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treating other people fairly and equitably

The Art of Inclusive Communication: Deadline

In this session, participants learn to acknowledge their cultural differences and, more importantly, learn how to find common ground with one another. Building upon their common humanity will enable participants to build more effective relationships in a respectful, inclusive environment.

Open and relevant to graduate students at any stage in any discpline or degree. Space is limited. Due to the workshop's highly interactive format and limited spots, full participation is required. 

Myths, Mindsets, and Deep Learning in Higher Education: Better Ways for All to Succeed in Learning Mathematics

Stanford students, despite their high achievement in many areas, experience varying degrees of “math anxiety.” New research has found that the highest-achieving students have the most striking negative relationship between math anxiety and performance. Jo Boaler, Professor of Mathematics Education in the Graduate School of Education, investigates causes and remedies of students’ negative experiences with mathematics at all levels.

Engaging Allies: The 2017 Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection

Tim Wise, nationally renowned essayist, author of several books including White Lies Matter and educator and a prominent voice on racism, inequality and white privilege, will be the keynote speaker for the 2017 Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection. The theme of the lecture is “Bridges Over Troubled Waters – Engaging Allies in Times of Crisis.”

The evening also will include a panel discussion and a post-event reception. 

Panel Discussion

Race, Policing, and Public Health Symposium

This symposium aims to highlight the important research being done across interdisciplinary fields on race and law enforcement and the public health impact of police violence against minority groups.

Join participants from academia, government, private, and non-profit sectors to generate new modes of thinking about these interconnected issues and to prepare a call to action for funding and research priorities. 

Hidden inequities in active learning classrooms: How groups of students are differentially impacted by active learning

In response to calls for implementing active learning in college-level STEM courses, classrooms across the country are being transformed from instructor centered to student centered. Sara Brownell, neuroscientist turned full-time education researcher, will discuss recent work examining the experiences of women and LGBTQIA students in active learning classrooms, including small group discussions.

Negotiation Matters, Part II: Application Deadline

As noted in the description of Negotiation Matters, mastery of negotiation is a life skill in that we all negotiate every day with colleagues, bosses, domestic partners, friends, clients and many others. All classes are a dynamic mix of theory, demonstration, skills exercises and roleplay practice intended to increase your confidence and effectiveness in any negotiation you undertake.

RICSRE Seminar with Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve - Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court

Americans are waking up to the dire effects of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration, especially in disadvantaged neighborhoods and communities of color. The criminal courts are the crucial gateway between police action on the street and the processing of primarily black and Latino defendants into jails and prisons. And yet the courts, often portrayed as impartial institutions, have remained shrouded in secrecy. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve spent ten years working in and investigating the largest criminal courthouse in the country, Chicago-Cook County.

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