January 18, 2008


Colloquia in Interpersonal Relationships Research (IREL)
"Words, Words, Mere Words: Links to our Hearts, Souls, and Psychological States"

Day: FRIDAY, Date: JAN 25th
Time: 2-3pm, Room: N639 Elliott Hall

Dr. Jamie Pennebaker
Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Co-sponsored by the Graduate School, the Department of Psychology, the Institute of Child Development, and the Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Minnesota


Online Education Webinar * The College is sponsoring a webinar on developing effective online education efforts for global audiences. Because CEHD is sponsoring the registration fees, all you have to do is show up. Make sure to forward this to any of your colleagues who share your interests in online education. * Tuesday, January 22 * noon - 2:00 p.m. * Location to be determined. * For more information contact Chris Johnstone (john4810@umn.edu).


MCPA announcements from Leslie Mulder:
MCPA is sponsoring 2 workshops you JUST CAN'T MISS!

(1) Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible
Making Whiteness Visible is a powerful documentary that focuses on the experience of white people committed to challenging racism in the U.S.
Filmmaker, Dr. Shakti Butler will facilitate Heart to Heart Conversations following the film.

Friday, January 25, 2008 - 1:00pm-4:00pm - University of St. Thomas
COST: Free for student MCPA members, $5 for students On site registration is available More information:

(2) Careers in Student Affairs for New Professionals and Graduate Students
Learn about Careers in Student Affairs - program topics include career options in higher ed, campus politics, interview tips, institutional fit, marketing your experience, professional involvement, and first year transitions. A career panel will highlight senior student affairs professionals from Century College, St. Cloud State University, St.
Thomas, and Metro State University. Get your resume reviewed or participate in a mock interview! Continental breakfast and lunch are included.

Friday, February 15, 2008 - 10:00am-4:30pm - The Art Institutes International Minnesota
COST: $20 for MCPA members, $32.50 for student non-members (includes MCPA membership) More information:

If you have any questions about these workshops, please contact your
MCPA liaison, Leslie Mulder (muld0040@umn.edu).


FREE COMPUTER TRAINING: University Technology Training Center (UTTC) has online, self-paced learning materials to upgrade your computer skills. Topics include Gopher Messaging, Microsoft Office 2007, Moodle, M Key, myU Portal, NetFiles, UMChat, UMCal, and WebVista 4. See UTTC Tutorials (http://uttc.umn.edu/training/tutorials/index.jsp).

Posted by lind0449 at January 18, 2008 3:32 PM