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February Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Saturday, Feb. 4
Guest Artist Recital
Featuring organist Andrew Scanlon.
8 p.m., Duquesne Chapel, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Wednesday, Feb. 8
Get Behind the Numbers and Increase Your Profits: Understanding Financial Statements Workshop
This hands-on workshop provides a step-by step approach to explain two important financial statements: profit and loss statement and balance sheet. A representative from Wilke & Associates will offer clear examples for using these statements to make informed decisions, identify potential problems within a business and set realistic financial goals. Attendees, who will learn how to read statements and how they can be used to increase profits, are asked to bring a calculator and a copy of their current financial statements. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Center for Adult Learners.
12 to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.

Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series: The Homestretch
Working with the theme, For the Sake of Humanity, the Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series presents The Homestretch. This documentary follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future.
7 p.m., Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call 412.396.6415, email krausee@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/humanrights.

Thursday, Feb. 9
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence County)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 East Reynolds St., New Castle.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Sunday, Feb. 12
Music on the Mount: My Funny Valentine
Jazz Chamber Groups concert, featuring conductor Mike Tomaro.
3 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount Parish, 403 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Feb. 13
Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series: East of Salinas
Working with the theme, For the Sake of Humanity, the Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series presents East of Salinas. Filmed in the Salinas Valley, this film introduces a young boy and his dedicated teacher, both of whom are sons of migrant farm workers.
7 p.m., Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call 412.396.6415, email krausee@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/humanrights.

Tuesday, Feb. 14
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Pittsburgh)
Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, financing options, major components of the business plan, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wind Symphony & Symphony Band
Featuring conductor Dr. Robert C. Cameron.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Friday, Feb. 17
Six Steps to a Better Business
This workshop includes topics such as how to move a business to the top; turn marketing into an investment, not an expense; multiply customers, revenue and profits; and keys to building a team of successful, motivated people, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
9 a.m. to noon, Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $49.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Sunday, Feb. 19
The second season of Duquesne University's Schubert on the Bluff concludes with Concert VIII: Piano Duet I (Grand Duo), featuring pianist Cynthia Raim and David Allen Wehr, series artistic director and pianist. The repertoire will include favorite works by Franz Schubert and American classical composer Aaron Copland. Wehr and soprano Sari Gruber will conduct the pre-concert discussion at 2:30 p.m.
3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Reserved Seating: $10.
Tickets available at www.duq.edu/Schubert

Monday, Feb. 20
School of Law Admissions Information Session
Designed for prospective students, the Duquesne University School of Law is hosting this session.
5:30 to 7 p.m., Courtroom 208, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, visit http://law.duq.edu/events/admissions-information-session-7 or call 412.396.6300.

Uptown Jazz Series
The Uptown Jazz Series continues with the Boilermaker Jazz Band, featuring artistic director Mike Tomaro.
7:30 p.m., Genesius Theater, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Soul Food Sampler
The Duquesne University Black Law Student Association will host its annual Soul Food Sampler, featuring meals provided by Roxanne's Take-out and Catering. All sampler meals come with the choice of either fried chicken or fried catfish, and sides including macaroni and cheese, sweet potatoes, traditional greens and corn bread. Meals will be available for pick-up or eat-in.
12 to 12:30 p.m. and from 5 to 6 p.m., Student Lounge, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10.
For more information, email connorsr@duq.edu or call 412.396.6300.

Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series: Human
Working with the theme, For the Sake of Humanity, the Duquesne University Human Rights Film Series presents Human. A collection of stories and images of our world, Human offers an immersion into the core of what it means to be human.
7 p.m., Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: Free.
For more information, call 412.396.6415, email krausee@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/humanrights.

Sunday, Feb. 26
Duquesne Symphony Orchestra
Featuring conductor Daniel Meyer, director of orchestral activities.
7:30 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave.,Oakland.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

Monday, Feb. 27
Adult Student Information Webinar: Undergraduate Programs
Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's undergraduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Center for Adult Learners.
12 to 12:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.
Cost: Free.
Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/adultlearners to register and for more information.

Tuesday, Feb. 28
Export Opportunities in Mexico and Peru: Infrastructure Projects
Mexico and Peru are two leading markets for infrastructure construction, water and mining. This workshop will feature a panel of experts that will present up-to-date information on these two nations. Topics include export strategies to enter Peru and Mexico, and industry briefings; best ways to find and deal with reps and distributors; and an invitation to join the trade missions and trade shows to Mexico and Peru slated for May 21 to 24, June 5 to 7, and Sept. 18 to 22, 2017. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
8:30 to 10:30 a.m., the SMC Business Council, 600 Cranberry Woods Dr., #190, Cranberry Township.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Paralegal Institute Open House
Prospective students are invited to learn about coursework and hands-on training of the Duquesne University School of Law's American-Bar-Association-approved Paralegal Institute. Attendees will tour the Paralegal Institute classrooms and Duquesne's campus.
Noon to 1 p.m., Libermann Hall, Fifth Ave. and Sixth Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
For more information, email paralegal@duq.edu or call 412.396.1643.

Faculty Recital Adam Liu & Friends
Featuring cellist Adam Liu.
7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Admission: $10.
For more information, call the Mary Pappert School of Music at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/musicevents.

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