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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!

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MMC Schedule – Fall 2017 –  GC 150

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

DateModerator (Click on names to access event flyer)Topic (Click on hyperlinked titles to access related reading)
Aug. 29Wendy Guess, Marketing
Me, My Gut, and I: The Curious Case of Digesting Healthy Change
Sept. 5Diana Dabek, English
What They Don't Want You To Read: Understanding the Dangers of Literary Censorship and Book Banning
Sept. 12Allison Sardinas, Women's & Gender StudiesEnding Child Marriage: Start at Home
Sept. 19Saif Ishoof, Office of Engagement
Social Capital & the American Dream
Sept. 26Joan Wynne, Miami Algebra Project Council
Terror on an Ordinary Day
Oct. 3Sherrie Beeson, Office of Global Learning Initiatives
What's Behind Your Tweets
Oct. 10Justin Taylor, Undergraduate Education
The Millennial Way of Charity
Oct. 17Emani Jerome, Center for Leadership and Service
Who am I? Complex Thoughts on Culture and Identity
Oct. 24Maikel Alendy, FIU Online
Social Media Lies and Google's Truth
Oct. 31H. Scott Fingerhut, College of LawTrick or Treat? “Fake News” and “Alternative Facts” in an Age of Truthiness
Nov. 7Jeannette Cruz, SSS at Multicultural Programs and Services
First But Not Alone: the First Generation Student’s Experience at FIU
Nov. 14Ari Sernik, Honors College
Backpacking the World: Is it Right for You?

 

BBC Schedule – Fall 2017 –  WUC 159

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

Sept. 5Sandy Skelaney, Women's & Gender StudiesEnding Child Marriage: Start at Home
Sept. 19Hugo Ottolenghi, School of Communication + Journalism
How Do We Find the Truth When News Isn't Enough?
Oct. 3Justin Taylor, Undergraduate Education
The Millennial Way of Charity
Oct. 17Emani Jerome, Center for Leadership and Service
Who am I? Complex Thoughts on Culture and Identity
Oct. 31H. Scott Fingerhut, College of LawTrick or Treat? “Fake News” and “Alternative Facts” in an Age of Truthiness
Nov. 14Ari Sernik, Honors College
Backpacking the World: Is it Right for You?

 

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