Academic

Attend Info Sessions for SINE {Certificate in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship}

Join us on the following dates to learn more about SINE and how to earn the SINE certificate.

* Wednesday, October 10, 2018/ 11:30am - 12:30pm/ Kaufman Hall 178
* Thursday, October 11, 2018/ 4:30pm - 5:30pm/ Althouse 08
* Tuesday, October 16, 2018/ noon - 1:00pm/ Denny 317

For more information, email the program coordinator Michael Beevers: beeversm@dickinson.edu

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Contact: beeversm@dickinson.edu
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Graduate Education at Dickinson?

The Academic Program & Standards Committee invites you to an open session for faculty to discuss the question of Dickinson offering graduate courses. The discussion will also cover modes of delivery, including particularly the question of doing the graduate courses on line. The session will give us an opportunity to exchange views in advance of a possible resolution from APSC on this subject at the November faculty meeting. The session is intended to address graduate offerings in principle, but we will also update on potential pilot offerings should the faculty approve proceeding,

The session will take place on Monday, October 15, at 4:30 pm in the HUB Social Hall East. We look forward to a good conversation.

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Contact: weissmne@dickinson.edu

Global Ethics Day 2018

Please join us on Wednesday (10/17) from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM on Britton Plaza in honor of Global Ethics Day. You are invited to share your responses to the following questions: What does ethics in action look like in our community? What does ethics in action look like in a global context? We will have markers and posters available for you to share your thoughts. There will be snacks. All are welcome.

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Contact: mckierna@dickinson.edu
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The Waidner-Spahr Library Prize for Excellence in First Year Research

The staff of the Waidner-Spahr Library is proud to announce the creation of The Waidner-Spahr Library Prize for Excellence in First Year Research, designed to recognize and reward first-year Dickinson students who produce exceptional research projects.

The prize will be awarded each spring to a first-year student who creates an outstanding research project for any class, in any discipline, during the fall semester of 2018. The winning student will receive $100 and a certificate.

The awards committee will consider projects that effectively use properly cited research material to examine an engaging question. All submissions will be assessed against an awards rubric.

For consideration, students may submit their own work or have their work nominated by a professor or peer. Deadline for submission is Monday, January 7, 2019.

Displayed through Friday, October 19, 2018
Contact: bombaroc@dickinson.edu
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Major Declaration Forms are Due

If you want priority as a Declared Major during the Course Request Processing Period, Major Declaration Forms are due in the Registrar’s Office (Biddle House) by Thursday, November 1st at 4:00 p.m.

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Contact: reg@dickinson.edu
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Career Center

Dickinson College Career Conference

Don't miss this opportunity to attend career-related programming and network with alumni. Events are scheduled throughout the day, from 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Events include:
Mock Interviews
Industry-specific panel sessions
Networking Lunch
Marketing Yourself to Employers panel
Successful Interviewing panel
Networking Reception
Register is required through the Handshake system by Friday, 10/19

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Contact: kilkol@dickinson.edu
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NYC Career Connections - Orientation Session

If you've applied to participate in the NYC Career Connections program, please plan to attend one of the orientation sessions in order to learn more about the program and how to make the most of the events. All sessions will be held in Biddle House. You only need to attend one. Please register in Handshake.

Thursday, October 11th at noon https://dickinson.joinhandshake.com/events/196748/share_preview
Friday, October 12th at 4pm https://dickinson.joinhandshake.com/events/196752/share_preview
Tuesday, October 16th at noon https://dickinson.joinhandshake.com/events/196753/share_preview

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Contact: champioh@dickinson.edu

D.C. Career Trek - Technology Consulting

The Career Center is sponsoring a trip on October 29th for students to learn more about the tech consulting field. Alumni at Enterprise Knowledge and PureIntegration will host students at their firms. At each organization, students will hear from Dickinson alumni and others about their educational backgrounds and career journeys. Additionally, students will learn about what skills and experiences they should be gaining now, types of opportunities and career paths within the field, how to become a strong candidate for an internship or job, and what types of internships and entry-level jobs exist at each organization and how to best navigate the application process.

To apply to participate in this visit, please email your resume and a short statement indicating why you are interested in participating in this trip and what you hope you learn to Heather Champion at champioh@dickinson.edu by October 21st.

Enterprise Knowledge is a services firm that integrates Knowledge Management, Information Management, Information Technology, and Agile Approaches to deliver comprehensive solutions. Our mission is to form true partnerships with our clients, listening and collaborating to create tailored, practical, and results-oriented solutions that enable them to thrive and adapt to changing needs.

With PureIntegration, you get more than a project. Quite simply, you're putting the best problem solvers in the industry to work for your organization. With an uncanny knack for solving tough problems, our team leads are former executives from global management consulting organizations. And, our performance results are reflected in our 97% customer satisfaction rating through formal surveys.

Displayed through Sunday, October 21, 2018
Contact: champioh@dickinson.edu

College Farm and Sustainability

Celebrate the Season by Making a Reservation at GATHER!

Join farm staff and friends for a unique dining experience that highlights the many ingredients grown at the College Farm and within the Cumberland Valley. On Saturday, October 27th, Chef Duane Miller and student farmers aim to exceed your expectations with a four course meal featuring farm-raised crops prepared in flavorful fashion. Vegan and meat entrées available! Don't delay! Make your reservation now.
For more information on the menu and to make a reservation, please visit https://dcfarmgather.wordpress.com/
GATHER is held in the Stern Great Room. Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner service beginning promptly at 6:30 p.m.

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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General Announcements

Flu Vaccine Clinic

The Wellness Center will be offering the flu vaccine at three separate clinics. The vaccine is free of charge.

To register for a time slot:
Log onto Gateway and click on Totara in the application launch pad. Once in Totara, search on the key word “Flu” to enroll in the Flu Vaccinations course. In the course page, click on the Flu Vaccination registration link to view all available appointments. Select and sign-up for the appointment time of your choice from those available. See the dates/times below:

Thursday, October 11, 9-11 a.m., HUB Social Hall
Wednesday, October 31, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., HUB Social Hall
Friday, November 9, 4-6 p.m., HUB Social Hall

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Pre-Health & Health Studies Programs' Webinar: National Endowment for the Arts Jefferson Award Lecture with Dr. Rita Charon

Monday, October 15, 2018; 7:30 p.m.; Althouse 106

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced Tuesday that Rita Charon (right), a pioneer in the field of narrative medicine, will deliver the 2018 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. Being selected to give the lecture -- which this year will be Oct. 15 -- is considered the highest honor the federal government bestows in the humanities. Charon, a Harvard University-trained physician with a Ph.D. in English literature, is the founding chair and professor of medical humanities and ethics and professor of medicine at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Pre-Health Program and the Health Studies Certificate Program will join together to host a webinar showing the award ceremony and talk by Dr. Charon in Althouse 106 on Monday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. Join us to celebrate Dr. Charon's accomplishments in medical humanities and narrative medicine. We will share snacks in her honor.

Displayed through Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Contact: swarnerd@dickinson.edu

Pre-Health Program Sophomore Advising Meeting

Thursday, October 17, 2018; 6 p.m.; Stafford Auditorium

Students seeking healthcare careers will have the opportunity to ask questions about academic requirements or experiential opportunities. Just drop in tonight OR email Barb Redding (redding@dickinson.edu) to share in advance that you can join us on Thursday, October 17 at 6 p.m. in Stafford Auditorium.

Displayed through Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Contact: swarnerd@dickinson.edu

L.L.Bean Fall Pop-up Shop

The L.L.Bean Fall Pop-up is coming to Dickinson College. Enjoy special savings on popular L.L.Bean footwear, outerwear and accessories. Plus, check out our custom bootlace bar. Stop by to check out the shopping experience, as well as games, giveaways and prizes! The L.L.Bean Pop-Up will be located at Britton Plaza, and open for business from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. on 10/18. The Pop-up accepts credit.

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Pre-Health Program - DDS Group: Dr. Pranati Tati

Thursday, October 18, 2018; 6 p.m.; Biddle House 102

Visit with Dr. Pranati Tati from Precious Smiles Children & Family Dentistry to learn about her philosophy of dental medicine. She will share her story from dental education through her current practice work in the Carlisle area. Please join us to welcome Dr. Tati. You can sign-up with Barb Redding (redding@dickinson.edu) to attend this event on Thursday, October 18 at 6 p.m. in Biddle House Room 102.

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Contact: redding@dickinson.edu

Dialog and Dine: An African Cultural Forum and Potluck

Interested in sponsoring an International Fellow from the U.S. Army War College? Learn more at the next Dialog and Dine - An African Cultural Forum and Potluck on Thursday October 18th from 5:30-7:30pm at Post Chapel, Carlisle Barracks.

Please bring your favorite African dish or drink to share.

Guest speaker: COL William (Chris) Wyatt, Director of African Studies, U.S. Army War College

RSVP to Ashlea Lowe, 717-385-4129

Displayed through Thursday, October 18, 2018
Contact: ashlea.r.cordell-lowe.civ@mail.mil

October Multiracial Mixer

This fall’s second Mixer provides a space for biracial and multiracial community members to share, connect and discuss. Come for delicious food and great discussion!

Join the Popel Shaw Center on October 18th, 6-7pm in Landis House

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Contact: psc@dickinson.edu

Wear PURPLE on Thursday, 10/18 for LGBTQ+ Spirit Day!

Mark your calendar to wear purple on Thursday, 10/18 for Spirit Day!

Spirit Day is a means of speaking out against bullying and standing with LGBTQ+ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities. Pledging to "go purple" on Spirit Day is a way for everyone to visibly show solidarity with LGBTQ+ folks and to take part in the largest, most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world.

Stop by the Morgan Field Entrance from 11am-1pm on Spirit Day (Thursday, 10/18) to learn more!

Displayed through Thursday, October 18, 2018
Contact: LGBTQ@dickinson.edu
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Open Session on Strategic Priorities

Thursday, Oct. 18, Stern Great Room, noon - 1PM.
This session will cover the same information that was included in the Oct. 8 open session, but will hopefully allow others to attend who were unable to do so. A draft document outlining the strategic priorities can be found in the Campus Documents section in the Gateway. Please review the priorities and plan to attend Thursday’s open session.

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LIS Technology Lunch & Learns and Outreach

To the Dickinson College Community:

Lunch & Learns:

User Services will host three ‘Lunch and Learn’ sessions this semester which are brief noontime sessions for bringing a bag lunch and finding out more about a campus technology or service. All Lunch & Learns will be held in the HUB Social Hall East from Noon-1PM and ARE OPEN TO ALL!! Here are the dates and topics:

- Wednesday, Oct. 24: ‘Avoid Phishing Traps’ presented by Katelin Moul – find out how to spot phishing messages like a pro and what do to in the event you, or someone you know, befalls a phishing attack.

- Wednesday, Nov. 14: ‘What to Look for When Purchasing a Home or College-use Computer’ presented by Isaac Lopp - Have you ever wondered what to look for when purchasing a machine for personal use, classes, friends and family? Do you get lost in all the technical oddities from RAM to Processor to Hard Drive? How about where to find the best deals and discounts? Find out how to navigate purchasing a new computer.

- Wednesday, Nov 28: ‘Task Management Applications’ presented by Andrew Connell – do you have a ton of things to do and need an easy way to keep on task? Do you have a group which needs a way to address a cascade of tasks for a project? This will not make you a project manager, but will show you several tools available to you to help keep yourself, or a group, organized.

Coffee & Collaboration:

Additionally, LIS collectively implemented several changes this past summer, so Andrew Connell and Isaac Lopp from User Services will also be available for informal questions or discussions, about any technology-related issues and/or potential project involvement. They will be at the Quarry from 9AM-10AM on the following dates so feel free to stop by and say hello:

- Wednesday, 10/17
- Thursday, 10/18
- Wednesday, 10/31
- Thursday, 11/1
- Wednesday, 11/14
- Thursday, 11/15
- Wednesday, 12/12
- Thursday, 12/13

Thank you!

Displayed through Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Contact: connella@dickinson.edu

Pre-Health Program Application Series Introduction for Juniors & Seniors

Wednesday, October 24, 2018; 6 p.m.; Rector Science Center, Stafford Auditorium

If you're planning to enter a professional school in the 2020 application cycle, it's time to begin the process. Join us for this introductory meeting to learn about national application and matriculation statistics. Gain an understanding of the flow of the application cycle. Secure materials on how to prepare for the MCAT or another test. Please sign-up with Barb Redding (redding@dickinson.edu) to confirm your attendance at the event on Wednesday, October 24 at 6 p.m. in Rector Science Center Stafford Auditorium. Please confirm with Mrs. Redding which professional school application service you will be planning to utilize prior to the meeting.

Displayed through Thursday, October 25, 2018
Contact: swarnerd@dickinson.edu

Media Center Game Nights

The Media Center is hosting game nights. We have a Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Wii and Oculus Virtual Reality . Join us in the basement of Bosler Hall on the last Thursday of every month from 7:00-10:00. The next event is October 25th.

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Contact: mediacenter@dickinson.edu

Pre-Health Program: a Career Chat about Speech Language Pathology with Patrice Smith M.S. CCC-SLP '06

Patrice Smith, M.S., CCC-SLP '06 will join us virtually to talk about her career as a speech pathologist on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Noon in Biddle House 102. Patrice has worked in both medical and educational settings during her career, so she can share a variety of options that are possible if you pursue this career. Join us to learn what it takes to enter the field today as well as about the ways that you will need to prepare if you're interested. To attend, please sign-up with Barb Redding (redding@dickinson.edu) to save your seat.

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Contact: redding@dickinson.edu

Friday, November 2, 2018 R&D Deadline

The Research and Development Committee welcomes your proposals for:
• Dana Research Assistantships for Spring 2019

Displayed through Saturday, October 27, 2018
Contact: randd@dickinson.edu
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Professional Development and Wellness

Intercultural Spirituality Series ~ Faith and Practice: How to Be a Perfect Stranger

Building Interfaith literacy is an important component of Intercultural competency. We believe that successfully learning to navigate conversations about religious and spiritual diversity happens by enhancing religious literacy. Religious literacy is enhanced by understanding others faith traditions and faith practices. In this series Faith and Practice: How to Be a Perfect Stranger we will have the opportunity to listen to people of faith talk about their own tradition, share a practice of that tradition and then spend some time in a question and answer session to increase our understanding.

Enroll and sign up now in Totara under the Building Interfaith Capacity course for any of the sessions listed below.

Thursday, October 18 | noon-1 p.m. | Buddhism
Thursday, November 15 | noon-1 p.m. | Islam | Muslim Practice
Thursday, December 13 | noon-1 p.m. | Judaism
Thursday, February 21 | noon-1 p.m. | Sikhism
Thursday, March 21 | noon-1 p.m. | Bahaism
Thursday, April 18 | noon-1 p.m. | Hinduism

Displayed through Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Aetna Individual Consultations

Thursday, October 18 | noon-4:00 p.m.
HUB Mary Dickinson Room

Do you have medical question regarding your Aetna insurance plan? How does this insurance plan work? What is deductible and coinsurance? Our Aetna representative, Jean Enders, will be available on campus to help answer your claims questions or inquiries regarding your medical and mental health services. Please bring any documents pertaining to your questions such as explanation of benefits, bills etc. Aetna’s enrolled members can log into Aetna Navigator at www.aetna.com to access Aetna’s broad network and resource tools. To schedule an appointment with Aetna, please register in Totara through the employee Gateway or call ext. 1503.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Inclusive Pedagogies 2.0: Creating an Inclusive Syllabus, FAS Workshop

This advanced faculty workshop shares techniques for assessing and designing an inclusive syllabus that fosters maximum learning for all students. Facilitated by Donna Bickford (WGRC & WGSS) and Vincent L. Stephens (PSC & Music). For Faculty & Staff who have completed previous Inclusive Pedagogies workshops facilitated by Bickford and Stephens. Please pre-register on Totara.

Workshop will be October 29th, 4:30-6pm in Althouse 207

Displayed through Monday, October 29, 2018
Contact: wgrc@dickinson.edu

RSVP Events

Faith in Sacred Music

Please join the Center for Service, Spirituality & Social Justice with Professor Robert Pound to look at how theological tenets shaped the deepest aspects of music in Western Europe from the Medieval period up through the Enlightenment, and how they still frame some of our musical expectations to some degree today. This enthralling discussion will be held on Tuesday, October 16th at 5:30 in Weiss 221, dinner will be provided! RSVP to the email below by noon on October 15th.

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Contact: rellife@dickinson.edu
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Faculty Research Lunch: Beenash Jafri - The Inheritance of Survival

In the wake of suicide, what does intergenerational futurity look like? This presentation contrasts tropes of ancestry and genetics within popular discourses of mental illness, to the narration of intergenerational survival postsuicide within feminist and queer of color texts.

Please join the Women's & Gender Resource Center, and the Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies department on Tuesday, October 16th, 12-1pm in Stern 102.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to wgrc@dickinson.edu

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Contact: wgrc@dickinson.edu

Student Lunch and Workshop with Eboo Patel

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 24th
Student Lunch and Workshop Time: 12:30-1:20pm
Location: Stern Great Room
Students: Please register at https://dickinson.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2836396

“A Conversation with Eboo Patel” - During this workshop, Eboo will introduce students to the concepts discussed in his recent book, Interfaith Leadership, which explores the core competencies and skills of interfaith leadership and addresses the issues interfaith leaders face and how they can prepare to solve them. While it can be challenging to navigate the differences and disagreements that can arise from interactions between people of different faith, skilled interfaith leaders are vital if we are to have a strong, religiously diverse democracy. Eboo will discuss with students the philosophical underpinnings of interfaith theory and outline some of the skills necessary to practice interfaith leadership today.

Displayed through Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Contact: jewishlife@dickinson.edu

Staff and Faculty Workshop with Eboo Patel

Date: Oct. 24th
Staff and Faculty Workshop Time: 2:30-4:00pm
Location: Stern Great Room
Please register for this session on Totara

"Building Interfaith Capacity at Dickinson College" - Dr. Patel will lead a capacity building session for faculty and staff to help increase understanding of and engagement with religious diversity on campus. The session will address the critical importance of taking religious and non-religious identity seriously and the concept of interfaith cooperation as a civic good.

Displayed through Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Contact: jewishlife@dickinson.edu

Landis Listens - Queer & Trans People of Color

The Landis Collective invites students interested in exploring current and future opportunities for QTPOC (Queer & Trans People of Color) students to build community at Dickinson to this listening and discussion session at Landis House. We will gather together on Thursday, 10/25 from 5pm-6:30pm at Landis House.

You must RSVP via EngageD in order to participate. Dinner will be served. Please email LGBTQ@dickinson.edu with any dietary restrictions AFTER you register on EngageD.

https://dickinson.campuslabs.com/engage/event/2850914

This event is capped at 20 students.

This event is co-sponsored by the Division of Student Life.

Displayed through Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Contact: LGBTQ@dickinson.edu
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Did you really just say that? A student workshop

Have you ever felt paralyzed or frustrated when someone has said or done something that felt culturally insensitive? Have you ever felt that you were being insensitive? The Popel Shaw Center is offering an opportunity for students to develop their ability to respond to interpersonal cultural conflicts productively in this interactive and informative workshop. The workshop is for 25 people maximum. Students must pre-register to participate. Please register by Monday, October 26th. For first year students only. Fulfills the first-year diversity & inclusion requirement. Please pre-register on EngageD.

This workshop will be help on October 30, 5-6:15pm in Althouse 110

Displayed through Friday, October 26, 2018
Contact: psc@dickinson.edu

Volunteer Events and Fundraising

Service Trips Expo & S'mores!

What's all this buzz about Service Trips? What sort of service do you do on each trip? What states or countries have students gone to and where are we going this year? Join the Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice on Britton Plaza on October 16th from 5:00-7:00 PM and find out! Hear from Service Trip Leaders & Administrators themselves on how transformative service trips have been for their own intellectual and personal growth. Also- hear our plan for this year and apply for a trip! In the spirit of embracing Service Trip traditions, we will be making smore's for anyone interested in learning more!

Displayed through Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Contact: servicetrips@dickinson.edu
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