Winter Term

January 2-25

Spring Classes Begin

January 27

"Building Sacred Connections: Understanding How Implicit Biases Can Get In The Way Of Building Meaningful Relationships"

February 2; 2 - 3:30 pm

In honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week, join us for this 60 minute interactive session with Priya D. Klocek which will focus on the impact of our culture on how we see the world and how we can identify and manage our unconscious bias/blind spots. Tools and techniques on how we can mitigate unconscious bias will be shared during the session. The event is free and open to the public …

"The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities"

February 3; 4:30 - 6 pm

Guest speaker Tara Fickle is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Oregon, and an Affiliated Faculty member in the Department of Ethnic Studies, the New Media & Culture Certificate, and the Center for Asian & Pacific Studies. This talk will highlight insights from her first book, The Race Card: From Gaming Technologies to Model Minorities, (NYU Press 2019), which examines how games and game theory have shaped American racial typologies and U.S.-Asian relations from the 19th century onwards …

World Hijab Day

February 4; 10 am - 3 pm

The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion will host an informational table on Slant Walk in the Armstrong Student Center. At this table we will have Muslim women helping non-Muslim women try on the Hijab in support and solidarity of Muslim women who choose or chose not to wear the Hijab. All are welcome to view the educational display and to be a part of the International World Hijab Day celebration …

Lunar New Year Gala

February 8; 7 - 9 pm

Come celebrate the Lunar New Year and learn about Chinese culture with this annual event. Admission is free and open to the public …

What Job Can I Get With My College of Arts and Science Major?

February 10; 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Degrees in the College of Arts and Science mean unique and marketable skill sets. Graduating seniors want to find a job. First-year, sophomore, and junior students want to know their major is for them. This lab event will feature practical tools and hands-on work to ensure success in knowing all that your major can mean for you. All students are welcome …

CAS Career Fair Networking Night

February 11; 4 - 6 pm

The College of Arts & Science Networking Night is for students to network with select recruiters and alumni prior to the Spring Career Fair. Additionally, this event will provide you with the opportunity to learn about career paths, build connections and develop your networking skills …

Spring Career & Internship Fair

February 12; 1 - 5 pm

Get your job search underway at Spring Career Fair 2020. This all-majors event is a great way to land the perfect job or internship as well as network with employers and alumni eager to connect with you …

"We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."

February 12; 7:30 pm

Inspired by the words and actions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "We Shall Overcome" is a joyful celebration of music from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders. Interwoven with spoken word from Dr. King's recorded speeches, the production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional and modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals. From Aretha Franklin to Wynton Marsalis, Duke Ellington to Stevie Wonder, and Nina Simone to Donny Hathaway, Damien will lead his all-star ensemble in a show guaranteed to lift your spirits …

"Russia and the West"

February 17; 11:40 am - 1 pm

Yoshiko Herrera, University of Wisconsin-Madison, gives this lecture as part of the Havighurst Colloquia Series: Russia and the World

"The Art and Science of Storytelling"

February 20; 3 - 6 pm

Communicating effectively with data is a skill imperative to master for influence in today's business climate. It is through data stories that organizational change happens. To begin, it's imperative to know the problem you are trying to solve. Knowing the question to be answered helps you interpret the results, and know what type of data you need to collect to solve the problem. Exploring this data allows you to compare expectations to reality, a vital step in any data analytics project. Formal modelling of the data highlights the insights, the stories, told by your data. These collective stories are the most influential way to ensure the insights are understood, socialized and acted upon …