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Claremont Graduate University's guide to the Week That Was and Will Be

February 13–20, 2017

Be sure to check the CGU Events page for a complete listing of all events.
Convenient links to some CGU and CUC services are posted at the end of the Bugle.
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Events, Activities, and Workshops


Monday, February 13
Changing Contexts in Higher Education
(free PFF workshop)
Burkle 26 (1021 N. Dartmouth Avenue)
4:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m.
This workshop introduces you to the global paradigm shift toward a knowledge and creative economy — a technologically mediated, information-rich world marked by rapid and constant change. We will explore the implications of this for us as teachers in college classrooms. (Facilitator: Chase Way) more»


Tuesday, February 14
DPE Tuesday Talk Series (lecture)
Albrecht Auditorium
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
The Division of Politics & Economics invites the CGU community to attend this week's Tuesday Talk featuring David Lee, alumnus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaking on "Your Trash in the Wild: GPS Tracking and the Future of Waste Management." Lunch will be provided.

Information Session – Art (MFA) (information session)
McManus Conference Room (160 E. Tenth Street)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Please join us for an information session to learn more about the Art Department at Claremont Graduate University. Students will be presented with information on everything from general information about CGU to coursework to the application process and financial aid. Faculty and staff will be present for your questions. A light dinner will be served. One of our current MFA students will be hosting an opening immediately following the session as well. We hope to see you on campus! RSVP

MFA Thesis Show Reception (art reception)
Art Building (251 E. Tenth Street)
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Laura Wilde’s MFA thesis exhibit and Zack Jue’s MFA thesis exhibit are on view February 13–17, with gallery hours M-F from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Join us for the reception on Tuesday, February 14 from 6:00–9:00 p.m.  more»


Wednesday, February 15
Financial Literacy Workshop (workshop)
Stauffer 106
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Please contact the GSC President for more information.

CGU Concert at Claremont School of Theology (concert)
Kresge Chapel at CST (1325 N. College Ave)
4:15 p.m.
Works by Barber, Cassadó, and Rachmaninoff featuring Ah In Kim, violoncello and Jiayi Shi, piano. Please contact Debbie Flores Molina for more information.

Politics and Government Information Session (information session)
Michael T. Johnston Board of Trustees Room, Harper Hall (150 E. Tenth Street)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Join us to learn more about the MA and PhD programs we offer within political science. We will discuss the program offerings, application process, and funding opportunities for our students. RSVP


Thursday, February 16
Psychology Information Session (information session)
Michael T. Johnston Board of Trustees Room, Harper Hall (150 E. Tenth Street)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Join the Psychology Department for an information session. We would like the opportunity to meet you, and discuss what we can offer for you. We will discuss our programs, career opportunities, application process, and more. Hope you will join us. RSVP

Meet the Drucker Faculty Dinner (special event)
Union on Yale (232 Yale Avenue)
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Drucker School of Management invites you to attend our February Meet the Faculty Dinner in Claremont at Union on Yale at 7:00 pm. We will be featuring finance professor Jay Prag, who has won Teacher of the Year multiple times here at Claremont Graduate University. We look forward to having you join us. RSVP

Pulitzer-winning Author Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (special event)
Albrecht Auditorium (925 N. Dartmouth Avenue)
7:30 p.m.
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's visit to CGU will take place as part of the university's Mormon Studies Speaker Series. Ulrich will discuss her portrait of women's lives during Mormonism's formative years. We hope you'll join us.


Friday, February 17
2017 Annual Philosophy of Religion Conference: The Meaning and Power of Negativity  (conference)
Albrecht Auditorium (925 N. Dartmouth Avenue)
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Negativity plays a central role in both philosophy and theology in more than one way. Philosophy of religion has for a long time ignored or underestimated its profound importance. It is time to focus on it again. This is why we have chosen the meaning and power of negativity as the topic of the 38th Philosophy of Religion Conference in Claremont, California, on February 17-18, 2017. RSVP

Engaging Difficult Students
(free PFF workshop)
Burkle 26 (1021 N. Dartmouth Avenue)
4:00 p.m.–6:50 p.m.
This workshop explores strategies to be observant, calm, and responsive in ways that give you the best chance to diffuse troubling patterns of interaction in your class and to proactively invite engagement. (Facilitator: Cody Packard) more»


Saturday, February 18
2017 Annual Philosophy of Religion Conference: The Meaning and Power of Negativity  (conference)
Albrecht Auditorium (925 N. Dartmouth Avenue)
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Negativity plays a central role in both philosophy and theology in more than one way. Philosophy of religion has for a long time ignored or underestimated its profound importance. It is time to focus on it again. This is why we have chosen the meaning and power of negativity as the topic of the 38th Philosophy of Religion Conference in Claremont, California, on February 17-18, 2017. RSVP

Seed Collecting for the Home Gardener  (workshop)
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Learn how to collect, clean, and store seeds of California native plants in this free workshop at our Grow Native Nursery. Please register online. Register online.


Sunday, February 19
Medicinal Plants of California (class)
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join experienced herbalist William Broen for an interactive garden walk and presentation featuring medicinal and edible plants native to California. Participants will learn both traditional and modern plant uses of approximately 30 species, as well as relevant folklore. $25.00 Public, $20.00 Garden Members. Register online.


Monday, February 20
No Events Scheduled

 


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March 13-17 • Spring break
March 31 • Cesar Chavez Day

Announcements

Vosburg Seminar and Essay Contest
Claremont Chaplains wish CGU students have a chance to participate in this awarding program with their academic and personal essays on "Religion, culture, politics, and power."

Deadline for essay submission is 12:00 PM on Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Seminar Dates & Time: March 8 & 29 (Weds), 2017 (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Essay Award and Reception: April 8 (Wed), 2017 (5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)
Email Submission to: Leon_Wood@cuc.claremont.edu.
If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Dr. Leon Wood by email or phone: (909) 621-8685.

Transdisciplinary Dissertation Award
The Transdisciplinary Studies Program invites doctoral candidates who are advanced to candidacy and are within 18 months of expected graduation. These awards recognize students who are using transdisciplinary methods in their research in innovative, creative, and compelling ways.
Note: Students may apply for both the CGU Dissertation Award and the Transdisciplinary Dissertation Award, but may receive only one award. Criteria specific to transdisciplinary research will be applied to the assessment of applicants for the T-award.
Applications are due by noon (Pacific time) Friday, April 7, 2017.
Questions? Contact Andrew Vosko.

Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services
Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services (MCAPS) is committed to promoting psychological wellness for all students served by the Claremont University Consortium. Their well-trained team of psychologists, psychiatrists, and post-doctoral and intern therapists offer support for a range of psychological issues in a confidential and safe environment.

For more information, contact MCAPS by phone (909.621.8202) or click here to visit their web page.

Admissions Events

Do you know someone interested in a CGU academic program? Invite them to attend an upcoming admissions event. See a full list here.


Doctoral Dissertation Defenses

CGU policy requires that all dissertation defenses be announced to the campus community with a minimum of one week's advanced notice. Defenses are a public event for our academic community and guests are welcome. Questions about a specific defense should be referred to the academic department.

February 17, 2017 – Delia Estrada, Candidate PhD Education
Utilizing the Lens of Cultural Proficiency to Judge the Impact of Autonomous Schools from the Student Perspective
Dissertation Committee Chair: Charles Kerchner
Location/Time: Harper 53, 3:00 p.m.

March 9, 2017 – Maria Leonor Cadena, Candidate PhD Cultural Studies
The Maya for Sale, Negotiating Mayaness
Dissertation Committee Chair: Eve Oishi
Location/Time: Treasurer's Conference Room, 9:00 a.m.

March 23, 2017 – Andrew Carico, Candidate PhD Religion
Rhetorician in Chief: President Obama's Popular Leadership and American Constitutionalism
Dissertation Committee Chair: Joseph Bessette
Location/Time: Balitzer Board Room, 10:00 a.m.

March 28, 2017 – Au Vo, Candidate PhD Information Systems and Technology
Design and Assessment of an Insurer-Centric Spatial Accessibility to Healthcare
Dissertation Committee Chair: Yan Li
Location/Time: ACB 220, 10:00 a.m.

April 18, 2017 – Jennifer Flanner, Candidate PhD Mathematics
Deep Non-Negative Matrix Factorization
Dissertation Committee Chair: Blake Hunter
Location/Time: Math South Conference Room, 3:00 p.m.


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Monday–Thursday: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: Closed
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New Videos/Galleries

  • News From Harper Hall With Jacob Adams, Interim President of Claremont Graduate University view video
  • Artists Talk: LA Legends, with Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston, Ed Moses, and Ed Ruscha view video
  • Mindfulness and Leadership with Jeremy Hunter and Howard Behar view video
  • The Stanley and Gail Hollander collection comes to Claremont Graduate University view video
  • The Moral Arc with Virgil Roberts view video
  • A Talk With Author and New York Times Columnist Thomas L. Friedman view video
  • Deborah Rugg describes new opportunities for students at the Claremont Evaluation Center-NYC
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  • Fifth Annual Poetry Reading & Art Show October 7, 2016 view video

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CGU News & Features

Keep up with news coverage about CGU in the News section of the university's website.

  • COMMUNITY: Interim President Jacob Adams affirms CGU's support of DACA. more»
  • SSSPE: Rockefeller Foundation grant provides development-evaluation training for tens of thousands of professionals from around the world. more»

Jacob Adams affirms CGU's support of DACA

CGU Interim President Jacob Adams joins 627 fellow presidents in signing a "Statement in Support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and our Undocumented Immigrant Students."


  • AWARD: Vievee Francis and Phillip B. Williams have been announced as the recipients of the 2017 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award and Kate Tufts Discovery Award, respectively. more»

  • LITERATURE: English Prof. Eric Bulson's new book says "little magazines" helped usher in literary modernism. more»

Tufts Winners

Vievee Francis will receive a $100,000 award for "Forest Primeval" during a ceremony held April 20 at the Los Angeles Public Library.

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