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September 2018 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Monday, Aug. 27, through Saturday, Oct. 6
Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature
Duquesne's Gumberg Library will host the National Library of Medicine's exhibition Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature.
Popular Reading Room, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Wednesday, Sept. 12
Graduate Business Information Sessions
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 7:30 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.

Friday, Sept. 14
Defining Sexual Assault and Legal Consent in the #MeToo Era
With the rise of the #MeToo movement, societal concepts of sexual assault and legal consent are coming to the forefront. An interdisciplinary lineup of speakers in nursing, law and psychology, among other disciplines, will address what is being done in pursuit of safety and justice. Offered both on site and online, this seminar is approved for 6 hours of substantive continuing legal education credit, as well as for 5.5 continuing education credits in nursing, psychology and social work. Sponsored by the Cyril H. Wecht Institute for Forensic Science and Law.
8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, including cost, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or call 412.396.1330.

Sunday, Sept. 16
Fall Open House
High school students and their parents are invited to the Fall Open House on campus to learn more about majors and career offerings; chat with current students; meet representatives from admissions, financial aid and other student services; and explore campus.
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit http://duq.edu/events/fall-open-house.

Tuesday, Sept. 18, through Thursday, Sept. 20
Africa Week

  • Chronic Pain: Global Responses with Specific Attention to Cameroon on Sept. 18: Duquesne Student Union, 4 to 6 p.m.
  • African Marketplace on Sept. 19: Academic Walk, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Showcase Afrique on Sept. 20: Duquesne Student Union, 6 to 8 p.m.

Sponsored by the Duquesne University Center for African Studies, Africa Week is free and open to the public. Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
For more information, call 412.396.2651.

Friday, Sept. 21
Black Frankenstein at the Bicentennial
Dr. Elizabeth Young, author of the book Black Frankenstein: The Making of an American Metaphor, will discuss the use of the Frankenstein metaphor in American culture. Co-sponsored by the Duquesne University Department of English and Theater Arts and Gumberg Library. 1 to 2:30 p.m., Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Forbes Ave. at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, Sept. 25
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! Restaurant, 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.

Tuesday, Sept. 25, through Wednesday, Sept. 26
Integrity of Creation Conference: The Global Sustainability Challenge
The fourth annual Presidential Conference on the Integrity of Creation focuses on The Global Sustainability Challenge. The interdisciplinary conference invites participants from different disciplines to engage in civil discourse on the Integrity of Creation. This year, the discussions also include a presentation by Bishop Pierre Jubinville, C.S.Sp., on his ministry on land sustainability in Paraguay.
Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom, Forbes Ave., at Chatham Sq., Pittsburgh.
For more information and to register, visit http://www.duq.edu/ioc or call 412.396.4504.

Wednesday, Sept. 26
The Meaning of Frankenstein in the 21st Century: An Interdisciplinary Faculty Panel Discussion
3 to 4:30 p.m., Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

Saturday, Sept. 29
17th Annual Katie Westbrook 5K and Dog Walk
This annual race and dog walk is held in honor of Katie Westbrook, whose dream at age 13 was to become a lawyer. Westbrook, who suffered from a rare bone cancer, passed away at 15, just hours before she was to receive an honorary degree from the School of Law. Proceeds from the race benefit the Student Bar Association Centennial Endowed Scholarship Fund. Hosted by the Duquesne University School of Law.
8 a.m. to noon, Mellon Hall Patio, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $10 for students, $15 for faculty, staff and alumni.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/law/5K or call 412.396.6186.

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