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April 21, 2016

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

End Time 8:30 PM Graphic Design Program Student Exhibit (Multi-Day Event)
Graphic Design Program Student Exhibit
April 11 - April 21, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, April 15, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The old-fashioned 'in-a-box' design doesn't work anymore. Practicing graphic designers today must be multidisciplinary, willing to work in a team and across platforms. This exhibit will demonstrate how NESAD prepares graphic designers to meet the communications challenges of tomorrow, assigning practical projects that call for conceptually strong design solutions to client problems. 
All Day First Day of Ridvan
Baha'i holyday begins at sundown the evening before
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Roman Catholic Lexio & Lunch
Come join the Interfaith Center (Donahue 540) for Catholic guided meditation in the style of St.Ignatius and pizza!

For more information about Interfaith Center events, contact:
Rev. Amy Fisher, University Chaplain
Ext. 8325

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM An Afternoon with Mr. Richard Taylor
Mr. Richard Taylor, Professor and chair of Suffolk University's Real Estate Department, and former Secretary of Transportation under Gov. Bill Weld, will be joining us to discuss politics and the Republican Presidential Primary.
Somerset 116
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Book Talk: The First House--A Memoir of Mom, Berkeley, and Beyond
Speaker: Amy Agigian

The memoir explores the author’s experiences growing up with love and secrets. What does a ten-year old do when her mom—the funnest, best mom in the world—goes from being an antiwar radical to being a closeted lesbian? How does a thirteen-year old girl cope when her mom is stricken with a terrifying illness that nobody, inside the family or out, can acknowledge? How does a fourteen-year old handle leaving her suburban home in Palo Alto to join her father in a hippie collective in 1970’s Berkeley?

The First House is a story of motherlove and motherloss that winds through decades of discovery. A young girl, then a teen, then an adult, seeks solace, sanity, and love in this collection of moving and surprisingly funny tales. The journey takes her through the unlikely worlds of astrology, academia, feminism, and queer family. Along the way she embraces a procession of surrogate mothers, teachers, lovers, friends, animals, and invisible beings. But how long can she keep the promises she made to the most important person in the world?

Amy Agigian, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Sociology at Suffolk University, where she is also the Founding Director of the Center for Women's Health and Human Rights. Trained in the sociology of women, gender, sexuality and health, she is the author of Baby Steps: How Lesbian Alternative Insemination is Changing the World. Dr. Agigian’s current research applies a feminist health and human rights perspective to the vexing, global issues of human fertility and infertility. A long time activist, Dr. Agigian lives in Somerville, Massachusetts and is the mother of a teen-aged son.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM General Meeting Suffolk Entrepeneurs
Join us for our general meeting. 

​One Beacon, Room 104 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Staffing Agency Panel Presentation
-Help grow your network
-Expose you to new experience
-Build your professional resume
-Increase your knowledge and skill base
-Lead to full time job opportunities

 Refreshments provided!

Register here!
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM “We’ll Fight Again Tomorrow”: Panel Discussion of Nir Eisikovits’ "A Theory of Truces"

Panelists Margaret Walker (Philosophy, Marquette), Ken Greenberg (History, Suffolk), Lauren McGillicuddy (EPP, Suffolk), along with Moderator Fred Marchant (Suffolk) and Respondent Nir Eisikovits (Suffolk), will discuss Eisikovits’ new book, A Theory of Truces.

A reception will follow the panel. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome! 

This event sponsored by the 
Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program and the Philosophy Department. Both the panel and reception will be held in Sargent Hall, Room 385. 

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Softball) Salem St. vs. Suffolk
(Softball) Salem St. vs. Suffolk, Rescheduled from March 26, Final, 7-2
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Tarot Card Readings
Come join The Interfaith Center for weekly Tarot card readings in D540.

No appointments needed, but come a few minutes early to secure a spot.

For more information about other Interfaith Center events, please contact:Reverend Amy Fisher, University Chaplain, ext.8325  

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM (Men's Tennis) Suffolk at Curry
(Men's Tennis) Suffolk at Curry, Final, 6-3
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM Global Dining Ettiquette

​Archer Room 110
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (Baseball) MIT vs. Suffolk
(Baseball) MIT vs. Suffolk, Final, 4-5
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Flint Water Crisis: a conversation about policy, water, and justice
Tens of thousands of people have been victim to serious heath concerns in Flint, MI.

Prof. Martha Richmond will lead a conversation involving other experts about who is affected, what is being done, and how this crisis extends beyond the borders of Flint, MI. In Boston and other parts of Massachusetts, there are many communities where lead and toxic waste also affect residents.

Brought to you by the Center for Community Engagement
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Qur'an Study
Join our halagah or "circle" on Thursdays to gain a deeper knowledge of the Holy text in Donahue 540.

For more information about Interfaith Center events, contact Reverend Amy Fisher at 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM “Transitional Justice Thinking: Tools or Principles?”

Margaret Walker (Marquette University) will speak on transitional justice as a part of the celebration of  Prof. Nir Eisikovits’ new book, A Theory of Truces.

This event sponsored by the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics Program and the Philosophy Department. The lecture will be held in Sargent Hall, Room 385. 

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Softball) Salem St. vs. Suffolk
(Softball) Salem St. vs. Suffolk, Rescheduled from March 26, Final, 5-4
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 2016 Rammy Awards

This award ceremony, sponsored by the CAS Communication & Journalism Department, recognizes student creative excellence in film/short video, journalism, photography, advertising, public relations, public speaking, and event planning. Rampage and the Ramifications will perform. A reception at the Back Deck Restaurant will follow the award ceremony.

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM Game Night
We are hosting a game night on Thursday, Apr 21st, from 5:30 to 9:30 At Somerset Cafe. There will be a FIFA Tournament and Cards Game!! the winners of the tournament will be receiving $100 ($50 each).    PIZZA and SNACKS will be provided!    * 3 dollars Entry fee. 

​Somerset Cafe
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Life Outside of Public Accounting
Professor Bill Driscoll, who spent more than 30 years with the IRS, will moderate a panel of Suffolk alumni and faculty as they discuss the varying career paths in public accounting and beyond. The event will provide not only an opportunity to learn more about Suffolk's graduate programs in accounting and taxation, but the larger landscape of career trajectories in these interconnected fields. 

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM Graduate Programs in Finance Information Session
Join faculty and graduate admission staff to learn more about Suffolk's Graduate Programs in Finance. Gain information on program curriculum, career paths, dual degree options, and the application process.


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