The Tuesday Times Roundtable (TTR) is FIU’s weekly series of moderated conversations on The New York Times articles from the multiple viewpoints of students, faculty, and staff.   All sessions are absolutely free, and include lunch.   No RSVP is required; just show up!

All Sessions are from 12:30-1:30pm

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MMC Schedule – Fall 2016 –  GC 150

DateModerator (Click on names to access event flyer)Topic (Click on hyperlinked titles to access related reading)
Aug. 30Laura Boudon, Office of Study Abroad
Why Study Abroad?
Sept. 6Katherine Kominars, Counseling and Psychological Services
Point/Counterpoint: Reason, Emotion and Intuition
Sept. 13Armando Matiz & Mark Padilla, School of International and Public Affairs
Improving the Health and Well-being of Drug Users Through Photography
Sept. 20Bob Hacker, StartUP FIU
Achieving Sustainable Development through Social Entrepreneurship
Sept. 27Wendy Guess, Marketing
What's the Real Wonder Cure? Balancing Healthcare and Wellness
Oct. 4Vickie Toranzo, Libraries
Environmental Impacts: The Port of Miami and Miami River Projects
Oct. 11Mariusz Galczynski, Office of Global Learning Initiatives
All the World is Staged: Unpacking the Rio Olympics' Opening Ceremony
Oct. 18Brett Spiegel, International Mass Tort Lawyer
When is a Fact a Fact?
Oct. 25Florencia Dominguez, International Rescue Committee &
Cristobal Perez, Department of Children and Families

The Relationship Between Business Ethics and Human Trafficking
Nov. 1H. Scott Fingerhut, College of Law
Coming Apart at the Seams, it Seems? How FIYou Can Save the World (and Will)
Nov. 8Engagement Week ExpertWhen Freedom of Speech and Civility Clash: Expressing Political Ideology with Respect
Nov. 15Tatiana Campuzano, Venture Cafe Miami
Inclusive Innovation


BBC Schedule – Fall 2016-  WUC 159

Sept. 6Sandro Formica, HospitalityMindfulness: Fashion, Fad, or Long Term Trend?
Sept. 13Justin Taylor, Undergraduate Education
Human Rights Abuses in North Korea
Oct. 11
Meredith Morgan, Women's Center
Do You Hate Those Blurred Lines Too? A Discussion on Sex vs. Assault
Oct. 18Mihaela Plugarasu, Hospitality
The Power of the Personal Brand & the "Me" Economy
Nov. 1Nicholas Ogle, Environment, Arts and Society
Algae Blooms: Science and Politics
Nov. 29Dale Gomez, Hospitality
Augmented Reality vs. Location-based Gaming

TTR-SocialModerator Guide for Mitzi Carter’s Class