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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 – Spring 2018 –  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)
1/16/2018
Sonia Hernandez, Career and Talent Development
If We Are More Connected Than Ever, Why Are We Not Happier?
1/23/2018
Tovah Bender, History & Heather Blatt, English
White Supremacy and Teaching the Middle Ages
1/30/2018
Mariusz Galczynski, Office of Global Learning Initiatives
Millennials as Global Citizens IRL
2/6/2018
Krish Jayachandran, Earth & Environment
The Role of Organic Gardens in Sustainable Campus Food Production
2/13/2018
Alok Deoraj, Environmental Health Sciences
Microbiome Code of Adolescence: A Global Health Perspective
2/20/2018
Abdul Samad, Public Administration
Addressing the Rise of Islamophobia in the United States
2/27/2018
Tara Demren, Bridgit, Inc.
Becoming a Social Entrepreneur as a Student
3/6/2018
Mandayam Thirunarayanan, Teaching & Learning
Multicultural Experienceships: A New Strategy for Unity
3/20/2018
Jhonery Mendoza, International Student & Scholar Services
A Path to Global Engagement: Connecting with the World through the Lenses of Volunteer Work
3/27/2018
Holly Morganelli, FIU Libraries
Does the Truth Matter?
4/3/2018
Aileen Sainz, International Youth Committee
Around the World With the Sustainable Development Goals
4/10/2018
Arnaldo Perez, FIU Peace Corps Recruiter Options: Communicating Now, and Maybe Later

 

BBC Schedule – Spring 2018 –  WUC 159

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

1/23/2018
Tara Demren, Bridgit, Inc.
Becoming a Social Entrepreneur as a Student
2/6/2018
Abdul Samad, Public Administration
Addressing the Rise of Islamophobia in the United States
2/20/2018
Jhonery Mendoza, International Student & Scholar Services
A Path to Global Engagement: Connecting with the World through the Lenses of Volunteer Work
3/6/2018
Postponed due to scheduling conflict
3/20/2018
Holly Morganelli, FIU Libraries
Does The Truth Matter?
4/3/2018
Emily Gorman, Sierra ClubPower in America: Political Influence in the Energy Industry and Beyond

 

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