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August Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Monday, July 30, through Friday, Aug. 3
Violin and Viola Boot Camp: Session I
This week-long program is open to violinists and violists looking to gain extensive improvement in practicing efficiency equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, masterclasses and supervised practicing. Participants will study with award-winning professors and world-class performers Charles and Rachel Stegeman. Students must bring their own instrument. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $650 for one session; $1,200 for two sessions; $1,700 for three sessions.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/cmc.

Monday, Aug. 6, through Friday, Aug. 10
Violin and Viola Boot Camp: Session II
This week-long program is open to violinists and violists looking to gain extensive improvement in practicing efficiency equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, masterclasses and supervised practicing. Participants will study with award-winning professors and world-class performers Charles and Rachel Stegeman. Students must bring their own instrument. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $650 for one session; $1,200 for two sessions.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/cmc.  

Monday, Aug. 13, through Friday, Aug. 17
Violin and Viola Boot Camp: Session III
This week-long program is open to violinists and violists looking to gain extensive improvement in practicing efficiency equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, masterclasses and supervised practicing. Participants will study with award-winning professors and world-class performers Charles and Rachel Stegeman. Students must bring their own instrument. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mary Pappert School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $650.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/cmc.

Thursday, Aug. 16
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 Regional Chamber of Commerce, 325 E. Washington St., New Castle.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Monday, Aug. 20
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.
1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

Wednesday, Aug. 22
Ethical Challenges in the Adjudication of Defendants with Mental Illness
Offered both on site and online, the Cyril H. Wecht Institute for Forensic Science and Law will host its first Ethics and Eats seminar of the fall semester titled Ethical Challenges in the Adjudication of Defendants with Mental Illness. Attorneys, social workers and other professionals involved in the adjudication of defendants with mental illness will learn best practices for meeting various ethical challenges related to these issues. This program is approved for two hours of ethics continuing legal education credit as well as two hours of social work continuing education credit. Sponsored by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.
8:30 to 11 a.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Student Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
To learn more and to register, visit www.duq.edu/forensics, call 412.396.1330 or email wechtinstitute@duq.edu.

Friday, Aug. 24
Abre Tu Negacio (First Step: Business Startup Essentials-Spanish)
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. This seminar is presented in Spanish. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.
1 to 4 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.
Cost: $25. For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.

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