Featured Keynote Speaker:
Creating Liminal Spaces: Citizenship beyond voting and a tax deduction
Learn how surveys in higher education allow for institutions to continue to grow, remain viable and valuable to the public.
Featured Faculty Presenters:
K-12 Civic Education: Opportunities, Inequities, and Challenges
In this session, Patricia will explore research on “best practices” in civic education and the challenges educators face in providing meaningful civic education in a politically polarized environment.
A Pillar in the Community...Math?
Prepare2Nspire is a near-peer mathematics tutoring program using "communities" to support high school juniors and middle school students. The University of Minnesota undergrad STEM students are leading these efforts to help build pillars in the community.
Evidenced Based Activism: What works in activism, and how to incorporate it into your busy life
Participants will be introduced to a variety of quick activism strategies that they can adopt, including new forms of online consumer activism and are encouraged to bring their smart phones or tablets to engage during the session.
The Family Education & Diabetes Series (“FEDS”): Reducing Health Disparities in the American Indian Community through Community-based Participatory Research
The FEDS is an innovative program that was created through the collaborative efforts of healthcare professionals and Minnesota’s American Indian community to improve the lives of Native people.
On Being American (Enough): Schooling and Formations of Youth Cultural Citizenship
How can research help us understand the role that schools and experiences of schooling play in how young people come to identify (or not) as American?
Civic Engagement on the Right: Conservative Think Tanks and Policymaking in the Age of Trump
In this political environment, to what extent is the conservative think tank still relevant in political and policy debates?
Developing Civic Leaders
What is the role and responsibility of higher education with regard to the civic development of college students?
EQ Not Just IQ: The Role of Emotional Intelligence to Promote Citizen Engagement and Citizenship
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss why EQ, not just IQ, is critical to promote citizen engagement and citizenship through the role of primary, secondary, and post-secondary educational institutions by integrating social-emotional learning as part of the academic process.
The social impact of sport: Understanding how sport contributes to addressing grand societal challenges
This presentation will discuss how sport organizations and events may create positive social impacts to local communities by promoting public support for charitable causes, fostering collective identity and pride, creating social capital, and enhancing health and well-being.
Time and location
Saturday, November 4, 2017
McNamara Alumni Center, Memorial Hall
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
7:45 AM - 1:00 PM
- Register by phone: Call U of M Tickets & Events at 612-624-2345, Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5p.m.
- Limit: 4 registrations per order. On the last page of registration, along with your payment, there are several questions to answer about the registrants.
- Parking: options include the University Avenue Parking Ramp or Washington Avenue Ramp
- ASL Interpreter: Only by request; please contact the Tickets and Events office at 612-624-2345 no later than Friday, October 13 to request this service.
- All Sales Final. No Refunds.
- No ticket will be mailed for this event. Your name will be on the registration list. We encourage you to bring your order confirmation as verification, in case there are any issues at check-in.