Author Toni Morrison, Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winner, will speak at the University of Miami Convocation Center at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to all students, faculty and staff with a ‘Cane Card. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., begins tabling in the breezeway and collecting donations in the residential colleges for Operation Big Bookbag. It will be accepting school supplies for children of inner city public schools.


Hurricane Productions presents movie night at the Cosford cinema. Sin City is an adaptation of Frank Miller’s stories based in the fictional town of Sin City. Showings are at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The Multicultural Student Association greets students each fall by sponsoring the annual Black Student Welcome Reception for new and returning students, faculty and staff. Students meet with key members from the University community as well as receive a copy of the Urban Access Resource Guide for students to assist them in their transition to the University of Miami. The event will be held in the UC I-Lounge at 6 p.m.


The Lowe Art Museum will be holding the Monthly LoweDown Happy Hour and closing reception for Uncanny from 7 to 9 p.m., which will include jazz, light cocktails and a guided tour by the artist, Billie Lynn.

An info session for University of Miami Up ’til Dawn campaign to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will be held at 5 p.m. in the UC I-Lounge.