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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Sara Konrath, "Spread Thin"
by Betsy VanNoy published Jan 03, 2019 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:32 PM
Sara Konrath, Assistant Professor of Philanthropic Studies at Indiana University, is the fourth speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. In her lecture, she discusses changes over time in empathy and mental health as symptoms of societal burnout.
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Prison Education Summit - Education, Rehabilitation, and Reentry: All In for Prison Education at Penn State
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 17, 2018 last modified Feb 14, 2019 09:15 AM
This summit will bring together representatives from leading prison education and reentry programs from around the country, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, government agencies, and state and local officials to develop a vision for the expansion Penn State’s Prison Education and Reentry Project.
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Grady named inaugural Faculty Fellow of Security Center
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 14, 2018
Through the fellowship, Grady plans to examine how security threats to U.S. shipping ports affect the flow of commodity goods to U.S. consumers and how ports influence geopolitics throughout the world.
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The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Susan Stryker, "Psychedelic Trans: Whiteness, Plasticity, and Socio-Somatic Transformation"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:32 PM
Susan Stryker, is an American professor, author, filmmaker, and theorist whose work focuses on gender and human sexuality. She is an Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, former director of the Institute for LGBT Studies, and founder of the Transgender Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona.
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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Kurt Gray, "Explaining Moral Judgment"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:33 PM
Kurt Gray, Associate Professor of psychology at UNC Chapel Hill, is the third speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. He will discuss why the past 20 years of moral psychology research may be misguided and outlines a new theory of moral judgment grounded in mind perception.
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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Michael Poulin, "Must We Feel Bad to Do Good?"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:34 PM
Michael Poulin, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at SUNY Buffalo, is the second speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. His lecture will discuss research that suggests that empathy and personal discomfort need not go hand in hand, and that less discomfort may translate to more prosocial action.
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The Clinic and Elsewhere Speaker Series: Eric Plemons, "Surgery Without Surgeons: How Clinical Gaps Shape Trans-Embodiment"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Feb 19, 2019 03:15 PM
CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. Eric Plemons, Assistant Professor in the School of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, explores the impact that the decades-long insurance exclusion of trans-surgery, including restricted patient access, limited development and circulation of technical skills to perform the procedures, and a lack of effective administrative processes needed to integrate these services into existing clinical workflows.
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Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Mina Cikara, "Their Pain, Our Pleasure"
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 13, 2018 last modified Jan 15, 2019 04:36 PM
Mina Cikara, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University is the first speaker in the Expanding Empathy Speaker Series. In her lecture, she discusses factors contributing to Schadenfreude, a phenomenon that occurs when people strongly identified with their social group experiencing pleasure when they observe threatening out-group members' misfortunes.
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Bryan Stevenson, March 20, 2019, Eisenhower Auditorium
by Betsy VanNoy published Dec 07, 2018 last modified Mar 04, 2019 06:08 PM
Equal Justice Initiative, Just Mercy, civil rights, National Memorial for Peace and Justice, racial violence and oppression
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Position Announcement: Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, REI Research Associate
by Betsy VanNoy published Nov 29, 2018 last modified Jan 04, 2019 03:34 PM
This is a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position with a 65% research and 35% teaching appointment.
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