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December 4, 2018

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

All Day Chanukah (Multi-Day event) (Multi-Day Event)
Jewish holyday: Chanukah (Dedication) begins at sunset the evening before the 25th day of the month of Kislev, in remembrance of how the vastly outnumbered Jews, led by the Maccabees, miraculously won a major victory in 168 BCE against the occupying Syrians, who had outlawed Judaism and defiled the Temple of Jerusalem by worshipping idols of Greek Gods. After their victory, the Jews rededicated the Holy Temple to G-D by relighting the ner tamid(Eternal Light), but there was only enough oil for one day. Miraculously, the oil lasted 8 days, until more could be secured, so the light of the Temple could burn constantly.[i] A celebration of Jewish identity, religious freedom, and the triumph of light over darkness, the Festival of Lights is characterized by lighting an additional candle in the menorah each night. Other customs include making latkes, giving children Chanukah gelt (money or chocolate coins), and playing dreidel (a spinning top with the Hebrew lettersnungimmelhei and shin which stands for Nes Gadol Hayah Sham, meaning "a Great Miracle Happened There”).[ii]
All Day Last Day of Tuesday Evening Classes
Last Day of Tuesday Evening Classes. The following week will be final exams for Tuesday evening classes.
Start Day Law School Reading Day (Multi-Day Event)
Law School Reading Day
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Materials Matter 2 – Lavaughan Jenkins and Friends

The second of this two-part exhibit, Materials Matter 2 is a group exhibit of the work by Lavaughan Jenkins and four other Boston area artists. It explores the physicality of paint as an imperative, a rationale for the process and its conclusion. These two exhibits notate the continual elasticity of painting as it has been evolving over centuries, as an inverse mirror of the ever-accelerating changes in our culture in the Digital Age, and how that is changing the nature and perception of painting. It opens up the conversation among practitioners who are pushing the boundaries of the medium. The works shown are compelling both individually and collectively, as each artist has a different relationship with that conversation and with the material itself.

Opening reception 12/6/18 from 5:30-7:30 pm


Lavaughan Jenkins

Julie S Graham

KT Lane (BFA Fine Arts ’16)

Josh Jefferson

Destiny Palmer


In memoriam: Julie S Graham 1947 - 2018



Link to Suffolk University Art Gallery page:

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Buddhist Storytelling
Interested in early Buddhist traditional tales of morality and ethics? Join us!

All are welcome!
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Job Shadowing Program Information Session
Offered during Spring Break, Job Shadowing is a valuable way to learn about careers and industries you may be considering and also provides an opportunity to expand your professional network. Students will spend one half day or one full day in a professional setting hosted by a Suffolk University alum, parent, or employer partner. 

The program is open to students from all class years and majors. All students who apply will be paired with a host whose position or company aligns with their career interests.

In this Information Session, we will provide an overview of the experience, explain the application, orientation, and host assignment processes, and answer any questions you may have about the Job Shadowing Program.
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Theatre Internship Workstop
It is never too early to start thinking about SUMMER INTERNSHIPS. Get a jump on things by coming to the Theatre Department's Theatre Internship Workshop. Tuesday, Dec. 4th in the Sullivan Studio Theatre.
Led by Assistant Professor Laura Shink.
Get proactive and get connected to theatre internship that's right for you.
Summer will be here before you know it. Find out where to search, how to apply, learn about requirements and much more!
Refreshments provided.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Christians Gathering for Justice
Join our Catholic chaplain as we reflect upon and discuss issues relating to justice and religion.
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Questioning Catholics
Do you have questions in light of recent events? Come join us for support and conversation.
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Men's Basketball) Suffolk at Lasell
(Men's Basketball) Suffolk at Lasell, Final, 64-68

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