BUILD Approved Events

Tuesday
Feb
27
02/27/2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
The session will examine issues related to body image and size diversity. We will discuss society’s messages about body image and body sizes, and how this impacts inclusivity at the University of Iowa. As a result of this session, participants will (a) be able to identify sizeism and how that...
Wednesday
Feb
28
02/28/2018 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Teacher Leader Center Lindquist Center
This session focuses on defining power and privilege and their effects in continuing systematic oppression. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their identities, specifically which ones hold privilege and which ones do not. In this session, participants will also learn how to...
Thursday
Mar
1
03/1/2018 - 9:30 am to 11:30 am
International Commons (Room 1117) University Capitol Centre
Immigration laws regulate many aspects of international students' lives, including entry to the United States, the conditions under which they may remain in this country and re-enter after traveling abroad, and eligibility for immigration benefits such as employment and extension of stay. This...
Monday
Mar
5
03/5/2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
Transgender/Trans Awareness: delves deeper into topics related to gender identity and expression. Participants will gain a better understanding of trans identity, campus resources, challenges individuals from these communities face on campus, and strategies for becoming an increasingly supportive...
Tuesday
Mar
6
03/6/2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
Assisting college students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has become an institutional priority as numbers of students from this population increase. In this session participants will understand the scope and complexities of ASD, explore the narrative of how college students with ASD experience...
Thursday
Mar
8
03/8/2018 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
2520D University Capitol Centre
There are over 1,500 military affiliated students at the University of Iowa. Our Veteran students have unique experiences and skills that differ from most of their classmates. Only approximately 1% of the U.S. population is currently serving in the military. UI staff and faculty may have...
Monday
Mar
12
03/12/2018 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am
2520D University Capitol Centre
Positive change can be accomplished when skilled, engaged bystanders have the ability to safely and effectively identify, confront, and intervene in situations in which unhealthy micro-aggressive behaviors are occurring which marginalize, demean, or intimidate individuals because of one or more...
Thursday
Mar
15
03/15/2018 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am
2520D University Capitol Centre
Native Americans make up less than 0.5% of students in higher education, often times only referred to with an asterisk in the reporting of demographic information. This course will examine historical reasons for low enrollment by Native Americans in higher education. The unique complexities of...
Friday
Mar
23
03/23/2018 - 9:00 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...
Monday
Mar
26
03/26/2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
2520D University Capitol Centre
This session takes participants through an exploration of the research on belief and attitude change to examine how to be most effective in creating social and cultural change as civil rights advocates. Additionally, using theories from social and counseling psychology, we will look at how to have...

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