A A Email Print Share

March Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Wednesday, March 6
School of Law Information Session
This information session is for prospective part-time Juris Doctorate program students. The sessions cover topics such as the admissions process, financial aid, studying and living in Pittsburgh, and include student-led tours of the law school.
5:30 to 7 p.m., Law School, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Register here.

Wednesday, March 13
Paralegal Institute Open House
Prospective students are invited to learn more about the School of Law's Paralegal Institute. Light refreshments will be served.
Noon to 1 p.m., Libermann Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.law.duq.edu/paralegal.

Thursday, March 14
Graduate Business Coffee Chats
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an off-site graduate information session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5 to 6:30 p.m., Panera Bread, 4172 William Penn Hwy., Monroeville.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Friday, March 15
The Impact of Bias on the Outcome of Forensic Investigations
This Forensic Fridays seminar will focus on implicit and cognitive biases that impact the results of forensic investigations. Hosted by the Cyril H. Wecht Institute for Forensic Science and Law, this course was approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) board for two hours of substantive CLE and one hour of ethics CLE credit.
12:30 to 4 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost and a full list of speakers, and to register, visit www.duq.edu/forensics.

Philosophy Speaker Series: Dr. Jonny Thakkar
Speaker Dr. Jonny Thakkar, assistant professor of political science at Swarthmore College, will present his recent book Plato As a Critical Theorist, which attempts to revive Platonic idealism as both guide and salve to the impasses of contemporary liberal democracy.
2:30 to 5 p.m., Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Saturday, March 16
CLE: Ask Not What Your Legal Intern Can Do For You
This Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar is approved for two hours of substantive CLE credit and is organized by the School of Law's Clinical Legal Education program.
9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Room 203, Law School, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $90.
To register, visit www.duq.edu/law.

Thursday, March 21
Graduate Business Information Session
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for a Graduate Business Information Session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5:30 to 7 p.m., Room 409, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

2019 Murray Excellence in Scholarship Lecture
This lecture will feature Yale University Law Professor James Forman, Jr., author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America. A reception and book signing will follow the lecture.
4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Duquesne University, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.
To RSVP, email Mary Serafini at serafinim@duq.edu.

Tuesday, March 26
Graduate Business Coffee Chats
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an off-site graduate information session to learn more about program offerings and Duquesne University.
5 to 6:30 p.m., Zoup!, 1900 Main St., Canonsburg.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business/grad, email jewettj@duq.edu or call 412.396.6244.

Wednesday, March 27
Social Justice Reading Club: 'Evicted' by Matthew Desmond
The Social Justice Reading Club will discuss Evicted by Matthew Desmond. Dr. Anita Zuberi, assistant professor of sociology, will be a guest speaker. Copies of Evicted are available in Gumberg Library.
4:30 to 6 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: Free.

Duquesne University

Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
www.duq.edu