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March 20, 2014

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Thursday, March 20, 2014

All Day Fall Advising
Fall Advising
All Day Last Day to Drop a Spring Course
Last Day to Drop a Spring Course
All Day Last day to withdraw from a course without a grade of “F” Madrid Campus ONLY

Last day to withdraw from a course without a grade of “F”

All Day Mabon
Fall Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere begins at sundown the evening before
All Day Ostara
Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere begins at sundown the evening before
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM First-Year Foundation Studies Exhibition - Suffolk University Gallery
View outstanding projects from students in the first-year Foundation Studies program. 
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM "The Mirror of Race: Seeing Ourselves through History"

The Adams Gallery at Suffolk University presents The Mirror of Race: Seeing Ourselves through History, a photography exhibit that challenges viewers to think about what they see when they look into this mirror onto an earlier time. Interactive elements suggest reflection about how one sees race – in oneself and in others.

The exhibit includes daguerreotypes, tintypes, ambrotypes and other forms of early photography as well as prints from tintypes made by an Air National Guardsman deployed to Afghanistan. Ed Drew’s modern-day tintypes are believed to be the first battle zone photographs using this method since the American Civil War. 

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour!
Come and stop by the Office of Diversity Services (Archer 481) on Thursday mornings from 9AM to 11AM for coffee hour! Enjoy free bagels, snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mock Interview Day
Practice interview with real-world managers and local professionals including Fidelity, State Street, Infinity Pharmaceuticals, and Perkins School for the Blind.

Receive genuine feedback on your interviewing skills and technique.

Interviews appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes, making space limited.


73 Tremont Street, 7th Floor
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM Other Worlds, Other Genders
Other Worlds, Other Genders: How do science fiction and fantasy shape thinking about gender?

A lecture by Carolyn Salvi that will explore questions like "What do teens learn about sexuality from popular Young Adult novels? Why should we care what Game of Thrones says about men and women?"

Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Should You Be Allowed to Sell Your Kidney?
This event in the Philosophy Colloquium Series will feature Georgina Lawyer Holmes, Suffolk University. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM The Worst of Times for Media Will be the Best of Times for Jobs in Media
The Worst of Times for Media Will be the Best of Times for Jobs in Media: A lecture by John Tamny, Political Economy Editor, Forbes

Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Beacon Hill Institute.

John Tamny is political economy editor at Forbes, a senior economic adviser to Toreador Research & Trading, a senior
director with the Cato Institute, and editor of RealClear (RCM). A spin-off of the policy website RealClearPolitics, RCM seeks to compile top-quality information and opinion about the stock markets and global economy. Mr. Tamny frequently writes about the securities markets, along with tax, trade, and monetary policy issues that impact those markets for a variety of publications including the Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, Financial Times, National Review, and London’s Daily Telegraph. He is a weekly guest on Forbes on Fox, and a regular guest on Fox News and CNBC's Kudlow Report.

Prior to his present work, Mr. Tamny worked in private wealth management for Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Tamny received a BA in Government from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management. He lives in Washington, D.C.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Web and Social Media Office Hours
Do you have a question or suggestion about Suffolk's website or social media? Do you have a story idea for a student, staff or faculty member we should feature online? Stop by, say hi, and talk to a representative from the Office of Marketing and Communications. We'll be hanging out in the Donahue Lobby.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Practicing Meditation: Effective Prayer
Join the Interfaith Center for Protestant meditation.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Cooking 101
Location: Sargent Hall, 120 Tremont Street, Faculty Dining room, 4th Floor

So, you live in an apartment…great, right? Maybe not when it comes to cooking your own food. If you’re tired of mac n’ cheese and ramen, take our Cooking 101 class with one of our very own Sodexo chefs. Space is limited—reserve your spot today! Contact for more information.

Sponsored by the Off-Campus Housing Office, and Sodexo
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Foundation Studies Reception 5-7 p.m. - Suffolk University Gallery
Join us for a celebration of our first-year Foundation Studies students. 
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.

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Suffolk University Law School's Women's Law Association Alumnae Student Reception
Defying the Numbers
Celebrating Female Attorneys Closing the Gender Gap

Suffolk University Law School's Women's Law Association invites you to an Alumnae-Student Reception.

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont Street, Function Room, 1st Floor
5:30 - 8:30pm

Guest Speaker: Honorable Marianne B. Bowler, United States Magistrate Judge


For more information contact Annamaria Mueller at 617.305.1999 or email

6:00 PM Preservanomics 101
Preservanomics 101: The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation
a panel discussion presented by the Boston Preservation Alliance

6 p.m. Thursday, March 20 

The event is free and open to the public.

The panel will address how the creative use of historic places has been and will continue to be a great economic resource to Boston. The adaptive use of historic buildings not only attracts visitors, residents, businesses and customers, but it also is an economic engine that revitalizes neighborhoods.

Vice President of Government and Community Affairs John Nucci will give welcoming remarks. Donovan Rypkema, principal of PlaceEconomics in Washington, D.C., and a leader in the economics of preserving historic structures, will deliver the keynote address.

The presenters include:

• Lawrence Curtis, president and managing partner of Winn Development, a major national developer with experience in historic redevelopment
• Rebecca A. Lee, partner in the Boston law office of Edwards Wildman Palmer and former chief of staff and special counsel to the director of the Boston Redevelopment Authority
• Jerold Kayden, professor of urban planning and design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and counsel to the National Trust for Historic Preservation
• Greg Galer,executive director of the Boston Preservation Alliance, who will serve as moderator.
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Roman Catholic Mass
Please join us for Roman Catholic Mass on Thursdays at 6:00pm in the Interfaith Center (Donahue 540)!
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Leveraging LinkedIn
LinkedIn bills itself as the “most powerful business connecting tool available for professionals today.” And many will surely attest to its prowess. Join us and find out how you can use the social network for your own professional gain. You can even get a new picture taken for your LinkedIn profile while you’re here. 

6:30pm - Networking 
7:10pm - Panel Discussion 

Michele Rapp, Associate Director of the Suffolk University Career Development Center 

Jay Foley, Corporate Training Professional and Principal Project Manager, Genzyme 
Kevin Richard, Associate Director of Corporate Partnerships, Center for Executive Education, Suffolk University
Sabrina Woods, Holistic Career/Life Coach and LinkedIn Trainer 

This panel discussion will highlight: How to make the most of your LinkedIn profile, your LinkedIn presence, and your company. We will have resources on hand for you to make updates to your profile before and after the panel. Light appetizers will be served along with a cash bar. 


Online registration for this program is currently closed. If you would like to attend please e-mail Tramaine Weekes at
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dance Company Show
Come see Suffolk Dance Company's semester show! They have brand new dances that will be incredible. You definitely don't want to miss it!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM David Ferry Poetry Reading
Join the English Department for a poetry reading with David Ferry, one of Suffolk University's Distinguished Visiting Scholars.

Ferry's most recent book of poems is titled Bewilderment, and he was the recipient of the 2011 Ruth B. Lilly Prize from the Poetry Foundation for “lifetime career achievement.” His books of translation include Gilgamesh: A New Rendering in English VerseThe Odes of Horace; the Epistles of Horace; the Eelogues of Virgil; the Georgies of Virgil. He currently is translating the Aeneid of Virgil.
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM Seriously Bent Weekly Thursday Show
Come enjoy a laugh at Seriously Bent's weekly show. Improv at it's best!

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