Monday, 22 Sep 2014
Stop by The Workspace and make a painted stone mandala using simple geometric forms. Keep it as a talisman for yourself or give it to someone as a small but special gift.
This workshop will focus on the simple design tricks for your Blackboard Learn course to help your students navigate your course and stay organized. You will also learn how to track the progress of your students in Grade Center using smart views and color coding. You will see a demonstration and become familiar with the logistics of Retention Center.
University-wide awards will be presented to faculty and staff. A reception will follow.
Mandalas are symbolic in Hinduism and Buddhism, and are created with geometric shapes incorporating ancient spiritual symbols. The Memorial Union will be hosting Tibetan Monks September 22-25, and they will create a large scale sand mandala on the 2nd floor. Make your own brightly colored mandala while learning embroidery stitches. Use one of our designs, or get inspiration from the Monks and create your own. Finished mandalas can be hung in
Dr. Matthew Coley is director of percussion.