At the Staten Island Museum at Snug Harbor (1000 Richmond Terrace, Bldg. A), join Wagner College history professor Brett Palfreyman for “Chekhov in Staten Island on Film,” a program of clips from an upcoming film, “The Black Monk,” based on the short story by Anton Chekhov and set on Staten Island. Palfreyman will explore the impact of tuberculosis on Chekhov and in the short story, as well as the history of tuberculosis on Staten Island. He will be joined in discussing the film by Hunter College Chekhov scholar Nadya Peterson and “Black Monk” filmmakers Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno. The program is free with admission to the Staten Island Museum.
Faculty Forum Topic Is Amitosis real? How cells divide presented by Zoltan Fulop.
A panel discussion to share the results of a team of Wagner student researchers and place them in the context of larger environmental resilience projects in Staten Island and around New York City.
Katie Mosher-Smith of the Billion Oyster Project will talk about the environmental services that oysters provide. And Pippa Brashear from SCAPE architects will discuss where oysters fit into the Living Breakwater Project, an ongoing $60 million, New York State funded effort to fortify the shoreline of Staten Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Opening Reception for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
The BRIDGES Program is sponsoring a cooking class for upperclassmen with Chef Michael.
Last day to withdraw from a course
Survivor: Homework and Exams and Essays, Oh My!
This workshop will focus on the importance of studying on a daily basis; it provides suggestions for how to become an active learner, how to maximize the learning that takes place in the classroom, an how to retain information more effectively.