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Celebrating Changemakers Awards Program

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m., University Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, RSVP encouraged by October 4:

On Thursday, October 11th, please join the Women's Center, the ​Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, and the Office for Equity and Diversity in honoring outstanding University scholars and changemakers! 


Circle of Indigenous Nations lunch with Dr. Dunbar-Ortiz

Thursday, September 20, 2018

September Special Speaker

Join Us on Thursday, September 27th at the Circle of Indigenous Nations for Lunch with Dr. Dunbar-Ortiz, Professor Emerita of Ethnic Studies at California State University-Hayward. 

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Place: Circle of Indigenous Nations Appleby Hall 322

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Fall Adviser Training: International Students

Monday, September 17, 2018

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is hosting their bi-annual Adviser Training on Wednesday, October 17.  These training sessions are intended for new or seasoned academic advisers, career counselors and student service staff who work with international students.

You do not need to attend both, but you are encouraged to do so! Please register for each session you plan to attend, and you will be asked to submit a question for the trainers when you register.


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