Event Calendar, Feb. 22 - Feb. 27

A Fireside Chat with Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr.
Monday, February 22: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. via Zoom

Dr. Eddie Glaude Jr. and James S. McDonnell are giving an inaugural Black Futures Summit presentation this Monday. Join to learn about their initiatives and mission. To register for the presentation, click here.

Stay Grateful: A Weekly Gratitude Practice
Tuesday, February 23: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Carnegie Mellon University’s Health and Wellness Center is preparing a workshop to teach students more about mood regulation, resilience, happiness, and satisfaction. As the semester begins to become more stressful, learning about gratitude can be a helpful mechanism for stress management. The Zoom meeting link is here.

Carnegie Mellon University Washington Semester Program Information Session
Wednesday, February 24: 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to spend a semester in Washington D.C.? The Carnegie Mellon University Washington Semester program is hosting an information session to answer any questions about the program, its application process, or internships this Wednesday. Come meet the advisors and learn more about the program! To register, click here.

Indigenous Sovereignty + Black Liberation Roundtable Discussion
Thursday, February 25: 4:30 p.m.

To learn more about the fight for indigenous sovereignty, #LandBack, Black liberation, and reparations, join the roundtable discussion with Sunshine Adam, Zainab Amadahy, and Erica Violet Lee. Instead of advocating for competition, the discussion will center around how these goals can be met through solidarity. More event information can be found here.

Algorithms of Deception: A Case for Nuanced Election Data
Friday, February 26: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Are you interested in learning about the algorithms used in the 2020 election and their potential flaws and biases? If so, join Dr. Allison Clark in her discussion of how people of color can shift the electorate and how her personal experiences have shaped her perception of campaign bias. Visit Dr. Clark’s website to learn more and register for the event.