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More events could be added, be sure to check here for updates.  Contact grad-ed@cmu.edu with any questions.

Monday, April 6, 2020

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Present Over Perfect: Practicing Mindfulness and Agility Amidst Change
12:00-1:30pm
Presenter: Angie Lusk, Student Affairs Wellness Initiatives
It can be difficult to stay motivated during an ever-changing global pandemic. Using mindfulness as a tool for navigating change, join us in a conversation on how to tame our inner critic and more fully engage in life, in work, and in our connections to others. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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Fitting Fitness In
12:00-1:30pm
Presenter: Pattye Stragar, Athletics
How do you create time for yourself and fit fitness in when it matters the most. 

Weekly Gratitude Session
1:30–2:00pm
Practices in gratitude can help us regulate our mood, build our resilience, and can cultivate increased happiness and satisfaction. Join us to learn some strategies on how to be more grateful throughout your day, and for a weekly opportunity to practice and to share your gratitude with our CMU community. We encourage attendees to bring a notebook and a writing utensil to the session. These are historic times; it will be nice to capture the whole-hearted moments through it all. Facilitated by Angie Lusk, program director, Student Affairs Wellness Initiatives.

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Virtual Trivia
4:30-5:00pm(EST)
FREE to play and PRIZES will be awarded!  Hosted by SLICE and the Alumni Association. Want more professional development opportunities, benefits, resources and ways to connect with CMU alumni? Visit Alumni Association page. 
ZOOM and Meeting ID:374-151-643 
Heightened Racism & Covid-19: Virtual Town Hall
4:30-5:30pm
The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion will be hosting two town halls with the University Police Department, Tepper School of Business, and the Office of International Education. Together, we will be addressing the stigma and discrimination against members of our community as a result of COVID-19. The goals of the town halls are to provide a space to discuss experiences and concerns of racism and/or xenophobia, and also to give some guidance to non-Asian individuals of our community about bystander intervention and other ways to support their Asian and Asian American peers during this time.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Heightened Racism & Covid-19: Virtual Town Hall
9:00-10:00am
The Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion will be hosting two town halls with the University Police Department, Tepper School of Business, and the Office of International Education. Together, we will be addressing the stigma and discrimination against members of our community as a result of COVID-19. The goals of the town halls are to provide a space to discuss experiences and concerns of racism and/or xenophobia, and also to give some guidance to non-Asian individuals of our community about bystander intervention and other ways to support their Asian and Asian American peers during this time.
Mental Health During Covid-19
11:00am-12:00pm
Led by Danny Shahara, Ph.D. 
Hosted by Counseling and Psychological Services (CaPS)
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Title IX Overview
12:00-1:30pm
Presenter: Jamie Edwards-Pasek, Title IX Initiatives
This session will present information about the rights and responsibilities of employees under Title IX. We will discuss how to identify, respond to, and report instances of sex discrimination, including situations involving sexual harassment and relationship violence. The program also includes instruction in proactive steps individuals can take to prevent potentially harmful situations and provides case studies relevant to the workplace. (Zoom link given upon registration completion) 

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Innovation with Impact (IWI)
This an interdisciplinary poster/performance exhibition of graduate student research and projects from across the Pittsburgh campus. Although the 2020 Innovation with Impact in-person event has been CANCELLED, we will be featuring our participants on our site and in event emails!  See what your friends and colleagues have been up to this year!

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GSA Virtual Trivia Night
8:00-9:00pm
Get your teams ready! Sign up as a team or as a free agent and get ready for a night of brain busters! Prizes will be awarded for the winning team! 
Registration link was sent to students via GSA

Friday, April 10, 2020

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11:00am-12:30pm
Presenters: Noah Riley, Jamie Rossi
The Green Dot overview talk is a 1.5 hour training that introduces the basic elements of bystander intervention as well as some skill building activities to engage participants in immediate action. (Zoom link given upon registration completion) 

Well, This is Different!
A discussion with Student Academic Success about shifting to an online research, learning, and working environment.
12:30-1:30pm
We hope you saw GSA’s shared guides on tips and strategies for working and living remotely. This workshop will actively go through the contents of these as well as resources available through SASC, before interactively sharing additional strategies among workshop participants. The workshop is open and applicable to all CMU members: students, staff, and faculty. 
ZOOM and Meeting ID: 662-261-349
Please RSVP for the workshop here (log-in with your CMU credentials)!