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Understanding Diversity in the Workplace and in Academia: Title IX and ADA

An introduction to various federal civil rights regulations that impact faculty, staff, and students at universities. This will include information about accessibility, discrimination, Title IX, and affirmative action, and specifically, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments of 2008, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The training will be comprised of two parts: Part 1 will focus on accessibility regulation and will include a practical discussion on how regulations and compliance impact instructors and students; Part 2 will focus on anti-discrimination regulations and will also include a practical discussion on the impact of Title IX, discrimination complaint procedures, and diversity recruitment efforts.

Please bring a loptop to this event and register no later than November 7.

International Education Week

International Students’ Council’s International Education Week: International Art and Culture is a series of events and activities taking place across WSU – Pullman campus:

Monday, Sept. 19

  • International Foods Bake Sale and Henna Tattoos – CUB from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Women in Gold – CUE 203 @ 7 p.m.
    • The true story of an elderly Jewish refugee living in Los Angeles, who, together with her young lawyer, fought the government of Austria for almost a decade to reclaim Gustav Klimt’s iconic painting of her aunt, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, the “Woman in Gold” which was stolen from her relatives by the Nazis in Vienna just before World War II.  This legal battle resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against the Republic of Austria. An intriguing and thought-provoking movie that will keep you in suspense.

Tuesday, Sept. 20

  • International Foods Bake Sale and Henna Tattoos – CUB from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Ferdinand’s Tours and Free Ice Cream – Tours starting @ 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.
  • International Professional Sharing Night – Todd Hospitality @ 6 p.m.
    • Enjoy a catered dinner while WSU international professionals share their experiences and have the opportunity to visit with the speakers in a intimate setting.  RSVP required

Wednesday, Sept. 21

  • Sketch Wednesday with Ildikó Kalapács – CUB Art Gallery at 12 p.m.
  • IEW Keynote Address: Ildikó Kalapács – CUB Auditorium at 5 p.m.
    • Ildikó Kalapács is a Hungarian American visual artist and folk dancer currently living in the United States. Her experiences living in both socialist and capitalist countries, have given her an appreciation of diversity.  Despite the importance of seeking cultural uniqueness in this era of globalization, she recognizes our common experiences through her artwork.

Thursday, Sept. 22

  • Parade and Walking International Fashion Show – Begins at the CUB and ends at the Museum of Art @ 12 p.m.
  • Museum of Art Installation (Northwest Alternative Comics, Artist Meet-&-Greet, and Vault Tours) – Museum of art/ WSU from 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Drawing Jam – Rico’s from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Join in with comic artists from the NW Alternative Comics exhibit to create a brand new Pullman comic strip!

Friday, Sept. 23

  • International Cheese and Chocolate Tasting – Global Scholar Hall at 5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 24

  • Party and Art in the Park – Reaney Park from 12 – 6 p.m.
    • International food, art, music and dance presented by the International Students’ Council in collaboration with the WSU Museum of Art, Department of Fine Arts, WSU Children’s Center, International Programs, and the International Development Club.