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Tuesday, 17 October, 2017
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    All members of the Council on Graduate Studies will meet.

    Tags: Conferences/Meetings | Faculty | Graduate School
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    This program is part of Booth Library’s fall exhibit and program series, “Twenty Years of Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon.” The exhibit will be on display at the library from Sept. 14 through Dec. 31, 2017.

    For more information on this exhibit and program series, visit http://booth.eiu.edu/hp20.

    Muggles, Magic and Abuse

    Presented by Angie Hunt, housing program director, HOPE of East Central Illinois

    Muggles the world over were captivated by the charm of Harry Potter's magical adventures, which spawned a new generation of readers and taught us lessons about everything from compassion to perseverance to the importance of standing against evil. But there's an even darker side to Harry's tale, one that, in reality, affects millions of children across the globe: abuse and neglect. Join us for a discussion on how this affected the young Potter (and the older one, too) and how the reality compares. We should probably talk about Lucius Malfoy, too.

    Angie Hunt, ICDVP, is the Housing Program director for HOPE of East Central Illinois and has spent 18 years working with survivors of domestic violence and their children. Throughout those years, she has trained hundreds of individuals on the dynamics of domestic violence, as well as presenting on the state and local level. Recently, she was selected to participate in and graduated from the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence Leadership Academy.

    She is a member of the South Central Illinois Continuum of Care (SCICoC) Board of Directors, the SCICoC Planning and Assessment Committee, The Gender and Sexual Diversity and Sexual Violence Prevention Team at EIU, and several other boards and committees. As two of her passions are spreading awareness of abuse and all things Harry Potter, this might be her favorite presentation of all time. She also thinks people should know she usually brings candy when she presents.

    Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Booth Library | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students
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    New semester, new beginnings, new friends!

    We hope that you join us at our weekly Tuesday meetings in Coleman Hall 2761 from 6-7pm. Returning members, new friends, and guests are all invited!

    Please join us and learn how you can help make Fall 2017 an awesome semester to be at the Asian American Association. 

    Tags: Asian American Association | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Minority Affairs | RSO Event
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Wednesday, 18 October, 2017
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    Learn how to communicate why you are a match for the job in a cover letter! Impress them with your knowledge of the employer and how to target your skills with their needs. Reservations Required. Call 581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/

    Tags: Career Services | Current Students
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    The Illinois Secretary of State’s Office will discuss organ/tissue donation which includes an overview of the program, the donor registry, and statistics on donation and transplantation; the critical need for donated organs; how to be a donor; and dispel the myths and misconceptions of donation. Liz Hager, the designer of the program will answer any and all questions regarding donation. Liz will be joined by a mother whose son was a former EIU student. The mother will be examining their decision-making process of organ donations, as well as how organ donations have impacted her personal life and the lives of other individuals. Brochures and other materials will be furnished.

    Register by 10/16/17

    Tags: Academic Calendar | Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars
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    Join us while we make bracelets representing all the various identities under the LGBTQAIP+ umbrella!

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Faculty | LGBTQA Resource Center
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    On Thursday, October 18 from 7-8 pm in Buzzard Hall 1121 Charity Huwe and Cobi Christiansen (Fall 2016 EIU Graduates) will share their experiences student teaching and traveling overseas through the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching (COST).  Charity completed 7 weeks of her student teaching in the Netherlands while Cobi completed 7 weeks of his student teaching in Australia.


    If you have ever wondered:

    • Should I consider completing part of my student teaching overseas through the COST program?

    • What would it be like to Study/Student Teaching Overseas?

    • What would it be like to Teach in another country?

    • What is Education like in other countries?

    • How do children in other countries picture the United States?


    You should plan to attend this presentation.

    Tags: Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Prospective Students
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Thursday, 19 October, 2017
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    A discussion of best practices in graduate recruitment for anyone involved in promoting graduate education.

    Tags: Conferences/Meetings | Faculty | Graduate School
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    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used to map spatial patterns, monitor changes in the environment and design and plan for the future both locally and around the world. This talk will highlight some of the ways that EIU students have been using GIS to explore the world around them, involving topics ranging from land use change to trail design, crime, politics and the environment.

    Register by 10/17/17

    Tags: Academic Calendar | Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Arts and Entertainment | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars
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    "A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him."

    Tags: Alumni | Community | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Faculty | LGBTQA Resource Center
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Friday, 20 October, 2017
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    The Graduate Student Advisory Council is open to any and all currently registered EIU graduate students. At the meetings, members discuss, review, and participate in any university decision that has a potential impact on the graduate student population. These meetings also help to facilitate the dialogue between graduate student, faculty, staff, and administrators here at EIU.

    Tags: Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council
Saturday, 21 October, 2017
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Sunday, 22 October, 2017
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