HSO Hosting Salsa Showdown
Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Farmer Hall
The Hispanic Student Organization will host its first ever Salsa Showdown. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded. All are welcome to sample and vote for your favorite salsa.
Wednesday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., SAC Atrium
Mass Communication majors meet and network with representatives from mass media outlets and other communication professionals. Features Q&A panels for multimedia journalism, creative media production, corporate communication and public relations.
Toolbox Talk: Cultivating Empathy
Wednesday, Feb. 19, at noon, Wills 200
This month’s topic is “Cultivating Empathy.” Through careful design of assignments and activities, teachers have the capacity to cultivate empathy in their students. This empathy — valuing the perspective of others — is imperative for leading meaningful class discussions and carries well beyond the classroom. During this workshop, participants will learn about and practice a few practical techniques for cultivating empathy in the classroom. Lunch is provided for participants who register by prior to 8 a.m. on Feb. 17. Register online now.
BSS Brown Bag
Wednesday, Feb. 19, at noon, UMOM 201
Dr. Melissa Shepherd, assistant professor of psychology, will lead a fascinating conversation on: “Childhood Illness as an Antecedent of Perceived Vulnerability to Disease.” For more information please contact Dr. Clark Hultquist.
The Importance of Time Management
Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 3:30 p.m., UM’s Veteran Center *This event is for all UM military-related students.
Ever heard “so much to accomplish and so little time?” At this event, the Falcon Success Center will discuss the importance of time management for college students. We will help students learn to prioritize, focus their energies on the task at hand and organize their weekly calendars to ensure they are preparing for the work they have ahead of them each semester.
UM’s Vet Center is located behind Napier Hall and across the street from the Center for the Arts. Refreshments will be provided and the presentation will last no longer than an hour.
AAUW Presents: “Intersections of Race and Gender: A Social-Ecological Model of Support for Women of Color in Higher Education”
Thursday, Feb. 20, at noon, J.A. Brown Room, Carmichael Library
Please join the American Association of University Women for a presentation of “Intersections of Race and Gender: A Social-Ecological Model of Support for Women of Color in Higher Education” featuring Dr. Lolita Kincade, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences.
UM Cheer Stunt Clinic
Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon, SAC
Open to all high school and college students. $20 per individual. Email Coach Melissa Stano for more information.
Middle School Honor Band Concert
Saturday, Feb. 22, at 5:30 p.m., Palmer Auditorium
Finale concert of the Middle School Honor Band two-day festival consisting of three bands of students conducted by guest conductors.
Building Administrator Training
Thursday, Feb. 27, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Farmer Hall Meeting Room
If you are a campus building administrator, please make plans to attend this training. We will review the role and responsibilities of a building administrator.
Department of Theatre Presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Feb. 27-29, at 7:30 p.m.
March 1, at 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Chichester Black Box Theatre
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Walker
Tickets may be purchased online or at the door as available.
$12 for UM faculty and staff, $10 for UM students