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October 2013
Free

Iowa ACEs DMU lunch-n-learn

October 14, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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“Our two most important findings are that these adverse childhood experiences: are vastly more common than recognized or acknowledged and have a powerful relation to adult health a half-century later.”  Dr. Vincent Felitti, co-investigator of The ACE Study Attend onsite at Des Moines University (lunch provided) or online! Register for the DMU lunch-n-learn Data into Action: Crafting a Response to Iowa’s ACE Score Hear first-ever Iowa data on adverse childhood experiences and their impact on adult health and behaviors. Explore…

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February 2013
Free

Cultural Competency: Diversity Health Series Workshop “Touching the Dream” Video and discussion with a focus

February 27, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) 115,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Video and discussion with a focus on African American culture and health. RSVP via the Pulse sign up. First 30 students, faculty or staff. Sponsored by Multicultural Aairs, Student Services, Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, Community Relations, DMU Library, SNPMA, and the Multicultural Aairs Student Advisory Committee. Black History Month Feb 1 - Becoming the Dream: Rethinking Diversity in the 21st Century Feb 11 - We Shall Overcome, One Day at a Time Feb 20 - How It Feels to Be Colored Me…

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Community and Campus Black History Program

February 26, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Live music featuring Mickel Williams, Roosevelt High School Choir, I Have a Dream essay winners, Speaker- Paula Mahone, MD, art display, free food and refreshments To RSVP or for more information contact 515-271-1709. Sponsored by Multicultural Aairs, Student Services, Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, Community Relations, DMU Library, SNPMA, and the Multicultural Aairs Student Advisory Committee. Black History Month Feb 1 - Becoming the Dream: Rethinking Diversity in the 21st Century Feb 11 - We Shall Overcome, One Day at a Time Feb 20…

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Book Club Discussion: Autobiographies of a Black Couple of the Greatest Nation

February 22, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 3,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Special Guest Speaker: DMU Alumnus and Author, Dr. Bill Anderson, D.O. ’56 Free lunch to the first 75 attendees. Copies of the book are available to check out at the DMU Library. To RSVP or for more information contact 515-271-1709. Sponsored by Multicultural Aairs, Student Services, Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, Community Relations, DMU Library, SNPMA, and the Multicultural Aairs Student Advisory Committee. Black History Month Feb 1 - Becoming the Dream: Rethinking Diversity in the 21st Century Feb 11…

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How It Feels to Be Colored Me

February 20, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, SEC Admissions Conference Room,
3200 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Poem by Zora Neale Hurston Discussion facilitated by DMU students: Ebonie Vincent and Grace Ouyang. DMU & Drake students will join for lunch and share personal thoughts about the poem. Pizza and refreshments provided. Limited to first 20 student to RSVP. To RSVP or for more information contact 515-271-1709. Sponsored by Multicultural Aairs, Student Services, Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, Community Relations, DMU Library, SNPMA, and the Multicultural Aairs Student Advisory Committee. Black History Month Feb 1 - Becoming the Dream: Rethinking Diversity…

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We Shall Overcome, One Day at a Time

February 11, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Rev. Leslie H. Carter CEO of Human Connection Works To RSVP or for more information contact 515-271-1709. Sponsored by Multicultural Aairs, Student Services, Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, Community Relations, DMU Library, SNPMA, and the Multicultural Aairs Student Advisory Committee. Black History Month Feb 1 - Becoming the Dream: Rethinking Diversity in the 21st Century Feb 11 - We Shall Overcome, One Day at a Time Feb 20 - How It Feels to Be Colored Me Feb 22 - Book Club Discussion: Autobiographies…

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Becoming the Dream: Rethinking Diversity in the 21st Century

February 1, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC) Auditorium,
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Blane Harding, professor Motivational Speaker and Consultant Free lunch for first 75 attendees. To RSVP or for more information contact 515-271-1709. Sponsored by Multicultural Aairs, Student Services, Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, Community Relations, DMU Library, SNPMA, and the Multicultural Aairs Student Advisory Committee. Black History Month Feb 1 - Becoming the Dream: Rethinking Diversity in the 21st Century Feb 11 - We Shall Overcome, One Day at a Time Feb 20 - How It Feels to Be Colored Me Feb 22…

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September 2012

Cultural Awareness: Removing the Blindfold, not the Burqua

September 13, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Des Moines University, Student Education Center (SEC),
3300 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Presentation by Dr. Magdeline Aagard, EdD, MBA, RN Dr. Aagard is an Associate Professor of Nursing at Capella University teaching in the School of Public Health.  She also specializes in teaching Qualitative Research for universities such as the University of St. Thomas and Mankato State University in Minnesota.  Dr. Aagard is a visiting professor at the Hogeschool von Amsterdam and the Hogeschool Den Hague in the Netherlands. Areas of research interest for Dr. Aagard include the understanding and practice of…

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