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January Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Tuesday, Jan. 6

The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler 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, Suite 102, 112 Hollywood Dr., Butler.

Cost: Free

Call 724.283.1961 to register and for more information.

 

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's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

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/leadership to register and for more information.

  

Thursday, Jan. 8

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., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

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

  

Sunday, Jan. 11

Beethoven on the Bluff presents Concert VII: Violin/Cello III

The third concert of the Beethoven on the Bluff: The Late Years season, this performance will feature the first of three sonatas for piano and violin, dedicated to Ludwig van Beethoven's friend and teacher Antonio Salieri, as well as the final two sonatas for cello and piano. Guest artists include violinist Noah Bendix-Balgley, concertmaster of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO), and Anne Martindale Williams, principal cellist for the PSO, who will perform with David Allen Wehr, pianist and the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair at the School of Music.

3 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert 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/musicevents.

 

Monday, Jan. 12

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's School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

5 to 5:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

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

  

Friday, Jan. 16

Social Media in the Courts: Privacy, Discovery, Admissibility and the Role of Digital Forensics

The Forensic Fridays series returns with this session that will explore the civil and criminal legal ramifications of social media's pervasiveness from the perspectives of the law, law enforcement and digital forensics. Attorney David G. Ries of Clark Hill, PLC, will moderate the program. This session is approved by Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for three substantive CLE dredits. Presented by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

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

For more information, including cost, and to register, call 412.396.1330, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/forensics.

  

Sunday, Jan. 18

Music on the Mount: Chamber Music for the New Year

This performance will feature the DeBroff String Quartet and Triano Woodwind Quintet with directors Charles Stegeman and James Houlik. The Music on the Mount provides Duquesne University music students with a community outreach opportunity and a music performance for the community to enjoy.

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

Cost: Free.

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

 

Tuesday, Jan. 20

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.

5 to 5:30 p.m. EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

Cost: Free.

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

  

Thursday, Jan. 22

The 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: Free.

Call 724.658.1488 to register and for more information.

 

Human Rights Film Series: White Like Me

The 2015 Human Rights Film Series, featuring the theme Oppression and Opportunity, kicks off with a screening of White Like Me. The film examines the legacy of white privilege in American and how it continues to perpetuate racial inequity and shape public policy. NAACP Pittsburgh Chapter President Connie Parker will give remarks following the film screening. Hosted 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

Call 412.396.6415 or visit www.duq.edu/human-rights for more information.

  

Saturday, Jan. 24

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, taxation requirements and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 108, 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.

 

Pittsburgh Song Collaborative: A Folk Song Fantasy

Featuring artistic director Benjamin Binder.

7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert 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/musicevents.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Faculty Recital: Tea for Two

Featuring cellist Adam Liu and violinist Rachel Stegeman.

7:30 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, Mary Pappert 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/musicevents.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 28

Human Rights Film Series: Power & Control

The 2015 Human Rights Film Series, featuring the theme Oppression and Opportunity, continues with a screening of Power & Control, which provides a sobering look at domestic abuse in our society through the eyes of one woman. Nicole Molinaro Karaczun, director of services at the Women's Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, will give remarks following the film screening. Hosted 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

Call 412.396.6415 or visit www.duq.edu/human-rights for more information.

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