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Each winter, the Kentucky Institute for International Studies (KIIS) runs four short programs: Italy, Maya Mexico, Paris-Munich, and Zanzibar Island, Tanzania. Application deadline to teach in the 2020-21 winter program is Oct. 15, 2019.

Click "More On This Announcement" below or contact Kelli Carmean, EKU Representative for KIIS.

Event Date: October 15; 

PIMSER has partnered with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics to present EKU's 17th annual Mathematics Teachers Conference. This conference is designed for in-service and pre-service teachers of mathematics and higher education faculty. Dr. Jennifer Bay-Williams (University of Louisville) will deliver the keynote "Who's on First and What’s on Second...But Abbott & Costello are Missing an Outfielder! Strong Questioning in the Classroom."

Concurrent 90-minute sessions include Mathematical Discourse, Tasks and Assessments, Effective Teaching Practices, Integrating Instructional Strategies, Desmos in the Classroom, Student Thinking, Responsive Teaching, Problem Solving and 3 ACT Tasks, and ACT Preparation. View the conference website for a session schedule, session descriptions, and a list of presenters.

Event Date: September 19; 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Perkins Building
Cost: Free for EKU Faculty; $20 for EKU students

Contact Information: Jessica Eaton, 622-4836
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Are you interested in improving student learning in the classroom? Small changes in your teaching can enhance how and why students learn across all learners. In this Professional Learning Community (PLC), facilitators introduce transparency in learning and teaching (TILT), discuss strategies for integrating these concepts into the classroom, and facilitate discussion focused on the value of TILT for EKU student learners. Participants will receive a packet of information focused on TILT and resources to use in their classrooms. Through this PLC, participants will apply TILT strategies to specific course materials such as syllabi, assignments, rubrics, or other resources and have the opportunity to draft or revise course documents with support from facilitators.

To register, click "More On This Announcement" below.

Wednesdays, 1-2 p.m., October 2019
Location: Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning, Crabbe 318

Contact Information: Noel Studio, 622-7403
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6 p.m., "To Space and Back"

Free admission to the show for the Celebration of Science & Math week, followed by a live Star Talk presentation.

Event Date: September 10; 6 p.m.
Location: Hummel Planetarium
Cost: Free

Contact Information: Jennifer Caudill, 622-1069

Spicy Vegetable Gumbo
Creamy Vegan Potato Salad
Chicken Fajita Pizza
Sauteed Mushrooms
Lo Mein Noodles
Chili Cheddar Dog
Gardenburger® Black Bean Veggie Burger
Sriracha Turkey Ciabatta
Grilled Lemon-Herb Pollock
Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich
Blueberry Blondie

Event Date: September 06; 11 a.m.
Location: Upper Case Dining Hall
Cost: $9

Contact Information: Jeremy Hacker, 622-5005
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Beginner, intermediate and advanced participants are welcome. Beginners can learn a variety of basic watercolor skills and techniques, as well as basic principles of color theory, composition, fixing mistakes and special effects. Intermediate and advanced students can concentrate on improving their skills. Beginner students should bring photos of watercolor paintings they admire. Intermediate/advanced students should bring one or more of their own paintings to class for suggestions for improvement. The goal of this class is for each student to identify a direction to pursue in their personal watercolor journey. Participants should bring watercolor paints, papers, brushes, and a water receptacle. Class will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Sept. 23-Oct. 4.

Event Date: August 23; 5-7 p.m.
Location: Perkins Building
Cost: $92

Contact Information: Community Education, 622-1228
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While the alternative break trips are student-led, we are committed to offering service opportunities to all members of the EKU community. We believe faculty and staff bring unique perspectives to the social and environmental issues we address, and can help support our student leaders in their development.

If you are interested in working with students, and passionate about giving back, apply to be a trip learning partner. Positions are open to salaried staff/faculty and graduate assistants.

Cost: Free

Contact Information: Dylan Bogard, 622-3855
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