Monday, 08 Feb 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. Series Keynote. Isabel Wilkerson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize winner and the National Humanities Medal, is the author of the bestsellers "The Warmth of Other Suns" and "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents." A gifted storyteller, Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, as well as the unseen hierarchies that have divided us as a nation.
Wednesday, 10 Feb 2021
A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Grab your mask and head to the fair to learn where your next adventure will take you!
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021
Join Christa Jackson, Associate Professor, School of Education, as she shares how she prepares preservice mathematics education teachers in becoming cognizant of their biases through recognizing what they attend to and how they relate classroom events to the broader principles of teaching and learning.
Thursday, 18 Feb 2021
Web talk, Structural racism, institutional transformation, and diversifying the STEM faculty (SABER)
The small number of Black, Latinx/a/o, and Native American faculty in STEM has been increasingly identified as cause for concern, and multiple interventions have been proposed and implemented to increase representation. Decades of research suggest that interventions must go beyond focusing on "fixing" minoritized scientists, instead turning our attention to how campuses and STEM disciplines perpetuate racism and inequality.
Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021
The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Students interact with the instructor, their peers, and the course content throughout the learning process, often simultaneously in a learning environment. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.
Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021
U.S. Latino/a Studies Faculty Lectures Series, Spring 2021 This presentation tests that analysis by demarcating Mexican American and police interactions from 1970 to the present day. To do that, Dr. Brian Behnken focus on three examples where interactions between Mexican people and law enforcement resulted in the exposure of the inner workings of the entirety of the criminal justice system.