Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 28

Still from the film: The Lunch Box

3:30pm Foreign Film Series: The Lunch Box
Lecture Hall A

The white-jacketed dabbawallahs of Mumbai daily collect and deliver hundreds of thousands of tiered lunch boxes, rarely making a delivery mistake. But when Ila's lovingly prepared meals are delivered to the lonely Saajan, instead of to her husband, a friendship and innocent love affair begins between them.

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Thursday, October 30

Innovation Speaker poster

11:00am–12:00pm Innovation Speaker Series
Dennis Miller, Infrastructure Engineering Management
Lorusso Solarium

Dennis Miller is a Licensed Professional Engineer in five states and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE). He recently retired from AECOM after 34 years with the firm. AECOM is an international architectural / engineering company providing planning, design and construction in five major areas: Transportation, Water, Energy, Environmental, and Buildings. There, he was involved in project management, risk management, quality control and AECOM's certified continuing education program.

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Monday, November 3

The Plywood Forest, by artist Philippe Lejeune

4:30–6:00pm Opening Reception
Philippe Lejeune: Artist-in-Residence
Higgins Art Gallery

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Tuesday, November 4

Still from the film: Tampopo

3:30pm Foreign Film Series: Tampopo
Lecture Hall A

Goro's search for the perfect noodle is a funny takeoff on the old spaghetti westerns. The movie has also been described as "Zen and the art of noodle-making," but Hal Hinson, film critic from the Washington Post, says it best: "It's half movie, half dessert-topping – a film gourmand's lusty dream."

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Thursday, November 6

Innovation Speaker poster

11:00am–12:00pm Innovation Speaker Series
Jim Ferry, President, Boston Innovation Group
The Boiler Room of Innovation
Lorusso Solarium

Jim Ferry works in the boiler room of innovation – helping great clients like Absolut, Bausch & Lomb, Dell, Federal Express, Sony, 3M, Wawa, and many others develop new ideas. He specializes in facilitating innovation, idea generation, new product development, naming, branding and strategizing.

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Friday–Sunday, November 14–16

Logo for Cape Cod Startup Weekend

Startup Weekend Cape Cod
West Barnstable Campus

Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who are learning the basics of founding startups and launching successful ventures. anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers. Teams organically form around the top ideas (as determined by popular vote) and then it’s a 54 hour frenzy of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation. The weekends culminate with presentations in front of local entrepreneurial leaders with another opportunity for critical feedback.

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Tuesday, November 18

Wordpress logo

1:00–4:00pm Wordpress Clinic
Workforce Education Resource Center (WERC)
Hyannis Center

Entrepreneurs and small business owners can meet one-on-one for 30 minutes to discuss general questions and learn tips and tricks for creating and maintaining a Wordpress blog or website. You will be able to schedule a 30-minute meeting with Sheila Crowley, Wordpress Trainer and Web Designer, by calling MSBDC’s office at (508) 673-9783 x10.

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Still from the film: Today's Special

3:30pm Foreign Film Series: Today's Special
Lecture Hall A

Samir's family, Indian immigrants, owns the rundown Tandoori Palace restaurant. Samir, seeking distance from his father, is an ambitious chef in a Manhattan restaurant. When his father suffers a heart attack, Samir's plans have to be put aside. He takes over the family business, although he doesn't cook Indian food. Today's Special is a strong addition to the "finding-family-through-food" film genre.

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