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Creating A More Equitable Classroom

Friday, April 21, 2017

Friday, April 21, 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Presented by the Steven J. Schochet Endowment for GLBT Studies and the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life.

When students feel seen and understood in the classroom, they are more likely to show up ready to learn. In this workshop, faculty and instructors will identify strategies to make their classrooms friendlier to LGBTQIA students. Presenters will address common struggles that LGBTQIA students face in the classroom and share solutions that can be adapted to fit your discipline.


EVENT IS FULL QueerX - Gender, Sexuality and the Law: LGBT Know Your Rights

Friday, April 28, 2017


Friday, April 28, 12-1pm, Appleby Hall Room 3

Queer X is an educational initiative of the GSC, which will deliver critically important topics and conversations that impact the LGBTQIA Community. This year's line-up will cover a wide range of LGBTQIA-centered topics and will be available to live stream as well as view online here after each event.

Anyone is welcome to attend or livestream our QueerX Talks!


Update from the Immigration Response Team

Friday, April 21, 2017

Hello! Last week the Immigration Response Team hosted a University Community Conversation to discuss a spectrum of immigration-related issues: Legal questions, employment visas, the executive order and travel ban, concerns of refugees, undocumented students and DACA (or Dreamer) students, the campus environment, and questions about health care access.

The IRT is analyzing input from this meeting (as well as many other meetings and conversations across campus) to develop priorities.


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