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    June Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Friday, June 3

    Forensic Fridays: Problems and Advances in Eyewitness Identification

    Flawed eyewitness identification is emerging as one of the primary causes of wrongfully convicted felons. Featured speakers at this seminar include Dr. Susan Goldberg, assistant professor of psychology at Duquesne; John Rago, professor of law and Pennsylvania Innocence Commission Chair; and Dr. Sheila Seelau, associate professor of forensics and psychology and coordinator of Chatham University’s forensics program. These and other experts will address the historic problems and the latest research advances in the field of eyewitness identification. Approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for substantive CLE credit. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

    1 to 4:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: $30 per person for the general public, $10 for students, $45 for government attorneys and nurses, and $75 for private attorneys.

    Call 412.396.1330, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/forensics/forensic-fridays for more information and to register.

     

    Tuesday, June 7

    Leadership Breakfast Series: Leading Mindfully

    This workshop is the first in the Leadership Breakfast Series, an educational and networking event designed to inspire attendees to think about successful leadership. Leading Mindfully will focus on how the practice of mindfulness is the foundation of the competencies and tasks of leadership. Presented by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Power Center Ballroom West, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh. Cost: $45, which includes parking, full breakfast and handout materials.

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

    Tuesday, June 14

    Online Information Session: School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

    Meet advisors, faculty, students and alumni from Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement (SLPA) at this free, online information session. Learn about accelerated bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees for adults, and get your questions answered. Sponsored by Duquesne’s SLPA.

    Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: Free.

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

    Friday, June 24

    Environmental Toxicity and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

    This conference will address the science surrounding environmental toxins and their harmful effects on the neurodevelopmental system as well as offer potential strategies to create positive changes in the environment and health practices and policies. Speakers include Pediatric Neurologist Dr. Martha Herbert of Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School and Dr. Isaac Pessah, professor of toxicology at the University of California’s Davis School of Medicine. Co-hosted by Duquesne University and The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh.

    9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Call 412.833.4360 or visit www.envirotoxicityandkids.com for more information.

    Saturday, June 25

    Information Session: School of Leadership and Professional Advancement

    Meet advisors, faculty, students and alumni from Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement (SLPA) at this free information session. Learn about accelerated bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees for adults, and get your questions answered. Sponsored by Duquesne’s SLPA.

    10 to 11:30 a.m., 713 Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

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

    Sunday, June 26

    DuquesneFest

    Designed for Fall 2011 high school seniors, DuquesneFest provides the opportunity to meet with students and representatives from Duquesne’s admissions, financial aid, academic, administrative and student life areas. Activities include a continental breakfast, campus tours, and sessions and presentations to learn about college admission procedures, classes, majors and careers. Hosted by the Duquesne University Office of Admission.

    8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: Free.

    Call 800.456.0590 or visit www.duq.edu/admissions for more information and to register. 

    Thursday, June 30

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar: Personal Mastery

    This webinar is part of a series that will help participants learn how to manage themselves and their energy more skillfully in order to achieve personal goals in less time and more sustainably. Presented by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement (SLPA).

    Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: $50, and free to SLPA alumni.

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

    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.