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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Diversity Colloquium: Men of Color, Mental Health, and the Correctional System

Kimberly Baker, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will facilitate the panel discussion "Men of Color, Mental Health, and the Correctional System." Topics include: 

  • How can men of color be assisted by mental health counseling during and after their sentences? 
  • How do men of color (in disproportionate numbers) get into the correctional system in the first place? Is there a disciplinary pipeline? 
  • How can mental health counseling serve as a reasonable and useful intervention tool? 

Panelists will be Tom Eachus, director, Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health Center; David Goodson, MSW, civil rights activist; Bill Tate, Dept., of Correctional Services, Black Hawk County; and Cora Turner, associate superintendent of Waterloo Schools.

OSF 101: Introduction to the Open Science Framework, including Data Archival and Pre-Registration

Hands-on workshop by alumna Katherine Corker, an active member of and liaison for the Open Science Framework (OSF), an online project sharing and collaboration initiative developed by the nonprofit Center for Open Science. Corker will introduce the OSF and demonstrate how to set up and manage your research activities in the system as well as use it for data sharing and communications across research teams. Registration is required. Faculty and graduate students involved in research are particularly encouraged to attend. Fits Part A for Ethics in Scholarship certification.  

Science 2.0: Transparency and Openness as the Keys to Solving the Reproducibility Crisis

There is much talk these days about the "reproducibility crisis" in science, but what does it mean and why is everyone so concerned about it? Corker will provide an overview of the national and international conversation taking place on this issue, share information on research taking place to assess the problem and offer potential approaches for addressing it. Registration is required. Faculty and graduate students involved in research are encouraged to attend. Fits Part A for Ethics in Scholarship certification.

Cheating at UNI: Faculty and Students Perspectives

Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture by Helen Harton. She will share the results from the student and faculty study conducted by the Center for Academic Ethics last spring, which surveyed students and faculty members on their perceptions of the UNI student academic ethics policy and the frequency of various cheating behaviors in the classroom and other scholarly activities. Registration is not required for this event. Fits Part B for Ethics in Scholarship certification.

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