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4th Floor Koren Building
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Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412.396.6050
Fax: 412.396.2243

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    January Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Tuesday, Jan. 7

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Beaver 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, Butler Community Development Corporation, 111 Woody Dr., Butler.

    Cost:  Free

    Call 724.283.1961 to register and for more information.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 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 and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation, 100 E. Reynolds Street, Suite 100, New Castle.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

     

    Leadership Challenge Certificate Information Session

    The Leadership Challenge Certificate is a non-credit program based on the book The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. The program offers a compelling and interactive learning environment that is strategically designed to motivate and teach those looking to enhance their leadership qualities through their own specific learning styles. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    5:30 to 7 p.m. EST, Ground Floor, Libermann Hall, 600 Fifth Ave., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

    Visit www.duq.edu/lcc or call 412.396.5600 for more information and registration.

      

    Sunday, Jan. 12

    Beethoven on the Bluff III: Violin/Cello I

    The third concert of the first season of Beethoven on the Bluff series, Violin/Cello I will include sonatas written by the composer as true duos for two star soloists. The featured pieces will be Sonata #4 for Violin and Piano, op. 23;
    Sonata #5 for Violin and Piano, op. 24 Spring; and Two Sonatas for Cello and Piano, op. 5 (#1 and 2). Concert performers include David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair; Noah Bendix-Balgley, violinist and concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO); and Anne Martindale Williams, principal cellist for the PSO. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Suggested donation: $10. 

     For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

     

    Tuesday, Jan. 14

    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 School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    12 to 12:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership for more information and registration.

     

    The 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 and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.1633 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

      

    Thursday, Jan. 16

    Adult Student Information Webinar: Graduate Programs

    Participants will learn more about Duquesne University's graduate programs. The program manager will provide comprehensive information and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    12 to 12:30 p.m. EDT. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership for more information and registration.

     

    Leadership Challenge Certificate Information Session

    The Leadership Challenge Certificate is a non-credit program based on the book The Leadership Challenge by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner. The program offers a compelling and interactive learning environment that is strategically designed to motivate and teach those looking to enhance their leadership qualities through their own specific learning styles. Sponsored by Duquesne University's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    5:30 to 7 p.m. EST, Ground Floor, Libermann Hall, 600 Fifth Ave., Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.

    Visit www.duq.edu/lcc or call 412.396.5600 for more information and registration.

     

    Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Workshop, featuring directors Mike Tomaro and Jeff Bush. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    7:30 p.m., Dr. Thomas D. Pappert Center for Performance and Innovation, School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Suggested donation: $10.

    For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

     

    Friday, Jan. 17

    Forensic Fridays: New Advances in Fire Investigation

    The Spring Forensic Fridays series kicks off with New Advances in Fire Investigation, which will address how recent advances in the field of fire investigation are enabling more effective determination of the origins and causes of various types of conflagrations. Featuring Donald Brucker, chief deputy and K9 handler for the Allegheny County Fire Marshal's Office; Jason Constanzo, a detective in that office: and Nancy Love and Daniel Wolfe, scientists in the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

    1 to 4:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Various costs and group rates available.

    For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, call 412-396-1330 or email wechtinstitute@duq.edu.

     

    Thursday, Jan. 23

    Human Rights Film Festival 2013: Conflict and Community presents Blood Brother

    The first in this six-film series, Blood Brother tells the inspiring story of how one young man from Pittsburgh is making a difference in the lives of children in India afflicted by HIV. The guest speaker at the screening will be Sara Noel, outreach director at Amizade Global Service Learning. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

    7 p.m., Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information, visit www.duq.edu/human-rights or call 412.396.6415.

      

    Sunday, Jan. 26

    Music on the Mount: Triano Woodwind Quintet

    This series of free music concerts at Mt. Washington's Saint Mary of the Mount parish provides Duquesne music students with a community outreach opportunity and a music performance for the community to enjoy. This performance will feature director James Houlik, director and professor and co-chair of woodwinds at the Mary Pappert School of Music. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music.

    3 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount, Mount Washington, 403 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information, call the music school at 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

      

    Tuesday, Jan. 28

    School of Law Information Session

    Attendees will be provided with information about the admissions process, financial aid and law school student life. The session will also include tours of the law school and the opportunity to meet current students and admissions staff. Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Law.

    7 p.m., School of Law, Hanley Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information, call 412.396.6296 or email lawadmissions@duq.edu.

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 29

    Human Rights Film Festival 2013: Conflict and Community presents Tough Guise 2

    The second in this six-film series, Tough Guise 2 explores how the media and pop culture shape and distort what it means to be male in American society, including the aggressive behavior, violence and abuse of women associated with questionable ideals of masculinity. The guest speaker at the screening will be Dr. Thomas F. Matta, counselor at the Pittsburgh Vet Center of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and author of Voices of Men: The Shaping of Masculinities in Three Subcultural Contexts. Sponsored by Duquesne University's Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.

    7 p.m., Room 105, College Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information, visit www.duq.edu/human-rights or call 412.396.6415.

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for 10,000-plus graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.