MEI RISE Chat - 'Mental Health, Drug Addiction, and the Prison Pipeline' |
MEI RISE Chat panelists will discuss the racial and socioeconomic inequalities of the criminal justice system, from targeted arrests to recidivism to attempts to reduce inequality through marijuana legalization. They will also cover the link between mental health issues and drug addiction (with a special mention of drug issues in Coles County) and note how some countries and US programs now promote mental health treatment options over prison for users.
Panelists: Fulbright Scholar and special guest Dr. Alonzo DeCarlo, Dr. Danessa Carter, Prof. Erin Rowland, and Elizabeth "Liz" Stephens
Refreshments will be served.Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars
Resume Writing |
Whether you need help starting a resume or already have one, this workshop is for you. We will discuss the proper structure and content employers are looking for in addition to how to make your resume stand out. Reservations Required. Call 217-581-2412 or RSVP at: https://eiu-csm.symplicity.com/students/Tags: Career Services | Current Students | Workshop/Webinar
- How to Find an Internship |
25,000 Orchids |
There are more than 25,000 species of orchids that form one of the most diverse, and arguably the largest, flowering plant family on Earth. They grow in almost every habitat imaginable and show an amazing amount diversity in their body plan as well as their reproductive strategies. This talk will focus on the features that tie orchids together as a family and introduce the vast range of variation in orchid diversity. Both topics will be heavily illustrated with photos of species studied by Dr. Carlsward. There will also be a more practical portion that will introduce some basics of orchid care indoors and a demonstration of how to repot your orchids. Directions provided to registered participants.
Please register by 3/6/2020.Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Session in Charleston/Mattoon Room |
Do you want to work off campus?
Curricular Practical training is an opportunity to gain off-campus work authorization for internships or other work in your field of study.
Assistant Dean of international Education Andy Kabasele will answer your questions about applyijng for CPT and maintaining your status!Tags: Africana Studies | Art Department | College of Health and Human Services | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | Colllege of Education | Communication Disorders and Sciences | Communication Studies | Current Students | Diversity/Inclusive Excellence | Elementary Education | English Department | Family and Consumer Sciences | Foreign Languages | General Studies Degree | Gerontology | Graduate School | Interdisciplinary Center for Global Diversity | Journalism Department | Kinesiology and Sports Studies | Lumpkin College of Business & Technology | Mathematics and Computer Science | Music Department | Office of International Students and Sch | Philosophy | Pine Honors College | Political Science | School of Business | School of Technology | Study Abroad | Theatre Arts Department | Women's Studies
Research 101: Submitting your Thesis |
Students who need tips for conducting research are encouraged to attend free workshops at Booth Library.
Seminar 1: Researching the Literature with Steve Brantley will be offered at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in Room 4450 of the library.
Topics to be covered are:
- What are your online research destinations?
- How do you know when you have enough?
- Identify key journals and key databases.
- Understand controlled vocabularies and how they can benefit your research.
- Learn about open access, open research, and alternative sources for research.
Seminar 2: Organizing your References Using Citation Management Software with Kirstin Duffin will be offered at 7 p.m. March 3 in Room 4450 of the library.
Topics to be covered are:
- Save your sources to one convenient location and access via the cloud.
- Create formatted citations and your reference section in seconds (really!).
- Understand the software options and features in Mendeley and Zotero.
- Export citation information using library databases.
Seminar 3: Submitting your Thesis with Ellen Corrigan will be offered at 7 p.m. March 10 in Room 4450 of the library.
Topics to be covered are:
- How to submit your thesis online via The Keep
- What happens to your thesis to achieve certification by the Graduate School
- How to order personal or departmental print copies of your thesis
Register for the free seminars at https://library.eiu.edu/instruction/thesis101.html.
For more information contact Steve Brantley, head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship, at 581-7542 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Tags: Academic/Event Scheduling | Booth Library | Current Students | Graduate School | Graduate Student Advisory Council | Pine Honors College | Workshop/Webinar
Workshop: Classrooms Without Walls, Creating Video Instruction at EIU |
Facilitator: Dr. Tom Grissom
Location: 1430 Buzzard Hall
This workshop will provide an overview of the extensive video production capabilities all faculty, staff, and students currently have access to at EIU. This session will provide a hands-on walk through of creating a basic screencast for instructional purposes. Once videos are created there will be a discussion of the many options available to upload and stream instructional videos to students. A green screen demonstration will also be provided, attend this session and be amazed by the possibilities available to everyone at EIU. (Bring a flash drive if you want to save your video.)
Registration link: https://eiu.gosignmeup.com/public/Course/browse?courseid=2592Tags: Faculty | Faculty Development & Innovation Center
Fun Floral Design |
Ready for some gorgeous fresh flowers to welcome spring? This class will teach us the art of creating floral arrangements, care and handling of cut flowers, and how to use ribbon as an accent. Everything is included and you will go home with your custom designed basket arrangement for home or office.
Please register by 3/4/2020.Tags: Academy of Lifelong Learning | Alumni | Community | Current Students | Faculty | Lectures/Seminars | Workshop/Webinar