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CARE Learning Community: Diabetes Prevention

CARE Learning Community: Diabetes Prevention

Please join CARE for our second “learning community” designed to help all of us at UD learn about and discuss activities in the DFW area that aide in promoting the dignity of members of our community. We will meet this Tuesday, March 10, 3:30-4:30 in CFH 204. This month’s speaker is Dr. Michael Bowen, the Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He will be discussing community-based approaches to diabetes prevention. All are welcome to participate!

CARE Learning Community– HUSC alum talk

CARE Learning Community– HUSC alum talk

This semester our Community Assistance Research Network (CARE) will be hosting 3 “learning community” gatherings to learn, discuss, and grow in our awareness of activities going on in the DFW area that aide in promoting the dignity of members of our community.Our first meeting will be this Tuesday, February 11, 3:30-4:30pm in CFH 204. Kathryn Shahan (UD, HUSC ’19) will present her work on the SNAP Appointment Coordination Project.  Since July, Kathryn has been managing this project aimed at leveraging behavioral economic…

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Senior Thesis Presentations

Senior Thesis Presentations

We are happy to announce senior thesis presentations will be held Friday, April 5, from 11am-2pm, in the following order: 11:00 Lucy Teller, Discovering Feminism: An Exploratory Study at the University of Dallas 11:30 Kathryn Shahan, Perceptions, Experiences, and Resources: A Study of and For Male Rape Survivors 12:00 Natalie Gartland, How College-Aged Individuals React to the Controversy of Gun Ownership and Regulation 12:30 Gemma Hamm, Understanding Alcohol Use Disorders and Finding Help for Young Adults 1:00 Elizabeth Millenheft, Fake…

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Arts in Contemporary Cultures visit to Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Arts in Contemporary Cultures visit to Oak Cliff Cultural Center

The Oak Cliff Cultural Center recently presented “Written and Witnessed,” an exhibition featuring Fabric Artist-Poet, Jas. Mardis, and Calligrapher Andrea Tosten. Students in HUSC 3311, The Arts in Contemporary Cultures, visited the center and got a special gallery talk from the two artists. We are grateful for the time Jas. and Andrea took to explain their truly inspirational and powerful work. “Fabric Artist-Poet Jas. Mardis and Calligrapher Andrea Tosten exhibit small-to-large work in paper and fabric exploring responses to race,…

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Human and Social Science Students at the Society for Applied Anthropology

Human and Social Science Students at the Society for Applied Anthropology

Four seniors presented their thesis projects at the Society for Applied Anthropology annual meeting held in Portland. The projects covered a variety of topics, and they all did a wonderful job! The titles of each project were the following: SHAHAN, Kathryn: Improving Resources for Male Sexual Assault Survivors HAMM, Gemma: Alcohol Use Disorders and Recovery: Young Adults Seeking Help and Support GARTLAND, Natalie: How College Aged Individuals React to Controversy Over Gun Ownership MILLENHEFT, Elizabeth: Fake News: A Study on…

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HUSC Party Time!

HUSC Party Time!

A reminder we will be gathering tomorrow (2/28) at 7:00 pm to bring together HUSC majors, concentrators, and anyone strongly interested in the program. We will be serving food (including pizza!) so come hungry. Thanks to HUSC seniors Liz Millenheft and Kathryn Shahan for helping with organizing and decorations! You can contact Drs. Sullivan, Sepper, or Pezzia for further details or questions.

HUSC Party!

HUSC Party!

Human and Social Sciences is going to celebrate reaching the one-third finished point of the semester by having a get together–or maybe a blow-out party–on Thursday evening, February 28, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Human Sciences majors and concentrators (and their professors) don’t often have the chance to socialize as a group, so this will provide a chance to meet your fellow students in a relaxed setting. I also hope this will be an opportunity for everyone to find out…

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HUSC 2101 Open Discussion: Technology and its Problems

HUSC 2101 Open Discussion: Technology and its Problems

Technology and its Problems The Promise and Peril of Machine “Learning” by Dr. David A. Andrews (Dept. of Mathematics) Dreyfus on Disembodied Telepresence and Why Embodied Presence Matters by Dr. Cynthia R. Nielsen (Dept. of Philosophy) Technics and Networks of Desire by Dr. Dennis L. Sepper (Dept. of Human and Social Sciences) Wednesday, Nov 7 3:30 – 5:00 pm Catholic Foundation Board Room, 2nd Floor, Cardinal Farrell Hall Come listen, pose questions, and engage in discussion about how technology is…

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