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Spring 2012

MLK Commemorative Program and Black History Month Kick-off 2012
January 30, 2012: Living the Dream and Black History Relevance, Reflections, and Challenges with Dr. Burrell Brown. This program is designed to kick off Black History Month 2012 with a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
A Women’s History of IUP
February 6, 2012: Dr. Theresa McDevitt will explain how women helped shape Indiana University of Pennsylvania and how the experience has changed for women at the university.
Navajo Nation
February 13, 2012: Dr. Melanie Hildebrandt and students share cultural information on the Navajo Nation via video, photograph, and personal experience.
You Are Living in Appalachia
February 20, 2012: Dr. Jim Dougherty will discuss the cultural contribution of Northern Appalachia from the U.S. labor movement to high-tech medicine.
Financial Literacy
February 27, 2012: Ms. Patricia McCarthy discusses financial issues relevant to young adults.
College Scams and Identity Theft: Educate and Protect Yourself
March 5, 2012: Mr. Eric Rayko will discuss identity theft and strategies to minimize its risk.
Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys
March 26, 2012: Dr. Victor Rios will discuss the lives of the young men in his study, who face punitive policies and limited opportunities in their schools and communities.
Bullying: Making a Difference for All
April 2, 2012: Dr. Kelly Champion will present on the effects of bullying, including issues and strategies surrounding prevention.
Autism: A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Assessment, Treatment, and Education
April 9, 2012: A panel of expert faculty discuss Autism Spectrum Disorders from perspectives of development, assessment, education, and treatment.
Healing in Native American Culture
April 16, 2012: Pat Star Dancer Selinger of Thunder Mountain Lenepe Nation will discuss traditional healing techniques and life in Native American society.
Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story
April 23, 2012: Kathy Zuckerman discusses her life as the real Gidget and inspiration for novels, television, and films.
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