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Feb 29, 2024

Feb 29, 2024

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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In this session, participants will discuss and define race and the levels of racism and review research on how racism is perpetuated in today's society. We will also explore how our experience(s) influence our perceptions of others and develop strategies to support racial healing and racial equity.

Mar 4, 2024

Mar 4, 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This session introduces basic LGBTQ terms and concepts, helps participants develop an appreciation for the experiences of the LGBTQ people, and brings an overall awareness of LGBTQ issues. Participants will be encouraged to think about how they can create a more inclusive environment and will be prepared to provide resources to LGBTQ people. Note: Individuals who complete or have completed LGBTQ Safe Zone workshops may obtain credit towards the Building University of Iowa Leadership for Dive...

Mar 6, 2024

Mar 6, 2024

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This introductory workshop will provide a framework for understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values of the university. Participants will explore and reflect on the role of identity in our personal and professional experiences. This session will also outline relevant resources and opportunities on campus. As part of the BUILD initiative, this session should be taken first.  

Mar 10, 2024

Mar 10, 2024

7:08 PM - 7:41 PM

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Mar 12, 2024

Mar 12, 2024

All Day

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Wondr Health is a 100% digital weight management program that focuses on lifestyle behavior changes to meet the needs of our employees, especially those with on-the-go lifestyles and a 24/7 work environment. This program can be done anytime, anywhere. Learn simple skills to make sustainable changes and feel better than ever. Join the waitlist! If you join the waitlist now, you will get an email once the application windo opens with instructions on how to apply for the program. Application w...

Mar 18, 2024

Mar 18, 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This session is a case study-based, application-focused session. Participants will gain the tools they need to not only provide resources but to become active participants in making our campus a more supportive, inclusive, and affirming place for LBGTQ people. If desired, participants may be identified as an LGBTQ Safe Zone Ally after completing Phase 2. Note: Individuals who complete or have completed LGBTQ Safe Zone workshops may obtain credit towards the Building University of Iowa Leader...

Mar 20, 2024

Mar 20, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Mar 22, 2024

Mar 22, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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This model was developed by the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), an organization devoted to eliminating all forms of prejudice throughout the world. The training is highly interactive and is definitely not your typical "diversity training." Participants will be prompted (to the extent each is comfortable) to engage in self-reflection and sharing, to practice talking about the messages we internalize about our own and others' groups, to correct misinformation through "caucus" ses...

Mar 25, 2024

Mar 25, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Mar 25, 2024

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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This interactive workshop features an overview of trans students' experiences on college campuses, with a focus on strengthening our ability to be more effective allies to this community. Previous participation in LGTBQ Safe Zone Phase I and Phase II is encouraged. Note: Individuals who complete or have completed LGBTQ Safe Zone workshops may obtain credit towards the Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate.  

Mar 26, 2024

Mar 26, 2024

5:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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liveWELL partners with Brad Baldwin of Aperture to offer the 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) to University of Iowa faculty and staff in a 50% or greater, regular position who are referred by either a Health Coach or EAP. The program begins on Tuesday, March 26. The deadline for a referral is March 15, 2024. Weekly Meeting Dates Group Orientation Meeting on Zoom: Tuesday, March 19 Class 1: Tuesday, March 26 - 5:30–8:00 p.m. Class 2: Tuesday, April 2 - 5:30–8:00 p.m. Clas...

Mar 29, 2024

Mar 29, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Mar 29, 2024

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Developed by the National Coalition Building Institute, this process gives leaders skills to deal constructively with tough conflicts, enabling them to move disputing parties toward future cooperation. The skills practices in the NCBI Controversial Issue Process are applicable to every conflict situation, whether the controversy involves a labor-management dispute, a clash between different organizations, or a quarrel among coworkers. Note: Individuals who complete or have completed NCBI wor...

Mar 31, 2024

Mar 31, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Apr 1, 2024

Apr 1, 2024

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This introductory workshop will provide a framework for understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values of the university. Participants will explore and reflect on the role of identity in our personal and professional experiences. This session will also outline relevant resources and opportunities on campus. As part of the BUILD initiative, this session should be taken first.

Apr 2, 2024

Apr 2, 2024

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This is the first and foundational course of a three-workshop series called ASC: Advocating for a Safe Community. The course will help participants understand the societal stereotypes, behaviors, and barriers that make up rape culture and will include an introduction to strategies for combating rape culture, such as survivor ally ship, practicing consent, and bystander intervention, which will be discussed at a deeper level in the two subsequent workshops.

Apr 5, 2024

Apr 5, 2024

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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This interactive workshop will encourage participants to explore how our identities shape our experiences and our interactions with others, as well as the dynamics that get in the way of effective relationship-building across difference. Through a model developed by the National Coalition Building Institute, we'll explore strategies for prejudice reduction and welcoming diversity. Note: Individuals who complete or have completed NCBI workshops may obtain credit towards the Building Universit...

Apr 8, 2024

Apr 8, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Apr 8, 2024

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This workshop will explore implicit bias, including an introduction to key research studies showing the prevalence and potential impact of unchecked bias in employment practices, clinical interactions, mentoring, and everyday interactions. Participants will explore evidence-based strategies to reduce its impact using case-based discussions related to faculty/staff recruitment, retention, self-advocacy, and more.

Apr 9, 2024

Apr 9, 2024

7:41 PM - 7:42 PM

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Apr 22, 2024

Apr 22, 2024

7:55 PM - 8:04 PM

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

May 3, 2024

May 3, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

May 5, 2024

May 5, 2024

All Day

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...

Jun 16, 2024

Jun 16, 2024

8:43 PM - 8:43 PM

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BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children...