Of all the challenges the planet faces, one poses a truly existential threat—global warming—and no one has worked longer or harder than Bill McKibben to both document and combat it.
Christian Murphy is a trained sexual education and consent speaker to bring necessary and difficult conversations to campuses about consent and hooking up.
Implicit bias has come to be recognized as a powerful force that not only shapes individual actions but institutional policies and practices as well. This presentation looks at three primary mechanisms that produce bias: priming, associations and assumptions which will create an understanding of actions people can take to counteract negative race associations that lead to negative consequences for people of color.
Michael Bowman is a fifth-generation Coloradan, born and raised on his family’s farming and ranching operations. Michael has been an advocate for the return of the hemp plant, the plant of our Founding Fathers, for over 20 years. He was active in the Colorado’s historic Amendment 64 Campaign, a citizens-ballot initiative that ended an eight-decade war on the plant. He was a governor-appointee to Colorado’s first Industrial Hemp Commission and was the founding board chair of the National Hemp Association.
Professional Thrifter and SDSU graduate, Georgialee Quail, shares her passion for sustainable fashion, the journey that sparked her desire to advocate and her best tips for being a conscious consumer.
Steven Wingate talks with Jennifer Widman of the South Dakota Humanities Council and Sioux Falls author Patrick Hicks about his new novel The Leave-Takers, published by the University of Nebraska Press in March 2021 as part of its Flyover Fiction Series.
A native New Yorker, Crystal Shaniece Roman attended New York City’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts while pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Management at the College of Staten Island. In 2008 Ms. Roman launched The Black Latina Movement, LLC (BLM) and began performing BLM’s first written theatrical piece: a one woman show about the lives of dark-skinned Latinas and African American Latinas entitled Black Latina.
Crystal Shaniece Roman will have a conversation on color within races, specifically Black and Latin cultures, as well as the reflection in the media.
Dr. Collins has a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition, with a research focus in African American Studies. He also has over 10 years of experience as an academic professional specializing in African American Studies research and teaching and digital humanities scholarship.
The InService Music Conference is a teacher recertification program offered by the School of Performing Arts. This year, due to the pandemic, this program featuring various speakers is offered online.
Sam Anderson (Assistant Director of Bands, Sioux Falls Lincoln)
"No, your other left foot! Tips and Tricks for a Successful Marching Band Camp"
This session will focus on LGBTQIA+ awareness. Participants will develop skills to promote an inclusive and safe campus environment for the LGBTQIA+ community.
This ceremony will honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and affirm those lives that contributed to our resilience in the face of oppression.
Felton Wayne is an educator, public speaker and coach with experience working with diverse groups on educational policy, equity, bias training, curriculum and
Geoawareness, geoenablement, geotechnologies, citizen science, and storytelling are combining to bring the GIS community to a pivotal moment. How can these forces, along with 5 key trends in GIS, transform how our world moves through this decade? What are the 5 skills that are most needed as you plan your own pathway through this decade? Join Geographer Joseph Kerski for a lively discussion and demonstrations as we reflect on the progress the geotechnology community has made and the challenges that remain through 5 forces, 5 trends, and 5 skills.
This seminar is to introduce Landsat data and applications during past and future.
Dr. Christopher (Chris) Crawford is a Research Physical Scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Darryl Tonemah (Kiowa/Comanche/Tuscarora) is the owner of the Tonemah Counseling Group, an organization dedicated to increasing wellness in Native communities. He also owns First Nations Telehealth Solutions, a company dedicated to increasing access to psychological and psychiatric care to Native communities via telemedicine. He has done extensive work providing training to hospitals, clinics, universities, corporations and schools throughout the U.S. and Canada on trauma and its relationship to behavior and health.
Remote sensing and modeling of water availability in Afghanistan from snow dominated highlands to arid lowlands
Remote sensing and modeling are powerful tools for monitoring water availability, which are helpful for food security assessment.
Dr. Md Shahriar Pervez is a research scientist (Hydrology) contractor at U.S. Geological Survey Earth Resources Observation and Science center and an active team member of Famine Early Warning System Network.
We want to welcome everyone to engage in a conversation that is important to our community. As a keynote speaker, Lanita White Shaverd , Pharm.D., will focus the conversation on closing the equity gap through healthcare. Our mission for the dialogue is to have people ask questions, share your thoughts, raise concerns, and learn from one another to strengthen our campus community.
Monitoring land surface change contributes to understanding geographic and temporal patterns of change across large regions, provide input into a wide range of environmental modeling studies, clarify the drivers of change, and provide more timely information for land managers.
Mark Freeland, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, American Indian Studies School of American and Global Studies, will deliver the lecture:
“An Indigenous Intervention: Method, Truth & the Power of Community”
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Dyami Thomas shares his experiences as an American Indian model, actor and suicide prevention specialist who empowers youth to use their culture to define their identity.
As an American Indian actor, model and suicide prevention specialist Dyami “Eagle” Thomas is also a member of the Klamath tribes in Oregon and descendant of the Leech Lake Anishinaabe in Minnesota.
Zoom link below.
Password for event: OMA2020
This event is for Campus Only - Faculty, Staff and Students are welcome to attend.
To conclude Hispanic Heritage Month, join us as we hear from Dr. Mayra Olivares-Urueta regarding her remarkable life as a Latina scholar, advocate and administrator.
Mayra Olivares-Urueta, Ph.D., serves as vice president for the student development services at Tarrant County College’s Northeast Campus in Texas. As an educational administrator her work is focused on community cultural wealth, funds of knowledge, and critical race theories.
The event will be held on Zoom.
Zaylore Stout, legal attorney and author of “Our Gay History in Fifty States” shares his advocacy work on equity, justice and access.
As a receiver of many honors including but not limited to the Business of Pride Award through the Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business journal and the Lavender Magazine Community Award, Zaylore Stout is an author and also a legal attorney who handles employment law matters which include sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and wage and hour disputes.
This event is Campus Only - Students, Faculty and Staff are welcome to attend.
Most of us hope that a safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 will soon be developed. But many people disagree about how best to use public and private forms of power to promote vaccination. Should a person’s ability to travel, work or go to school depend on them being vaccinated against COVID-19 or demonstrating immunity to SARS-CoV-2? Even if COVID-19 vaccination or immunity testing were not legally mandated, should people who refuse COVID-19 vaccine face stigma or discrimination in their interpersonal or professional relationships?
Want to be an ally to our undocumented students attending SDSU? Join us for this training session led by Dr. Germán A. Cadenas!
Dr. Germán A. Cadenas joined the faculty at Lehigh University in 2018. He Identifies as a Latinx immigrant himself and is formerly undocumented. He has a background in policy advocacy and community organizing for immigrant rights, and regularly collaborates with local and national advocacy organizations.
John's show is not your typical comedy magic show! Its an original blend of clean comedy, fun magic and amazingly intricate balloon feats!
As one of the hottest rising comics in New York City, Ian Lara has been the host of the “Out of Tune” music app game show, he taped a set for “Comedy Central Stand up Featuring” which has garnered over 8 million views, he made an appearance on this season of “NBC’s Bring the Funny” and made his late-night debit on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
To continue the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, come enjoy a night of laughter and fun with this talented, funny and down-to-earth comedian!
This series offers a space where everyone is welcome to engage in conversations important to our community. The kick-off event will explore the topic involving closing equity gaps in higher education. The mission of the dialogues is to ask questions, share your thoughts, raise concerns and learn from one another to strengthen our campus community.
Kim Hunter Reed, Ph.D. is Louisiana’s Commissioner of Higher Education. She is the only female in the country currently serving as a state higher education leader who has led higher education in more than one state.
Let’s kick off Hispanic Heritage Month, with a powerful workshop led by Gabriel Ramírez, that affirms the histories, cultures and contributions of our Hispanic/Latino students, faculty and staff!
Gabriel Ramirez is a writer, poet, playwright, educator and activist.
Come hear from this CEO and Founder of "My Block, My Hood, My City" Jahmal Cole as he discuses how he became a champion of social justice by building a more interconnected Chicago on the pillars of service and education.
As a CEO and Founder and a champion of social justice, Jahmal is the creator of an exposure-based education program for teens and a network of volunteer initiatives that serve Chicago communities year-round.
Come hear from this inspiring author who transformed his life through hope, resiliency and second chances.
Jason has been a criminal justice educator for a decade (served as an assistant professor at two academic institutions) and is currently an adjunct professor at Hamline University. He is a national keynote speaker and trainer. In 2014, he published his memoir, From Prison to Ph.D.: A Memoir of Hope, Resilience, and Second Chances.