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Diversity Education: Implicit Bias in the Classroom
Feb 22 12:00 PM - MC 2.404

EVENT FULL: REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

“Implicit bias” is a term used to describe the expression of unconscious attitudes or stereotypes of others without an individual’s awareness or intentional control. This presentation will examine research on implicit bias and the negative effects of bias from classrooms to professional fields. We will explore ways to be mindful of our bias as a means to positively enhance multicultural interactions.      

Seating is limited and registration is required.

 

Sponsored by the Multicultural Center & the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL)


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Feb 22 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


WISE: Women In Social Engagement
Feb 27 12:00 PM - Multicultural Center, Conference Room

WISE (Women In Social Engagement) is a discussion group that meets to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on  campus. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected, and you are welcome to join and bring a friend.

Join us in the Multicultural Center's conference room for our next WISE discussion.


The Big Dinner: African-American Heritage Celebration
Feb 28 4:30 PM - SU 2.602

The Big Dinner is the annual Black History Month Celebration hosted by the Multicultural Center. This year’s event will feature key note speaker Taylor Toynes, founder and executive director of For Oak Cliff; he will address the UT Dallas community on the the importance of service within the community. A traditional soul food dinner catered by renowned Dallas’ restaurant Sweet Georgia Brown Barbecue will be served to all attending guests.


Diversity Education: Understanding Islam
Mar 07 11:30 AM - SSA 14.510

This educational presentation will provide an overview of the Islam religion. Participants will gain basic knowledge about Islamic beliefs and practices. 

Guest Speaker: Arsalan Haque

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European Heritage Celebration
Mar 07 7:00 PM - SU 2.602

The European Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture and contributions of European Americans. The event showcases authentic European cuisine, music, art and a keynote speaker who focuses on European history and culture.


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Mar 08 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


WISE: Women In Social Engagement
Mar 20 12:00 PM - Multicultural Center, Conference Room

WISE (Women In Social Engagement) is a discussion group that meets to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on  campus. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected, and you are welcome to join and bring a friend.

Join us in the Multicultural Center's conference room for our next WISE discussion.


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Mar 20 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


Diversity Education: Social Media & Diversity
Mar 21 11:30 AM - Location TBA

Social media has become the place to share our lives, connect with others, and voice our opinions on various issues. But what about issues centered on diversity?  Join us as we explore the complexities surrounding the intersection of social media and diversity. 

This program will include a panel discussion.

RSVP at http://www.utdallas.edu/multicultural/


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Mar 22 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


Multicultural Center - African American Student Success Task Force Meeting
Mar 28 11:30 AM - SSA 14.244

Bi-monthly meeting for faculty and staff members of the African American Student Success Task Force, sponsored by the Multicultural Center


Multicultural Center - Latinx Student Success Network Meeting
Mar 29 11:00 AM - SSA 14.244

Bi-monthly meeting for faculty and staff members of the Latinx Student Success Network, sponsored by the Multicultural Center


WISE: Women In Social Engagement
Apr 03 12:00 PM - Multicultural Center, Conference Room

WISE (Women In Social Engagement) is a discussion group that meets to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on  campus. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected, and you are welcome to join and bring a friend.

Join us in the Multicultural Center's conference room for our next WISE discussion.


Diversity Education: Intercultural Communication
Apr 10 11:30 AM - SSA 14.510

Join us for an interactive presentation about Intercultural Communication. This presentation will explore how culture influences the way we communicate with others both verbally and nonverbally. 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Melissa Hernandez-Katz, Senior Lecturer, Arts & Technology

Click here to RSVP: http://www.utdallas.edu/multicultural/


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Apr 10 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


Asian Heritage Celebration
Apr 11 7:00 PM - SU 2.602

The Asian Heritage Celebration is a celebration of the history, culture, and contributions of Asian Americans. The event showcases authentic Asian cuisine, music and performances. It has been a staple of the event to bring in a nationally recognized speaker for the event. They normally speak on the intersection of leadership and culture.


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Apr 12 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


WISE: Women In Social Engagement
Apr 17 12:00 PM - Multicultural Center, Conference Room

WISE (Women In Social Engagement) is a discussion group that meets to engage in an affirming, inviting, and authentic discussion around students’ experiences as people who identify as women of color on  campus. Participants are welcome to discuss any and all topics that are relevant to their experiences (e.g. race, relations, gender equality, media influences on self esteem/body image, racism, sexism, career development, dating, relationships, sexuality). Your privacy will be respected, and you are welcome to join and bring a friend.

Join us in the Multicultural Center's conference room for our next WISE discussion.


Diversity Scholarship Banquet
Apr 20 6:00 PM - SU 2.602

This end of year event is a celebration to recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of Diversity Scholarship recipients. 


Hispanic Leadership Banquet
Apr 21 7:00 PM - SU 2.602

Recognition of Hispanic student organization leaders and academic achievers.


Harambee Dinner & Awards
Apr 22 6:00 PM - SU 2.602

This end of year event is collaborative celebration among several of the African American student organizations and the Multicultural Center. It serves as an opportunity to collectively recognize the academic achievements, campus involvement, and leadership excellence of our African American students. Harambee also features a special ceremony to acknowledge all participating graduating seniors.


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Apr 24 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


Education Abroad: Global Chat
Apr 26 4:00 PM - Multicultural Center Conference Room

Education Abroad and the Multicultural Center invites all students interested in study abroad to participate in an informal session to discover the opportunities UT Dallas offers.  Attend this one-hour session where you will learn about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, application process and more presented by the Education Abroad Ambassador. 


Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Apr 28 12:00 PM - SU 2.602

Cinco De Mayo Celebration including the Los Reyes de Dallas Mariachi Band.


Multicultural Center - Multicultural Achievement Ceremony
May 09 7:00 PM - Auditorium

Multicultural Achievement Ceremony celebrates the academic achievement of graduating students within cultural groups supported by the Multicultural Center.


Multicultural Center - African American Student Success Task Force Meeting
May 23 11:30 AM - SSA 14.244

Bi-monthly meeting for faculty and staff members of the African American Student Success Task Force, sponsored by the Multicultural Center


Multicultural Center - Latinx Student Success Network
May 24 11:30 AM - SSA 14.244

Bi-monthly meeting for faculty and staff members of the Latinx Student Success Network, sponsored by the Multicultural Center