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Clery Disclosure Act Workshop

This workshop will provide an overview of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure Act, which requires colleges and universities to report crime and safety information for their campus communities. It is targeted to Campus Security Authorities, individuals or organizations on campus, or people working and living on campus who have significant responsibility for student and campus activities

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Diversity in the Media Industry

Newhouse alumni Tara Donaldson G’12 of WWD and and Fairchild Media and Jay Francis ’84 of Disney Television Animation will join Associate Dean Hub Brown for a virtual conversation.

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Environmental Peacebuilding in the Middle East

Event Description: (Part 1 of 3) Introduction and overview to “Environmental Peacebuilding in the Middle East” efforts by alumni, staff, and students of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Ketura, Israel. Part of the 2020 Dialogue Tour. This virtual event is open to the ESF campus community and general public. Co-sponsored by the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC), Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; and the ESF Office of International Education.

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Environmental Peacebuilding in the Middle East

Event Description: (Part 1 of 3) Introduction and overview to “Environmental Peacebuilding in the Middle East” efforts by alumni, staff, and students of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Ketura, Israel. Part of the 2020 Dialogue Tour. This virtual event is open to the ESF campus community and general public. Co-sponsored by the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC), Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; and the ESF Office of International Education.

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Wellness Leadership Institute: STOP Bias

This workshop will discuss what bias is and provide real-life, relatable examples (recognize), as well as bystander intervention skills (stop). We will also discuss how to report and what the process looks like after you’ve done so (report). Workshop hosted by the STOP Bias Program. Dimension of Wellness: Diversity and Inclusion Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate! If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website for additional information and instruction.

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Qualtrics Intermediate Question Design

Learn how to use skip and display logic to direct what our respondents see, as well as randomizing questions and possible responses. Register at Intermediate Question Design

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Flirting: It’s Not Dead

Despite what a lot of articles on Twitter might say, flirting consensually is possible! Join expert consent educators from Speak About It for an hour long interactive, virtual skills-based experience that explores the intersections of flirting, romance, seduction and affirmative consent. Hey, maybe you’ll even walk away with some new, sexy ideas for your next romantic fling! Dimension of Wellness: Social Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate! If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website for additional information and instruction.

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50 Years of Mithila Art with Professor Susan S. Wadley and Shalinee Kumari

Susan S. Wadley, Professor Emerita of Anthropology, and Shalinee Kumari, artist, share examples of the Mithila Collection at the Syracuse University Art Museum that begins with paintings from the 1970s collected by H. Daniel Smith, then Professor of Religion, and more recently by Professor Wadley. Shalinee will discuss examples of her work held by the SU Art Museum. Click here to register for this Zoom event. For more information or to request accommodations, please contact Emera Bridger Wilson (elbridge@syr.edu).

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Building Awareness in using Pronouns & Preferred Names

This workshop will provide an overview and primer on the role of pronouns and preferred names as part of LGBTQ inclusion and cultural sensitivity.  Learn more about why they are important, in a safe workshop space with open dialogue. Workshop topics include: The history of Preferred Names and Pronouns The function and role of gender in our lives including terminology and general concepts Practice using gender pronouns in common situations Pronouns and Preferred Names at Syracuse University

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Anti-hazing Through the Lens of Consent

Participants will learn about hazing, the affirmative consent framework, and how it can impact social connections and mental health. Additionally, attendees will learn how to recognize hazing and how to act as a prosocial bystander to safely intervene. Dimension of Wellness: Environmental Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate! If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website for additional information and instruction.

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Town Hall with Loretta E. Lynch

As part of former U.S. Attorney General and current Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Loretta Lynch’s independent review of the Department of Public Safety (DPS), members of the campus community are invited to attend a virtual town hall meeting to provide feedback on their initial proposal for a Public Safety Community Review Board [PDF]. Participants are encouraged to submit questions in advance by emailing SU-DPS-Independent-Review@paulweiss.com. Click here to access the virtual town hall meeting. Meeting ID: 299 753 9106 Passcode: 5vCeVD

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Raymond Carver Reading Series: Maaza Mengiste, the Jane and Daniel Present Lecturer

Maaza Mengiste is a novelist and essayist. Her most recent novel, The Shadow King, was called “a brilliant novel…compulsively readable” by Salman Rushdie. Her debut novel, Beneath the Lion’s Gaze, was selected by The Guardian as one of the 10 best contemporary African books and named one of the best books of 2010 by Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe, and other publications. She is the recipient of fellowships from the Fulbright Scholar Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, and Creative Capital. Her work can be found in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, Granta, The Guardian, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and BBC, among other places. Maaza’s fiction and nonfiction examines the individual lives at stake during migration, war, and exile, and considers the intersections of photography, memory, and violence. She was a writer on the documentary projects, GIRL RISING and THE INVISIBLE CITY: KAKUMA. The Raymond Carver Reading Series features twelve to fourteen prominent writers yearly as part of a large undergraduate class taught by TAs from the Creative Writing Program. The readings have an extended question-and-answer session along with a reading. Normally these readings take place in Gifford Auditorium on Syracuse University’s main campus and are open to the public, but because of the global-health situation the Fall 2020 Reading Series will be conducted virtually via the videoconferencing platform Zoom. If you are interested in a Zoom invitation to this reading, please contact Sarah Harwell at scharwel@syr.edu. (Photo by Nina Subin)

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Wellness Leadership Institute: Rape Culture

In this workshop you will learn about ideas, attitudes and beliefs in our culture that normalize sexual and relationship violence. After participating you will be able to recognize these messages and think critically or intervene as a prosocial bystander to help create a healthier and safer culture. Dimension of Wellness: intellectual Attend a workshop within each dimension of health and wellness to earn a graduation medallion and certificate! If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Barnes Center at The Arch website for additional information and instruction.

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A Community Conversation with Dr. Ibram X Kendi: Virtual Event

The Friends of the Central Library, in partnership with the Syracuse University Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Hendricks Chapel, and the Lender Center for Social Justice, present A Community Conversation with Dr. Ibram X Kendi. Join the free discussion on Zoom about antiracism and critical social issues that affect us all. The free event will feature a presentation by Kendi followed by a live-streamed, moderated conversation with questions from community members. The event is open to all and advance registration is required through the event host, Friends of the Central Library. The event is presented by Syracuse University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Hendricks Chapel and The Lender Center for Social Justice.      

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Performance Partnership for Supervisors

The Supervisor session is designed to ensure the Performance Partnership process, including both form completion and the subsequent meeting between supervisor and staff member is productive and effective. The workshop will review providing accurate and honest feedback, navigating difficult conversations with employees, communicating performance expectations and creating goals with staff that will help advance the initiatives of the University.

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Environmental Peacebuilding in the Middle East-Dialogue Session #1

Event Description: (Part 2 of 3) Dialogue Session #1, small-group follow-up to the “Environmental Peacebuilding in the Middle East” introductory event on Tues., October 20. Alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, Ketura, Israel, engage with undergraduate and graduate students regarding the role of intercultural communication, dialogue, and collaborative environmental problem-solving. Part of the Arava Institute’s 2020 Dialogue Tour. This virtual event is available via pre-registration only; maximum 15 participants. Current students from across the disciplines welcome! Registration details to follow. Co-sponsored by the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC), Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University; and the ESF Office of International Education.

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