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 – Spring 2016 –  GC 150

DateModerator (Click on names to access event flyer)Topic (Click on hyperlinked titles to access related reading)
Jan. 19Vickie Toranzo, Libraries
How Will the Costly Housing Market Impact South Florida Graduates?
Jan. 26Benjamin Robles, Graduate Student, Higher Education Administration
Citizenless Democracies: Voter Turnout From America to Egypt
Feb. 2Eric Feldman, Office of Global Learning Initiatives
Politicking via Meme: The Influence of Social Media on Democratic Knowledge
Feb. 9Sylvia Acevedo, Florida Center for Survivors of Torture
Identifying and Working with Torture Survivors
Feb. 16Abdy Javadzadeh, Center for Labor Research and Studies
American Foreign Policy in the Middle East: Achieving Success through Failure
Feb. 23Alok Deoraj, Environmental & Occupational Health
How Long Can You Live in the New Age of Global Public Health?
Mar. 1Martha Barantovich, College of Education
You Must Unlearn What You Have Learned
Mar. 8Bahia Simons-Lane, Office of Global Learning Initiatives
Japanese Tsunami of 2011: Where We Stand 5 Years Later
Mar. 22Kherveleen Louis, CAPS Victim Empowerment Program
Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence on College Campuses
Mar. 29Debbie Pane, E-STOPP
Eradicating the School to Prison Pipeline
Apr. 5Valerie George, Dietetics and Nutrition
Academic Honesty on Campus
Apr. 12Jacqueline Rojas, U.S. Fund for UNICEF
Supporting Children's Education During Emergencies and Crises


BBC Schedule – Spring 2016-  WUC 159

Jan. 26Colton Goodman, Undergraduate Education
Is the "Wet Foot, Dry Foot" Policy Still Relevant?
Feb. 9Mathias Craig, BlueEnergy Breaking Down Myths and Buzzwords in the Nonprofit Sector
Feb. 23Kherveleen Louis, CAPS Victim Empowerment Program
Body Image and Self Esteem
Mar. 8Justin Knight, EcoTech Visions
Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change
Mar. 29Valerie George, Dietetics and Nutrition
Academic Honesty on Campus
Apr. 12 Yselande Pierre, Campus Life
Building Community Among Haitian-American Professionals

TTR-SocialModerator Guide for Mitzi Carter’s Class