Spring 2018

Workshops, seminars, and other opportunities

The College of Human Sciences Diversity, Equity and Community Brown Bag Series is back! Please plan to join us in Palmer 0331 for these events. These sessions are open to all CHS faculty, staff, and students. Snack will be provided.

May 1
4 - 6:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall
Topic: Mission Inclusion - Broadening perspectives through curriculum and practice

Hear how the College of Human Sciences (CHS) is infusing out curriculum and practice with topics concerning exclusivity, equity, representation, and overall broader perspectives. After participating in a yearlong seminar, facutly participants will share with CHS and the campus community their infusion plans and strategies.

For more information, download pdf.

April 6
Noon - 1:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building
Topic: International Students and Microagressions: Panel and Discussions about their Experiences as Students and Teaching Assistants

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March 26
9:15 - 10:45 a.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union
Topic: Navigating Gender and Cultural Diversity (workshop)

March 26
7 - 8:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union
Topic: Women in Global Science: Advancing Careers through International Collaboration (lecture and discussion)

March 23
Noon - 1:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building
Topic: Students and Disability: Panel and Dialogue about Awareness, Action, and How to Become a Better Ally

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February 23
10 - 11:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union
Topic: The Public Classroom

Seemingly every week, university faculty comes under fire for statements or material presented in the classroom. Join University Counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment, and its implications for freedom of speech, and academic freedom. Due to the high demand for this workshop, this is a repeat of the same workshop that was offered in November through the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost.

Light refreshments will be provided.

February 2
Noon - 1 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building
Topic: Civility and Political Correctness
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July 19-22
Charlotte, North Carolina
Topic: Camp Pride Scholarship

Camp Pride is a leadership experience that brings together over 60 LGBTQ and allied young people from across the country for 5 days of student leadership development, campus organizing techniques, conflict management, social justice advocacy, diversity education and more. The College of Human Sciences is offering a scholarship for a CHS undergraduate student to attend again this year, July 19-22nd in Charlotte, North Carolina. Please complete the application by February 16th to apply for the registration and transportation costs for a College of Human Sciences student to attend Camp Pride. It is best to enter all information at once before submitting, as saving the application only lasts for a few hours. Please direct any questions to Amy Popillion or Eulanda Sanders.

For more information, download pdf.