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December 8, 2015

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Tuesday, December 08, 2015

All Day LAW-Examsoft Schedule Fall 2015 (Multi-Day Event)
Examsoft Download-(Sof Test software) AND Course Exam Files
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 Bodhi Day
Buddhist holyday: Bodhi Day (Day of Enlightment) celebrates Siddharta Gautama’s attainment ofEnlightenment while meditating under a fig tree 2,600 years ago, when he perceived the nature of the world and the cause of suffering, becoming the Buddha (Awakened One). On this day of remembrance and meditation, Pure Land Buddhists reflect on the cycle of life, the Eightfold Path, and the Four Noble Truths throughout the night and eat a meal of rice and milk, which the young girl Sujata offered the Buddha after his Awakening. Homes may be decorated with fig trees and images of the Buddha, and candles may be lit or lights may be turned on in the evening for the next 30 days to symbolize Enlightenment.[i] 

[i] A Global World. “Bodhi Day is a Religious Observance for Buddhists.”

All Day Immaculate Conception of Mary
Roman Catholic Christian holyday: The Immaculate Conception of Mary celebrates that Mary was conceived in the womb of her mother, Saint Anne, free from the stain of Original Sin, by a singular grace granted by God. The Immaculate Conception of Mary on December 8th is exactly 9 months before the Nativity of Mary on September 8th.[i]

[i] About. “What Is the Immaculate Conception?”

Start Day LAW-Fall 2015 Examination Reading Period (Multi-Day Event)
LAW-Fall 2015 Examination Reading Period
12:00 AM LAW-Exam Reading Period Begins
Exam Reading Period Begins
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

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Retirement Information Sessions
Retirement Information Sessions

If you would like to attend a general retirement information session please contact Donna Sutherland at ext. 8415. All sessions will be held from 11 to Noon in the Human Resources Office, 5th floor, 73 Tremont Street
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Sexuality and Spirituality
Come join the interfaith center as we discuss sexuality and spirituality on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm in Donahue 540! 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Winter Funderland
We will have photo snow globes brought in by FUN Enterprises and a hot chocolate bar with different things to add to the hot chocolate.

Somerset Cafe
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Bible Study
Come join us in the Interfaith Center at 4:00pm!
4:30 PM - 8:15 PM Christopher's Haven

Christopher’s Haven operates a supportive community consisting of seven temporary apartments and a community recreation area for families of children being treated for cancer in nearby Boston hospitals. Students will be putting on a parents’ night out for families staying in the apartments. Activities will include planning activities and dinner for the children while the parents have an evening out. Volunteers meet in the Center for Community Engagement, Donahue 209 and travel together to the site. This opportunity is available to the first 6 participants who register through SUconnect.

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Women's Basketball) Clark University vs. Suffolk
(Women's Basketball) Clark University vs. Suffolk, Final, 74-66

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