Teaching All Students Well:
Preparing an Educated Citizenry for Wise Participation in a Diverse Democracy

Program Agenda At-A-Glance
All programs will take place in Warch Campus Center


Thursday, August 17
All Thursday evening events will be held in the Nathan Marsh Pusey Room (325)

6:00-7:00 p.m. Check-in/Registration

7:00-9:00 p.m. Networking reception featuring a musical performance by LU student Christina Hanson'18, pianist followed by the opening plenary.

Opening Plenary featuring faculty from Lawrence University’s Department of Biology
Creating Learning Community in the Sciences
Bart De Stasio, Singleton Professor of Biological Sciences
Beth De Stasio, Raymond J. Herzog Professor of Science
Brian Piasecki, Assistant Professor of Biology

Friday, August 18

8:30-9:00 a.m. Welcome
Mark Burstein, President
Lawrence University (Somerset (324))

9:00-10:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

The Art and Science of Teaching All Students Well (Esch Hurvis Room (225))
David Moscinski, Superintendent Emeritus, Educational Consultant

Successful Strategies and Ongoing Challenges: Recruiting a Diverse Faculty for Inclusive Excellence (Esch Hurvis Studio (224))
Karen A. Hoffmann, Associate Professor of English and Diversity Enhancement Faculty Director, Lawrence University

Becoming an Undocu-Friendly Institution (Cinema (204))
Jacki Black, Associate Director for Hispanic Initiatives, Marquette University

10:15-11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions 
Creating a Welcoming Place for All Singers (Esch Hurvis Room (225))
Stephen Sieck, Associate Professor of Music, Lawrence University

Integrating Topics Related to Diversity in the Biotechnology Classroom (Esch Hurvis Studio (224))
Kimberly Dickson, Associate Professor of Biology & Alyssa Hakes, Assistant Professor of  Biology, Lawrence University

Recruiting All Students Well:  Diversity Recruitment Practices in Admissions (Cinema (204))
Mary Beth Petrie, Director of Admissions, Lawrence University

11:30 a.m. Lunch

12:00-1:30 p.m. Keynote address with Q&A featuring Dr. Derald Wing Sue (Somerset (324))

1:45-3:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
Creating Supportive Digital Experiences for Diverse Users (Esch Hurvis Room (225))
Jane Berliss-Vincent, Assistive Technology Manager, University of Michigan

The State of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives in Small College Libraries (Esch Hurvis Studio (224))
Peter Gilbert, Director of the Library & Gretchen Revie, Reference Librarian, Lawrence University

The Power of Peers: An Analysis of International Student Integration in U.S. Higher Education and the Role of Social Support Relationships (Cinema (204))
Leah McSorley, Director of International Student Services, Lawrence University

3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Kimberly Barrett, Vice President for Diversity & Inclusion and Associate Dean of the Faculty
Lawrence University (Cinema (204))

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