the Week: David
Tarazi is currently studying abroad with SIT in Jordan. David is studying
Geopolitics, International Relations, and the Future of the Middle East.
David travelled to Petra and Wadi Rum with the study abroad program, has
completed an Arabic class and has started interning with a local organization
in Amman that focuses on teaching and preserving Palestinian culture.
Olin Giving Tuesday, is Tomorrow, November
Visit OSCOM tomorrow in the Campus Center and help us
make Giving Tuesday a day to remember! Thank you to the students, staff and
faculty who have signed up to volunteer to make phone calls and connect with Olin alumni and parents during our
Giving Tuesday Phone-a-thon! We will provide sweet treats and more for our
volunteers on this annual community-wide day of fundraising. Reach out to Naomi Walker
with any questions.
Jonathan M. Adler Featured in Psychology
Jonathan M. Adler coauthored a new study during COVID-19
that found, among other insights, that many disabled people already had (the
hard-won) skills and adaptations to help them navigate the pandemic. Adler,
et al. share their findings in a Nov. 16 article
in Psychology Today that begins: "Despite possessing extensive wisdom,
experience, and knowledge, disabled people are rarely seen – especially by
non-disabled people – as sources of expertise. Could the COVID pandemic
change that? Data from our recently published study suggest that it could." Learn more.
Multiplatinum Producer Susan Rogers – Book
Susan Rogers—a multiplatinum producer who worked with
Prince, Barenaked Ladies, and others—will give a talk in Norden Auditorium on
Friday, Dec 2, at 12:30PM. Dr. Rogers will present insights from
her recently published book, This is What it Sounds Like: What the
Music You Love Says about You. Link to flier.
December 2022 Racial Equity and Justice
Institute (REJI) Training
You can listen to the recording of the last REJI training
The next REJI training Racial Equity Requires More
than Rewriting the Rules – It Requires Transformation will be on December
15, 2022 from 11:30-1:30 EST and will feature keynote speaker Carlos
Santiago, MA Commissioner of Higher Education who is helping to lead the
nation in offering higher education strategies for centralizing racial equity
into our policies, practices and pedagogies. In this keynote, Commissioner
Santiago will share next steps for the equity agenda. The keynote will be
followed by breakout groups and a Q/A.
Davis Faculty and Staff Learning Workshops for Everyone - Hold
On January 12, 2023 there will be an opportunity for all
employees to come together to learn. Everyone will have the option to
attend one of 3 full-day workshops (lunch included!) at Olin that will be
facilitated by staff and faculty members. A survey will be sent out
shortly after Thanksgiving break, along with a description of each workshop,
to collect information about which workshop(s) you might be interested in
attending. Titles and facilitators are listed below:
TAO of Teaming (Teamwork at Olin)
Anderson, Linda Canavan, Jean Huang, Jason Woodard
the table for real conversation
Campbell, Donna Golemme, Rob Martello, Tim Sauder
- What does Engineering for Everyone look like in our
curriculum, classes, and greater community, now and in the future?
Navigating a culture of inclusivity and wellness within an environment
that expects high performance.
Spence Adams, Paul Ruvolo, Shannon Tocher, Adva Waranyuwat
CW1 is February 17-18, CW2 is February 24-25, and CW3 is
(So excited they’re in-person again!!!). You can find more information here.