections for municipal services? For minorities? For democracy? Join us for a provocative and thoughtful discussion of the causes, consequences, and possible fixes for low turnout municipal elections.


  • Sarah Anzia, professor at University of California, Berkeley and author of Timing and Turnout: How Off-Cycle Elections Favor Organized Groups
  • Zoltan Hajnal, professor at University of California, San Diego and author of America’s Uneven Democracy: Turnout, Race, and Representation in City Politics
  • Elena Letona, Executive Director, Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts

This event is presented by the Ford Hall Forum. Registration requested. 

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