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Don’t get FOMO, get on these exclusive NYC events: from Take Back the Night to a Stonewall uprising talk to a United Nations sustainability panel to the Science Gala, you won’t want to miss out.

Monday, April 22

UN Sustainability Panel
12:10 p.m.–2:10 p.m. | Student Center West
Learn from experts in our community about the environmental movement and how you can get involved. Guest speakers will include Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies and Science Melanie Dupuis, PhD; Professor Emeritus Narinder Kakar; David O’Connor, PhD; Cecilia Smith; and President of the Pace Sustainability Initiative Thomas Carpenito ’21.

Tuesday, April 23

Stonewall Generation Meets Gen Z
6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. | Student Center
Join a panel of LGBTQA+ student activists, Distinguished Professor Karla Jay, as well as their guests to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. This discussion will bridge the gap between those who lived through this important moment in history and the new generation of LGBTQA+ youth.

Wednesday, April 24

Double Feature: Sharkwater Extinction and Sharkwater
5:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Room W625
The Biology and Environmental Studies and Science departments will be screening Sharkwater Extinction (2018) and its prequel, Sharkwater (2006). These two films are about one man’s quest to save sharks from illegal shark finning. Snacks will be served! If you have any questions, please email Erika Crispo, PhD.

Thursday, April 25

Take Back the Night
5:00 p.m. | City Hall Park
Honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month and rally against sexual violence and rape culture with the Peer Advocates Against Sexual Assault (PAASA) and HeForShe. The event will begin with a rally where people will share their experiences, then a walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to encourage solidarity and support. Join us!

Friday, May 3

Third Annual Science Gala
6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. | One Pace Plaza, Courtyard (Rain location: Gym)
You’re invited to celebrate the end of the semester with the Chemistry Club, Tri-Beta, the Pre-Professional Health Society, and the Forensic Science Student Organization! There will be music, food, and plenty of prizes.