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    • Building a Student Culture of Academic Integrity: The Role of Anti-Plagiarism Software

    • 2 dates and times available
    • VeriCite is a cloud based service that helps to verify the originality of student work. It also can help to facilitate proper citation techniques and paraphrasing skills when used as a tool to enhance instruction through student reflection. The LMS Team has received many requests from faculty for . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Introduction to Sakai

    • 2 dates and times available
    • The LMS Team invites faculty to an introduction on the basic features of Sakai 10. This hands-on workshop includes navigation of Sakai, creating a new site, selecting tools within Sakai, how to get help, and how to provide a syllabus and course resources for your students to retrieve. Please see . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • The New MLA Style Manual - Eighth Edition

    • 3 dates and times available
    • Join us for a session where we review what's new in the 2016, eighth edition of the MLA  style manual. According the MLA, "The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook, published in 2016, rethinks documentation for an era of digital publication. The MLA now recommends a universal set of . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • 2016 Project Wake: Coming of Age in Mississippi

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Katy Harriger, Politics and International Affairs Ann Moody’s autobiography tells the story of a young African-America woman growing up and going to college during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s.  She tells the story of her awakening to the injustice that . . .

    • Location: Kirby Hall B01 B
    • 2016 Project Wake: Invisible Man: Got the Whole World Watching

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leaders: Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, Maya Angelou Presidential Chair in the Department of Politics and Dr. Dani Parker, Associate Director of Research and Curricular Support for the Anna Julia Cooper Center and Assistant Professor of Education  Our group will . . .

    • Location: Pro Humanitate Institute House - Room 102
    • 2016 Project Wake: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Rev. Virginia Christman, Office of the Chaplain From the Introduction: “We are all implicated when we allow other people to be mistreated.” Citizenship is not only a set of rights and privileges; it is also a set of responsibilities.  This is . . .

    • Location: Luter C006, Media Room
    • 2016 Project Wake: Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Stavroula Glezakos, Philosophy  Justice: What’s the Right Thing to Do? invites us to investigate the deeper moral commitments that lie beneath many of our positions on issues that divide us. Sandel is a master teacher. His lively, accessible book engages . . .

    • Location: Tribble A306
    • 2016 Project Wake: The Invention of Wings

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader:  Dr. Christy Buchanan, Psychology and Office of the Dean of the College and Riley Mistrot, WFU sophomore  This fictionalized story of the real-life Sarah Grimke gives an eye-opening and compelling view into the lives of slave owners and slaves in the 1800s.  It . . .

    • Location: Greene Hall 414
    • 2016 Project Wake: The Plague

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Dr. Tom Phillips, Humanities and Office of the Dean of the College Following upon the horror of WWII in Europe, French Nobel Laureate Albert Camus wrote this study of a plague that invades an Algerian port. The inhabitants respond variously to the pressures . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall, Heritage Room
    • 2016 Project Wake: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate

    • Sunday, August 28th, 20161:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Discussion leader: Justin Catanoso, Journalism  Of all the great issues facing humanity, none is more pressing, dramatic or polarizing than climate change and the global will required to cope with it effectively. The diversity of opinion about this issue splits not only along political lines . . .

    • Location: Carswell Hall 305