Women Leaders in Latin American Education


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Date & Time
Tue, 19 Oct 21–Wed, 20 Oct 21
Online

Meeting global and national demands in education policy is a challenge for educational leaders worldwide, but advancing policies for women leaders presents different challenges. That is why the Latinx and Latin American Faculty Working Group at Teachers College and the Institute of Latin American Studies invites you to their two-day conference of "Women Leaders in Latin American Higher Education." This conference brings prominent women leaders in higher education in Latin America to discuss the challenges they encounter to meet education policy demands nationally and internationally, all from a gender perspective. To register for the 19 October session from 1-2:30 p.m., click here. To register for the 20 October session from 1-2:30 p.m., click here. 

Crocker Innovation Fellowship


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Date & Time
Tuesday, 19, Oct 11:59 PM
Online

Are you interested in learning more about innovation, starting a business, and discovering and quantifying the size of pains and problems? The Crocker Innovation Fellowship is an excellent place for you! The Crocker Innovation Fellowship is an interdisciplinary innovation program that runs from January to December each year. Students study and practice principles of innovation in winter semester, learn through a summer internship, and then study and practice principles of innovation commercialization in fall semester. Interested students from all majors are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is 19 October 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Fill out an application here.

BYU Graduate School Fair


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 20, Oct 10:00 AM
WSC Garden Court

Don't miss the chance to meet potential graduate students up close on BYU Campus. This fair is part of the Fall 2021 Utah Consortium Graduate School Fair Circuit. For more information and to register, click here.

GRE/GMAT Grad Fair and Info Session


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 20, Oct 10:00 AM
WSC Ballroom

Test Perfect is coming to BYU's Grad Fair during the day and will be hosting GRE/GMAT info sessions at night. The instructor, Phil Hatch, scored perfect on the GRE, perfect on the LSAT, and 790 out of 800 on the GMAT. He will explain what to expect on test day, how to prepare for the tests, and explain math, verbal, and strategy skills. Attend the Grad Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Wilkinson Ballroom, or register to attend one of the info sessions that night in 1170 TMCB below: GRE 6:00-7:30 p.m. GMAT 7:30-9:00 p.m.

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: 2001–2021 and What Comes Next


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 20, Oct 12:00 PM
238 HRCB

The score of years between 2001 and 2021 saw important changes in the Israeli and Palestinian political landscapes. Longtime leaders left the scene, the relative weight of political parties and factions changed, and new ideas gained support among Israeli and Palestinian publics. Professor Tessler will review these developments to lay a foundation for thinking about the future of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mark Tessler is Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan. He is one of the foremost academic experts on the Arab-Israeli conflict and one of a very few American scholars to have attended university and lived for extended periods in both the Arab world and Israel. Many of his scholarly publications examine the nature, determinants, and political implications of attitudes and values held by ordinary citizens in the Middle East. He is the author of thirteen books.

Middlebury Institute Info Session


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Date & Time
Wednesday, 20, Oct 4:00 PM
B152 JFSB

Join Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) Enrollment Advisor, Carol Johnson, for an informative presentation on how to prepare for a purpose-driven, international career. At this event you will learn what an international career is, what skills and experience you already have (or still need), how foreign language and immersive learning are integrated into MIIS degrees, how career advisors support career development and help you get hired, examples of career outcomes and employment data, and guaranteed scholarships for Localization Minor and Language Flagship students. Questions? Visit miis.edu or email miis@middlebury.edu.

The New International (Dis)order


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Date & Time
Thu, 21 Oct 21–Wed, 29 Dec 21
238 HRCB

Tune in every Wednesday at noon during fall semester 2021 for lectures centered around the topic of "The New International (Dis)order." You can view the lectures on campus in 238 HRCB or at overflow.byu.edu, or watch the recordings later via the Kennedy Center YouTube channel. Questions? Email kennedycenter@byu.edu.

Displacement Today: Their Story is Our Story Lecture Series (Day 1)


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Date & Time
Thursday, 21, Oct 2:30 PM
HBLL Auditorium

The Kennedy Center is proud to sponsor the Displacement Today lecture series, hosted by Their Story is Our Story. Join us for this three-day event, which will share stories of incredible resilience, endurance, as well as feature the performance of the multimedia composition, The Story of Our Journey, live on campus for the first time. DAY 1: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 “Ribbon Cutting” – Global Refugee Archive Kristen Dayley, Robin Peterson, Ellen Amatangelo 2:30 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM The Difficult Path to Immigration and Integration and Why We Should Care Kristen Smith Dayley 3:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM Woman. Refugee. The Vulnerability and Resilience in Times of Global Migration Liz Jevtic-Somlai 4:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM Educating for Inclusion and Diversity Heidi Grimshaw and Sherianne Schow 5:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM Refugees Among Us: Professor. Student. Father. Daughter. Mother. Volunteer. Refugee Carter Charles, Shurooq Al-Jewari, Liz Jevtic-Somlai 6:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM The Story of Our Journey Performance Dylan Findley, Composer Csaba Jevtic-Somlai, solo clarinet 7:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM After Performance Q&A with TSOS and Artists Dylan Findley, Csaba Jevtic-Somlai, Liz Thayer 8:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM

Tricks & Treats


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Date & Time
Thursday, 21, Oct 5:00 PM
Varsity Theatre

Join the Ballard Center for a fun Halloween-themed info session to learn more about on-campus internships, gaining professional experience, tricks to build your resume, and making an impact on the world. RSVP here for details. Free treats provided.

Displacement Today: Their Story is Our Story Lecture Series (Day 2)


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Date & Time
Friday, 22, Oct 10:00 AM
BYU

The Kennedy Center is proud to sponsor the Displacement Today lecture series, hosted by Their Story is Our Story. Join us for this three-day event, which will share stories of incredible resilience, endurance, as well as feature the performance of the multimedia composition, The Story of Our Journey, live on campus for the first time. DAY 2: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 Power of One - How stories change our perception and influence civil society Liz Jevtic-Somlai, TSOS Associate Director Trisha Leimer, TSOS Associate Director 10:00 AM • MARB 222 Artistic Advocacy – When Art Expresses the Inexpressible Dylan Findley, Csaba Jevtic-Somlai, and Liz Thayer 11:00 AM • MARB 222 Let Me Tell You My Story - Where Are they now? Trisha Leimer and BYU TSOS Chapter 2:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM Preserving the Memory - Global Refugee Archive Robin Peterson, Director of Archive 3:00 PM • HBLL LIBRARY AUDITORIUM

Sexual Harassment in Psychology Graduate Programs


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Date & Time
Friday, 22, Oct 12:00 PM
238 HRCB

Penelope Asay, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Adler University, will speak at this Global Women's Studies Colloquium event.

Displacement Today: Their Story is Our Story Lecture Series (Day 3)


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Date & Time
Saturday, 23, Oct 11:00 AM
JSB auditorium

The Kennedy Center is proud to sponsor the Displacement Today lecture series, hosted by Their Story is Our Story. Join us for this three-day event, which will share stories of incredible resilience, endurance, as well as feature the performance of the multimedia composition, The Story of Our Journey, live on campus for the first time. DAY 3: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 Paper Presentation at the Sidney B. Sperry Symposium 2021 Liz Jevtic-Somlai and Robin Peterson 11:00 AM • JOSEPH SMITH BUILDING AUDITORIUM EVENTS AT THE MILLCREEK COMMUNITY LIBRARY 2266 E EVERGREEN AVE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84109 OPEN HOUR Come Learn About TSOS 3:00 PM MULTIMEDIA COMPOSITION PERFORMANCE The Story of Our Journey Performance Dylan Findley, Composer Csaba Jevtic-Somlai, Solo Clarinet 4:00 PM