Aug. 2020 Events Hosted by Duquesne University

Monday, Aug. 3, through Friday, Aug. 9
Violin and Viola Boot Camp (Session Four)
This program is open to violinists and violists entering grades 6-12 and college students looking to gain an extensive performance and practice experience equivalent to that of an entire school year. Included are group technique classes, master classes and supervised practice. Sponsored by the City Music Center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily, online.Cost: For cost options for full and half-day sessions, visit the camp website.
For more information and to register, visit the camp website. 

Tuesday, Aug. 4
Restaurants and Bars: Expanding Operations During COVID-19 (Webinar)
In this webinar, attendees will learn about challenges facing the hospitality and nightlife sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics covered will include how to expand a business onto Pittsburgh's sidewalks and streets, what to know about cocktails to go, innovative retrofits to achieve distancing and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center and the City of Pittsburgh's Office of Nighttime Economy.
2 to 3 p.m., online.
Cost: Free.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.     

Wednesday, Aug. 5
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., online.
Cost: Free. For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.     

Tuesday, Aug. 18
First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Webinar)
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 12:30 p.m., online.
Cost: $25.
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/sbdc or call 412.396.1633.      

Thursday, Aug. 20
Graduate Business Information Session (Webinar)
Join the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business for an online informational session to learn more about the School of Business' graduate programs and Duquesne University.
Noon to 1 p.m., online.
Cost: Free. 
For more information and to register, visit www.duq.edu/business.     

Friday, Aug. 21
NEA Big Read at Duquesne: Keynote Address
As part of NEA Big Read programming at Duquesne, renowned science communicator Emily Grasile will present a virtual talk about her experience as a woman in science and her reactions to the NEA Big Read memoir Lab Girl by Hope Jahren. Grasile is the chief curiosity correspondent at the Field Museum in Chicago. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Hosted by Gumberg Library.
Time TBA, online.
For more information, visit the event website. 

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