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September 19, 2013

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

Away For The Summer: Work From The Study Abroad Programs
Suffolk University Gallery presents student work from three distinct Suffolk University Study Abroad Programs –The Italian Journal Program led by Wallace Marosek, Lens on Spain: Photojournalism in Madrid with Kenneth Martin andPainting in Prague directed by Susan Nichter.
All Day Sukkot
Jewish holyday begins at sunset the evening before
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Coffee Hour!

Come and stop by the Office of Diversity Services (Archer 481) on Thursday mornings for coffee hour! Enjoy free bagels, snacks, coffee, tea, and hot chocolate.

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Temple Street Fair
Looking for a way to get involved this year?  Stop by the Temple Street Fair to meet all the clubs, organizations, and offices that you can get involved with!  Free food and giveaways!
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Conversation

Practice speaking in English in a supportive environment. Discuss topics of interest, learn new vocabulary and expressions, and gain confidence and improve fluency.

This workshop takes place on Thursdays from 1-1:50pm the Center for Learning and Academic Success (Room 3062), which is located on the second level of the library. Email for more information.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Philosophy Colloquium Series: Does Moral Psychology Explain the Intuition that Pharmaceutical Companies Have a 'Special' Obligation to Society?

Suffolk University graduate student James Huebner (Ethics & Public Policy) presents "Does Moral Psychology Explain the Intuition that Pharmaceutical Companies have a 'Special' Obligation to Society?" as an event in the Philosophy Colloquium Series. Sponsored by The Suffolk Philosophy Society and the Philosophy Department. Refreshments will be served.

Abstract: Many people believe that the research-based pharmaceutical industry has a 'special' moral obligation to provide lifesaving medications to the needy, either free-of charge or at a reduced rate relative to the cost of manufacture.  I wish to defend the view that this ubiquitous notion of a special moral obligation is an expression of emotionally charged intuitions involving sacred or protected values and an aversive response to betrayal in an asymmetric trust relationship. I then review the most common arguments used to justify the claim that the pharmaceutical industry has a special moral obligation and show why these justifications fail. Taken together, these conclusions call into question the conventional ideologies that have traditionally animated the debate on whether the pharmaceutical industry has special duties of beneficence and distributive justice with respect to the impoverished in dire need of their products.

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM TOEFL
Prepare to take the paper-based TOEFL Test. Learn test-taking strategies. Become familiar with the sections of the test (listening, structure and reading), skills needed to do well on each section of the exam, and the types of questions commonly asked. Take practice tests and discover what areas you need to improve.

This workshop takes place in the Center for Learning and Academic Success (room 3062) on Thursdays 2:30-3:50.
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Cooking 101 - Hispanic Heritage Month Event
So you live in an apartment…great, right? Not when it comes to cooking your own food. If you’re tired of eating mac n’ cheese and ramen every night, reserve a spot in our Cooking 101 class. One of our very own Sodexo chefs will be conducting a basic cooking lesson, Sargent Hall, Faculty Dining Room, 4th Floor. Space is limited, so hurry up and reserve your spot! 

Contact the Off-Campus Housing Office at for more information.

Sponsored by the Off-Campus Housing Office, Diversity Services, Sodexo and Suffolk University Hispanic Association
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Cooking 101: Latino Food
If you are tired of eating mac n' cheese and ramen every night, reserve a spot in our Cooking 101 class. Space is limited, so hurry up and reserve your stop! This event is part of the 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. Contact the Off-Campus Housing Office at for more information. Cosponsored by Off-Campus Housing and Sodexo. 
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 S.O.U.L.S. Center, Donahue 209, at 5:30 and travel together to Quincy. This service opportunity is limited to the first 6 volunteers who R.S.V.P. through SUconnect.
7:30 PM The Seagull
by Anton Chekhov
a new version by Robert Kropf
Presented by Harbor Stage Company

"Piercing...stiletto sharp...another milestone." - Boston Globe

Thursday, September 19 at 7:30 PM
Friday, September 20 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, September 21 at 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Sunday, September 22 at 2:00 PM

Tickets: $20 General Admission

"Like a soup boiled down to its essence, Kropf's adaptation is rich, packed tightly...the six actors ignite the stage." - Cape Cod Times

Harbor Stage Company presents its take on Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. An achingly human investigation of art, love, and the struggle to endure, the play examines the lives and liaisons of a group of family friends on holiday at a lakeside estate. On the heels of their critically acclaimed inaugural season, Cape Cod's Harbor Stage Company brings its intrepid, authentic aesthetic to Boston with the debut of Artistic Director Robert Kropf's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's beloved classic.

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