Wednesday, 01 Sep 2021
Webinar, Mindfully Resolving Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity, NCORE)
So often, our educators, counselors, and administrators want to learn how to mindfully resolve cross-cultural conflicts, but are stuck in trying to answer some very familiar questions, "How do we create an atmosphere where every member is seen and valued? What if a cross-cultural conflict escalates and polarizes everyone in the room? What if I'm part of the problem?
Wednesday, 08 Sep 2021
Explore how the fusion of cultures has influenced the Art on Campus Collection. Dr. Sebastian Braun is Director of American Indian Studies and Associate Professor of Anthropology.
Sunday, 12 Sep 2021
Gain a unique perspective from Anne Pagel, the curator of the private lender's collection, as she discusses the artists included in "Arte Cubano."
Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. One tradition includes building ofrendas (altars) honoring the deceased using brightly colored skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. Instead of sugar, our skulls are paper mache, but we invite you to decorate them in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos using paint, glitter.
Thursday, 16 Sep 2021
A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year.
Experience the sounds of Cuba alongside the art of Cuba with an evening screening of the acclaimed documentary "Buena Vista Social Club" (1999) at the Brunnier Art Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition "Arte Cubano."
Tuesday, 21 Sep 2021
Commemorate the 20th year of the International Day of Peace with a mindfulness craft. Create a strand of 5 origami cranes symbolizing hope and healing during challenging times.
Wednesday, 22 Sep 2021
Why tell the story of the Black Holocaust? What was/is the significance of depopulation of the African continent for ten centuries, in the past and now? Dr. Kesho Scott is an internationally renowned Diversity Trainer/Consultant, an Associate Professor of American Studies and Sociology at Grinnell College, and an award-winning writer.
Thursday, 23 Sep 2021
Webinar, Troubling the Waters: Alternative College Student Development Frameworks for Diverse Student Populations
As institutions of higher education across the country grapple with how to best meet the needs of their primary consumers, college students, it becomes increasingly important to have at their disposal an array of frameworks that provide them with conceptual and theoretical models that not only assist them with understanding where they are, but also who they are along their respective learning, growth, and development trajectories.
Sunday, 26 Sep 2021
Get a closer look at signature objects in the University Museums' permanent collection. This tour spotlights the diverse forms of Native American and Inuit art, from basketry to glassmaking.
Monday, 27 Sep 2021
Get a first look at the newest reACT exhibition, guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Strum, Professor of Music. "Color Matters" explores the complex relationship humans have with color and how color shapes how we see and understand the world. Remarks at 5:00 pm by Dr. Sturm. Light refreshments.
Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021
Enjoy a virtual exploration of the newest reACT exhibition "Color Matters" with guest curator Dr. Jonathan Sturm as he shares his thoughts on the concept, discusses highlights of the exhibition, and invites you to visit in person and reACT.
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.
Thursday, 30 Sep 2021
Webinar, College Student Development Theory: Transgressive Frameworks and Models for Diverse Populations
According to Perez-Izaguirre (2019), "Acts of transgression are located at the border of a norm bounded by limits, marked by what is appropriate". College student development theory has evolved over time to include essential contributions from intellectuals, scholars, and theorists representing myriad disciplines and fields both within and outside of the social sciences.