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  • GSBGEN 310  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Shaw, K.
    There is no denying that we are in the AI-era: around 90% of tech executives today embrace AI and want to expand its use. Firms will be newly created to focus on AI products, or large firms will find new capabilities in AI products or processes. How will AI be ...
  • BIOHOPK 315H  | 2022-2023
    The course will cover multiple skills required to succeed in graduate school and beyond, including fund raising, publishing, selecting career options, job application and negotiation, and teaching, through lectures, group discussions, and practical excercises.
  • OB 612  | 2022-2023
    The careers of individuals are shaped by their movement within and between organizations, whether those be established employers or entrepreneurial ventures. Conversely, organizations of all sizes are shaped by the flows of individuals through them as individuals construct careers by pursuing different opportunities. This course will examine sociological and economic ...
  • WELLNESS 117  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • Meyer Tapia, S.
    Change behaviors using evidence-based techniques. Addresses the roles of habit cycles, procrastination mitigation, productivity enhancement, motivational factors, self-compassion, and addiction and addictive processes (both substances and non-substance related) in changing behaviors from maladaptive to adaptive patterns. Drawing from current findings in the neuroscience and psychology of behavior change and habit ...
  • BIOS 282  | 2022-2023
    Using the ADAPT Integrated Development Model, this course will focus on the areas of Development and Awareness. It is designed for students who aspire to gain clarity and insights about themselves their career choices and options. It is designed to encourage self-knowledge and increased awareness of roles and job opportunities ...
  • DESINST 366  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Fajardo, G.
    • Hawthorne, G.
    • Harte, S.
    Build your creative confidence and sharpen your design thinking skills. Train your intuition and expand the design context from which you operate every day. This experimental studio will introduce d.school students to fast- paced experiential exercises that lay the mental and physical foundation for a potent bias toward action, and ...
  • DESINST 311  | 2022-2023
    In this Design Abilities Studio students will learn and practice several applied skills with hands-on activities that vary in length, duration, deliverables, and concept. This course focuses on developing core design abilities that make individuals better design thinkers and creative problem solvers. This class is for students of any discipline ...
  • ENGR 311B  | 2022-2023 Winter, Spring

    Instructors:

    • Davies, K.
    • Venkatesh, U.
    • Simamora, C.
    • Webb, S.
    • Liu, D.
    Wondering how to weave together what really fits you, is doable, and will be satisfying and meaningful? Have more questions than answers? Have too many ideas for your career, or not enough? This course applies the mindsets and innovation principles of design thinking to the "wicked problem" of designing your ...
  • BIOS 225  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Goodman, M.
    Introduction to the social science literature on factors contributing to gender disparities in the scientific workplace (e.g. implicit bias and stereotype threat). Discussions focus on steps that individuals and institutions can take to promote the advancement of women and other underrepresented groups in science, and thus promote the advancement of ...
  • WELLNESS 114  | 2022-2023
    Examine the science and practice of emotional intelligence and how it increases effectiveness and balance. Utilize leading frameworks and tools for enhancing emotional and social intelligence, including the understanding, managing, perceiving, and use of emotions. Blends lecture with experiential learning to develop theoretical and practical knowledge resulting in enhanced intra- ...
  • STRAMGT 519  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Anderson Branch, R.
    • Sterling, A.
    This course equips you to create, build and lead equitable organizations. We will learn the power of iD&I - that is, how we can be change agents by involving key stakeholders, casting the right vision, and constructing the right interactions to unlock the true potential of diversity in teams and ...
  • PHIL 275A  | 2022-2023
    Ethical and political questions in public service work, including volunteering, service learning, humanitarian assistance, and public service professions such as medicine and teaching. Motives and outcomes in service work. Connections between service work and justice. Is mandatory service an oxymoron? History of public service in the U.S. Issues in crosscultural ...
  • PUBLPOL 234  | 2022-2023 Spring

    Instructors:

    • Liautaud, S.
    (PUBLPOL 134, PUBLPOL 234 - 3 credits, Ways - ER) (Same as LAW 7020) The objective of this course is to explore the increasing ethical challenges in a world in which technology, global risks, and societal developments are accelerating faster than our understanding and the law can keep pace. We ...
  • ENGR 217  | 2022-2023 Winter
    This course investigates how culture and diversity shape who becomes an engineer, what problems get solved, and the quality of designs, technology, and products. As a course community, we consider how cultural beliefs about race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, abilities, socioeconomic status, and other intersectional aspects of identity interact with beliefs ...
  • FEMGEN 217  | 2022-2023
    This course investigates how culture and diversity shape who becomes an engineer, what problems get solved, and the quality of designs, technology, and products. As a course community, we consider how cultural beliefs about race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, abilities, socioeconomic status, and other intersectional aspects of identity interact with beliefs ...
  • CSRE 217  | 2022-2023
    This course investigates how culture and diversity shape who becomes an engineer, what problems get solved, and the quality of designs, technology, and products. As a course community, we consider how cultural beliefs about race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, abilities, socioeconomic status, and other intersectional aspects of identity interact with beliefs ...
  • WELLNESS 111  | 2022-2023
    Explores how research-based happiness theory and principles are applied to enhance daily and life satisfaction. Positions happiness as a cornerstone construct of personal wellness, purpose, and fulfillment. Investigates the science of happiness through lecture, guided practice, dialogue, and course material in order to enhance understanding and implementation.
  • PEDS 206  | 2022-2023
    Evidence-based research findings, theoretical concepts and applied experiences related to emotional well-being, and physical and mental health. Topics include basic cognitive neuroscience and psychological research in pro-social emotions, such as gratitude, compassion, forgiveness and mindfulness practice. Course offers lecture, readings, and applied practices that enhance mental health, resiliency and well-being ...
  • POLECON 342  | 2022-2023 Autumn

    Instructors:

    • McLennan, S.
    • Lion-Transler, C.
    This course explores the experience of respected business leaders who have been able to integrate their spiritual and business lives successfully. It also provides an explicit opportunity for students to discuss their own intentions to find deep meaning in and through their business careers. Difficulties, struggles and barriers will be ...
  • ENGR 280  | 2022-2023
    Focus is on enhancing the innovation process with playfulness. The class will be project-based and team-centered. We will investigate the human "state of play" to reach an understanding of its principal attributes and how important it is to creative thinking. We will explore play behavior, its development, and its biological ...