Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
This webinar will examine ways in which micro-aggressions particularly impact women, faculty and staff of color, and LGBTQ faculty and staff in our institutions. In response, we can practice forms of micro-resistance and ally behaviors when we see our colleagues targeted, or when we ourselves are targeted. This focus on empowerment allows us to take action in our local environments, lessening the impact upon colleague when micro-aggressions occur
Student stress, depression, and anxiety often manifest themselves as disruptive and distressed behaviors. Reducing stress, depression, and anxiety increases student engagement, ability to learn, and the mental health and well being of our communities. This panel will provide information and resources for helping faculty identify and respond compassionately and effectively to students exhibiting these behaviors.
The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners. This course and our discussions will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments.
Designed for ISU participants from all backgrounds and levels of experience, this workshop will explore the what, why, and how of personal digital record-keeping through a murder mystery activity. Topics will range from best practices for creating digital records and rights issues in the digital landscape to strategies for storing digital records and emerging developments regarding the digital afterlife.
"The Confidence Trajectory: Your Career as a Journey," Beth Ford, group executive vice president and chief operating officer for Land O'Lakes, St. Paul, and College of Business alumna. A networking reception follows.
Love paper crafts? Learn a new way to make beautiful paper to use in cards, artwork, scrapbooking, or just for fun.
Richard McCarty, an associate professor of religious studies at Mercyhurst University, studies religious perspectives on human relationships and sexual ethics.
"Your Future Is Short. Don't Waste It Working for Someone Else," Roger Underwood, entrepreneur and former CEO of Becker Underwood.
Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Brandy Clark has been rapidly gaining fans and attention the past few years. Named MusicRow magazine's 2014 Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Clark signed to Warner Bros. Records after her debut album, 12 Stories, was released to widespread critical acclaim in October 2013.