BUILD Approved Events

Tuesday
Mar
28
03/28/2017 -
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
University Capitol Centre
Developed by the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), this process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enabling them to move disputing parties toward future cooperation. The skills practiced in the NCBI Controversial Issue Process are applicable to every...
Monday
Apr
3
04/3/2017 -
9:00 am to 11:00 am
2520D University Capitol Centre
The 21st century university is a meeting place for a variety of religious and non-religious perspectives. How do we as university employees navigate this increasingly complex reality? How do we prepare ourselves to handle situations in the office, classroom, and on campus where religious and faith...
Tuesday
Apr
4
04/4/2017 -
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
This introductory workshop will provide a framework for understanding diversity and inclusion as core values of the university. Participants will explore and reflect on the role of identity in our personal and professional experiences. This session will also outline relevant resources and...
Wednesday
Apr
5
04/5/2017 -
9:00 am to 10:00 am
347 (Minnesota Room) Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Take a glimpse into the LGBTQ community, understand the differences in the rainbow world between China and the US and hone your diversity and inclusion intelligence. This session will be delivered in Mandarin. To register email safe-zone@uioawa.edu Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to...
Thursday
Apr
6
04/6/2017 -
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
This model was developed by the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), an organization devoted to eliminating all forms of prejudice throughout the world. The training is highly interactive and is definitely not your typical “diversity training.” Participants will be prompted (to the extent...
Friday
Apr
7
04/7/2017 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
343 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Safe Zone: Phase I introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environment and will...
Thursday
Apr
13
04/13/2017 -
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
The session focuses on increasing awareness around where we succeed and where we need to improve supporting individuals with disability. Participants will learn about the history of the Disability Rights Movement, and relevant law and policy. Additionally, we’ll discuss what our responsibilities...
Tuesday
Apr
18
04/18/2017 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
343 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Those who have completed Phase I training of the Safe Zone Project are encouraged to attend Phase II, a case study-based, application-focused session where participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources, but to become an active participant in making our campus a more...
Wednesday
Apr
19
04/19/2017 -
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
During this session, participants will have the opportunity to learn about their rights and protections in the areas of housing, employment, public accommodation, credit, and education. Participants will also learn how to identify acts of discrimination in their community, understand the complaint...
Friday
Apr
21
04/21/2017 -
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
1117 University Capitol Centre
This session will present research on experiences of international undergraduates at UI and identify strategies for creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for international students.  As a result of the session, participants will (a) be able to identify experiences and perceptions that are...

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