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Curiosity by CAHSS LIVE

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Five super-short talks and performances from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS)

Join us for this free, streaming event: Curiosity by CAHSS LIVE

Curiosity by CAHSS is a video series featuring faculty, students, and staff from around the CAHSS. These short talks and performances showcase things you want to know, see, hear, and do.  They are intended to provide information, teach you something new, or simply fill you with wonder and awe.

Today’s Performances and Presentations

The Road Taken
by Chuck Rybak (Dean of CAHSS)

We all want to be trailblazers and make important decisions that “make all the difference,” but is humility the real key to traveling the road not taken?


An Intense Desire to Know Stuff
by Ryan Martin (Associate Dean of CAHSS)

How feeling curious offered our ancestors, human and nonhuman, real survival benefits and what it means for the inherent value of education.


Asylum-Seeker or Refugee?
by Alise Coen (Associate Professor of Political Science)

What is the difference between an “asylum-seeker” and a “refugee,” and does the distinction matter?  Dr. Coen discusses these commonly misunderstood immigration concepts. 


How to Start a Daily Journal Practice
by Jessica Van Slooten (Associate Professor of English, Co-Chair of Women and Gender Studies)

Learn how to create a record of your daily life, improve your mental well-being, and express your creativity through a daily journaling practice.


5 Ways to Commit to Sustainability During the Pandemic
by Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges (Chair of Psychology)

Being sustainable can be hard while living in our pandemic world.  Learn five ways to stay committed to living sustainably during the pandemic.