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Monday, October 21, 2019

IG Journal as Pedagogical Tool: Using Social Media in the Classroom and Counseling Space

In this interactive workshop, Professor Chris Harris presents how he uses his Instagram journal as a teaching tool, in the college classroom and in his private counseling practice, to encourage others to achieve optimum wellness, which he dines as physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual well-being.
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Friday, October 4, 2019

Cluster Hire in Social Media Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences at LTU is seeking to fill two tenure-track positions in Social Media Studies as follows.
Monday, September 30, 2019

Behind the Uniform: Bridging the Gap between Police and Community

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019  |  SHANICE WINSTON Most people can identify a police officer by their uniform. Although the police wear the uniform with a sense of pride, it can elicit emotions of fear and despair in others. In recent years, violence against people of color has increased awareness by law enforcement that the uniform sends a mixed message. This awareness is a critical first step toward bridging the gap between police and community. 
Monday, September 16, 2019

Humanities + Technology Lecture Series - Octavia Butler's Kindred

Octavia Butler's Kindred is a ground breaking work of speculative fiction that tells the story of a woman mysteriously transported from the Twentieth Century to an antebellum slave population.  In this panel discussion, literary scholars, historians, and creative writers will discuss the legacy of Butler's vision and the ongoing significance of this work.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

'Humanity + Technology' lecture series resumes with internet freedom talk

The second year of a lecture series on the technologies we make and how they affect our lives will begin next month at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield. The “Humanity + Technology Lecture Series” event will take place Thursday, Sept. 12 at 12:30 p.m. in the Mary E. Marburger Science and Engineering Auditorium, Room S100 in LTU’s Science Building.
Monday, August 19, 2019

Women in Red

In 2013, 90% of volunteer Wikipedia editors, or "Wikipe­dians," were estimated to be male. In 2014, only 15% of Wikipedia's biographical entries focused on women and their accomplishments. The Women in Red (WiR) Project was launched to balance these inequities by increasing the number of female Wikipedians and Wikipedia's global coverage of women.

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