Calendar: Oct. 28 to Oct. 30


Workshop: The University Career Services will hold a workshop to teach interview and prep skills from 2 to 3 p.m. in Student Service Center 1, Room 106.

Lecture: The Women’s Professional Society will host their third installment of “Empower” this semester by hosting City Council member Wanda Adams to speak about the causes of female poverty with a complimentary dessert bar from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Oberholtzer Hall multipurpose room.

Lecture: The American Institute of Architecture Students will host a lecture on the 13-foot building under construction at La Jolla Commons in San Diego and the technological advancements involved from 6 to 8 p.m. in the College of Architecture atrium.

Reading: Blaffer will bring Los Angeles-based poet Jen Hofer and Houston-based poet Fady Joudah for a public reading in “Translators as Poets, Poets as Translators” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Blaffer Art Museum.

Performance: Catch the last production of the opera “The Italian Straw Hat,” which was composed by Nina Rota, at 7:30 p.m. at the Moores Opera Center.


Academics: University Career Services will host an information session about how to choose majors and available career opportunities from 11 a.m. to noon in Student Service Center 1, Room 106.

Exhibition: Listen to Museum of Fine Arts Houston curator Emily Ballew Neff and assistant curator Kaylin H. Weber lecture on a current museum exhibit of American artists from 11:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, Room 110.

Lecture: The Department of African American Studies presents Ghanian cultural practices with guest Kwame Ansong from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Agnes Arnold Hall, Room 106.

Workshop: University Career Services will host a professional career building workshop on how to build a resume that will impress recruiters and streamline the job hiring process from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Student Service Center 1, Room 106.

Event: The fifth annual Haunted Penthouse will be hosted by the Department of Campus Recreation from 4 to 7 p.m.  in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center’s rotunda. Wear a pair of closed-toe shoes for a frighteningly good time.


Lecture: An open forum will be hosted for students to meet and talk to Yang Wang, a prospective candidate for the Dean of the College of Natural Science and Mathematics, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Science & Research Building 1, Room 634.

Lecture: The Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management will feature Monte Hansen, a general manager of the Royal Sonesta Hotel, as part of the Dean John Bowen’s Leadership Series, which is open to all students. Hansen will share his experience as an important figure in the hospitality industry from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in the Hilton UH.

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