“Disability in Higher Education”

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

You're invited to this special virtual seminar that will highlight the plight of those with disabilities in higher education and discuss what may be done to develop different disability imaginary of the future. Register at https://bit.ly/3S8gFiQ Abstract From statistics we know that disclosure rates amongst postgraduate research students in higher education are much lower than in

LSA Workshop: Disability 101 & Identity Development

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

In this workshop we will explore the world of identity development and how it is impacted by Disability. We will unpack what a social construct is and whether or not Disability meets that definition. We will also examine how social constructs such as race and class interact with Disability. Moreso, we will discuss concepts such

Trauma-Informed Interpersonal Practice with Marginalized Clients

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

As social workers, it is imperative that we understand that psychotherapy and other forms of interpersonal practice can be biased against BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, those with disabilities, among those with marginalized identities. This session explores how psychotherapy can be biased, and how psychotherapists can and should be more inclusive, trauma-informed, and equity-driven in their practice with

Trade Show | Outdoors for All

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

University of Michigan's Art & Design, Business, Engineering, and School of Information students are gearing up for the Integrated Product Development (IPD) Trade Show! Members of our community will gather to view and make purchase decisions from the "best of the best" of their work over the past semester in this interdisciplinary course. IPD is

Disability Awareness and Equality

Pierpont Commons - East Room 2101 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

This session will focus on raising awareness around disability and discussing strategies for increasing inclusion and accessibility. We will discuss suggestions for appropriate language and strategies for assisting individuals with disabilities. This session is intended to be a first step in inviting participants to think more deeply about disability and how to ensure that the

Event Series Diversity 101

Diversity 101

LSA Building - Conference Room 2001 500 State St., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

In order to have meaningful, productive conversations about diversity, equity, and inclusion, we must start with a common language. This session will provide an introduction to key terminology as well as the categories and labels we use to describe others and ourselves. We will also examine how our identities shape the way we enter the

Grad Students with Disabilities: The Americans with Disabilities Act, Rights, and Accommodations

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Are you a graduate student with a disability or chronic illness* who wants to better understand how to advocate for their rights and access accommodation? Grad Students with Disabilities: The Americans with Disabilities Act, Rights, and Accommodations is a virtual event to educate students about rights guaranteed under the ADA. Participants will receive concrete guidance

DEI @ LSA: Celebrate & Inform the Future of DEI in LSA

Michigan Union - Rogel Ballroom 530 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

As we conclude DEI 1.0 and plan for DEI 2.0, we invite all LSA students, faculty, and staff to join us! Celebrate Recognize the collective work around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion @ LSA, while enjoying food, grabbing swag, and entering giveaways. Listen Featuring keynote speakers from our community members on their DEI work. Share Provide

Kaleidoscope Conversations 2023: Race and Disability

Trotter Multicultural Center - Multipurpose Room 2 & 3 428 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Kaleidoscope conversations will provide an opportunity for students to come together for a conversation with their peers and get the chance to dive beneath the surface, lean into vulnerability, and to explore the struggles and stories that make up our lives. In these conversations we will explore how the identities you hold shape your experience

GENDiR Seminar Series: Transfer Learning for Robots and for Humans

Ford Robotics Building - 2300 2505 Hayward St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Transfer learning --- how information that is learned in one context can be transferred for use in a different setting --- has far-reaching consequences for agents operating under domain shifts. This talk will present lessons learned in transfer learning for robots and for humans. First, the methodology of structural sim-to-real transfer for robots will be