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April 4, 2016

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Monday, April 04, 2016

All Day SCI L111 M1 trip to Canary Islands - Madrid Campus (Multi-Day Event)
SCI L111 M1 Astronomy I lab trip to Canary Islands. This trip is only for students enrolled in SCI L111 Astronomy I Lab. [Madrid]
All Day CAS/SBS Graduate Priority Registration
CAS/SBS Graduate Priority Registration
12:00 AM Designing and Teaching Online Courses (DTOC) Mini Institute: Communicating in the Online Classroom

Designing and Teaching Online Courses (DTOC) Mini Institute
(Formerly Online Course Design Mini-Institutes)
Weekly starting March 21
Facilitator: Linda Bruenjes, Technology Innovation for Learning and Teaching, Associate Director, CTSE

Are you new to teaching online?  Have you taught online in the past but want to learn more about particular online teaching strategies?  Do you want to join a group of online educators to discuss or learn how to use tools that enhance the online learning experience?  Are you interested in learning how to spend more time supporting learning and less time on repetitive activities?  Have you kept up with the evolving pedagogy of teaching online?  If you can answer YES to any of these questions, we invite you to sign up for this series of mini-institutes. Faculty and staff are invited to sign up for the entire series, one in the series, or a select few to which you can commit the time.  Each mini-institute will be one week in length. All institutes will be held online. Participants will be given instructions prior to the start date.

April 4 – April 10

DTOC-MI #3 (Formerly OCD-MI #3): Communicating in the Online Classroom. 

Develop an online learning community and create multiple opportunities for teacher presence.

Learning Objectives: In this mini-institute, participants will:

  • Familiarize themselves with the tools that support and encourage online communication for all students
  • Create a list of ways to increase teacher presence in online teaching
  • Consider how social media can be used in your course(s)
  • Develop a list of resources that support the use of online communication tools
  • Demonstrate how to use at least one new online communication tool


12:00 AM Social Justice Series: Toxic Tour with ACE
Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE) is an organization dedicated to eradicating environmental racism and classism and achieving environmental justice. This walking tour, led by ACE, showcases environmental injustices in Roxbury. Learn about issues like asthma and air pollution, gentrification and development, climate change, and how you can make a positive impact for people and the environment.

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8:30 AM - 8:30 PM Annual Illustration Student Exhibit

The work displayed includes the artwork of Illustration majors and minors, sophomore through senior, produced in the past year in Illustration Program classes.  It was selected by a jury of illustration professionals - Susy Pilgrim-Waters, James Steinberg, Mike Scaramozzino and Dale Stephanos.  

Everyone is welcome to the opening reception on Thursday, March 31 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM When Suffolk Wins
Students and alumni who have run campaigns and won elections will speak at Suffolk. Featuring: Junior Anthony DiPierro, Everett City Councillor; Sophomore Jonathan McTague, Saugus Town Meeting member; and Alumna Kathy Reinstein, who represented Revere, Chelsea, and Saugus as a State Representative for 16 years.  
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Law School Cuban Exchange Seminar & Panel

Students, Professors, and others will discuss the Cuba Seminar on Contract, Trade, and Foreign Investment.

 As part of the seminar, students attended an intensive immersion during the 2016 intersession to study at the University of Havana School of Law. Studying alongside Cuban students and professors, they gained a unique perspective on the long history of interactions between the United States and Cuba.

 Students in the seminar will provide a brief description on the coursework, visits to historical sites, and discussions with practicing attorneys and arbitrator. 

The panel will be followed by a reception.

Location:  Room 335, Sargent Hall

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mindfulness (Buddhist) Meditation
Come join us in the Interfaith Center (D540) for Buddhist/mindfulness meditation on Mondays at 4PM!
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM The Politics of Sport: Sport as Subversive Activity
Distinguished Visiting Scholar Drew Hyland (Emeritus, Trinity College) will lecture on the politics of sport. A reception will follow the lecture. 

Drew Hyland is a pioneer in the field of the philosophy of sport. His two books and many articles in the field include The Question of Play (1984) and The Philosophy of Sport (1990). He is very interested not only in the role of sport in liberal arts and higher education more generally, but also in contemporary national and international controversies and policy concerning sport. 

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Art & Design Alumni Panel at Boston Design Week
Alumni from Suffolk's New England School of Art & Design will discuss the many facets of a career in this ever-evolving field. Following the panel, you are invited to join us for a reception to learn more about Suffolk's MA in Interior Architecture and MA in Graphic Design programs.

RSVP Online
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Poetry Reading with David Ferry: CANCELLED

Due to illness, David Ferry's poetry reading has been cancelled.

Ferry will return at a later date this spring.


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