Monday, 21 Feb 2022
The Department of Economics is pleased to present a department seminar given by Jerome Adda, Professor of Economics, Bocconi University.
Join this session to learn about a garden that truly rocks! Hear Jeff Epping, Director of Horticulture at the Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wi, discuss integrating Earth-friendly gravel gardens into a landscape. These gardens require less water, mulch, energy, chemical or labor than traditional rock gardens yet provide many benefits.
Artist Chris Jordan is known for his hard-hitting photographs that confront with shocking directness the dark side of our mass culture. Having explored this territory for more than 20 years, Jordan emerges now with a powerful new message that turns environmentalism upside down.
Wednesday, 23 Feb 2022
Learn about open educational resources (OER), free course materials that instructors can use in place of expensive textbooks and adapt to fit their course's needs. Registration required.
Thursday, 24 Feb 2022
"Claiming Your Language: Youth Experiences of Language Discrimination and Language Advocacy," with panelists Anansa Benbow, Dolores Ines Casillas, and Saba Khan Vlach. They will explore language discrimination and justice as experienced by young people in educational and social settings. A Q&A will follow.
Nichola Gutgold has been researching and writing about women and the United States presidency for more than 20 years. In her new book, "Electing Madam Vice President: When Women Run Women Win," she focuses on the communication style and campaign rhetoric of the six women who ran for president in 2020 -- the largest group of women candidates in one election.
NASA astronaut Eileen Collins reveals encouraging perspective and insight on the leadership skills needed to break barriers and become a successful pioneer in your field. The 2022 Engineers' Week keynote address.
Friday, 25 Feb 2022
"Why Having Your Head in the Clouds is a Good Thing," Mohammed Alabsi. He is a seasoned technology leader with experience in the US, East Asia and the Middle East. Mohammed is currently a full time advisor and angel investor, working with startups across ASEAN. He is also a Venture Fellow at Insignia Ventures, Singapore, and is pursuing his Executive MBA at the Kellogg School of Management.