events, activities, and workshops
Monday, March 10
No events scheduled
Tuesday, March 11
11:45 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
DPE invites the CGU community to attend a Tuesday Talk by Dr. Bryan Fearey, Director: National Security Office at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.. Lunch will be provided. more»
Writing Abstracts for Conferences
Join us for a workshop on Writing Abstracts for Conferences. RSVP: email@example.com.
MFA Thesis Show Exhibition Reception
Art Building (251 E. Tenth Street)
Sally Bruno's thesis show and Sara Pae's thesis show Rope-A-Dope are on view March 10–14 with gallery hours Monday–Friday from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Artist Talks: March 11 at 7:00 p.m. Contact Chris Christion for more information.
Transforming Life into Action: A Conversation with Professor Aishah Shahidah Simmons
The IAC Library (831 N. Dartmouth Avenue)
Join us for a conversation with visiting guest professor Aishah Shahidah Simmons to discuss ways in which life experiences, challenges and pain, can be transformed into action that impacts our communities in meaningful ways. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, March 12
Publishing an Edited Collection
Have you ever wondered about editing a collection... but don't know how? Dr. Tara Prescott will walk you through the procoess. RSVP: email@example.com.
CGU Concerts at CST
Kresge Chapel (Claremont School of Theology)
Faculty Concert. Works by Quantz and Others. Concordia Clarimontis: John Barcellona, flauto traverso, Shanon Zusman, viola da gamba, Robert Zappulla, harpsichord and director.
Thursday, March 13
Feedback, Assessment, & Rubrics
This workshop introduces you to a range of feedback and assessment methods, from traditional quizzes and essays, to take-home assessments, group exams, peer critique, and portfolio-based feedback and asssessment. We will also explore how to use grading rubrics as learning and assessment tools.
RSVP Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Behavioral Economics and Institutions Seminar
Harper Hall 65
DPE invites the CGU community to attend this week's Behavioral Economics and Institutions Seminar by Dr. Josh Tasoff from Claremont Graduate University. The title of the presentation is "Biotic Economics: A Framework for Trade in Microbial Ecosystems."more»
Psi Chi Meeting
12:00 Noon–1:00 p.m.
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Dr. Lois Farag Public Lecture and Book Signing
School of Arts and Humanities, Department of Religion and the Council for Coptic Studies cordially invite you to a public lecture and Book Signing Alexandrian Theology: On the Trinity and the Nature of Christ. more»
In Your Face
The Office of Student Life & Diversity invites students, staff, and facullty to share stories of your personal experiences. Contact Aracely Torres at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, March 14
Financial Engineering Symposium: Interest Rate Models in a Low Rate Environment
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
The Financial Engineering Program at CGU will bring together a team of world-renowned speakers to present the latest advances in interest rate modeling and risk management. The symposium will emphasize practical applications for professionals working in fixed income. Click here to RSVP. more»
Career Workshop Series
Student Success Center
The Student Success Center invites you to the first workshop during March Career Madness: Networking using informational interviews. more»
Writing Intros & Theses
Join the Writing Center for this workshop on polishing the graduate introduction and thesis.
Weekly Fluency Workshop for International
Writing Center (141 East 12th Street)
A great resource for international students to improve speaking and writing skills. more»
GSC Travel Awards
Student Success Center
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Saturday, March 15
PFF Saturday Intensive
9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Join Preparing Future Faculty for two workshops in this intensive and broad workshop. It will cover both Student Learning Outcomes and Feedback, Assessment, & Rubrics. To RSVP, e-mail email@example.com. more»
Sunday, March 16
No events scheduled
mark your calendars
- March 17–22 Spring Break
- March 25–27 WASC Accreditation Site Visit
- March 28 Cesar Chavez Holiday Observed
- SSSPE students traveling to Cameroon to webcast African Evaluation Association conference more»
- Legislators make bipartisan call for integration of art and science education in latest issue of CGU's STEAM Journal more»
doctoral dissertation defenses
CGU policy (www.cgu.edu/pages/10403.asp) 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.
March 14, 2014 – Peiran Jiao
Essays on Behavioral Finance and Neurofinance
Candidate for PhD Economics. Paul Zak, Dissertation Committee Chair, Economics. Location: Balitzer Board Room, Harper East 213, 11:00 a.m.
March 21, 2014 – Diana McKibben
Does Restorative Justice Serve Justice?
Candidate PhD Political Science. Joseph Bessette, Dissertation Committee Chair, American Government & Ethics, Claremont McKenna College. Location: Balitzer Board Room, Harper East 213, 9:00 a.m.
March 24, 2014 – Kevin Fleming
Maintaining Strategic Relevance: The Existence and Key Characteristics of Career & Technical Education Program Discontinuance Policy and Case Studies within the California Community Colleges
Candidate PhD Education. Daryl Smith, Dissertation Committee Chair, Education. Location: Harper 61, 1:30 p.m.
March 26, 2014 – Shujing Xu
Effects of History and Lift Forces on Particle Trajectories Oscillatory Rotating Motion
Candidate PhD Mathematics. Ali Nadim, Dissertation Committee Chair, Math. Location: Math South, 2:30 p.m.
March 27, 2014 – David Dunaetz
The Achievement of Conflict-Related Goals Leads to Satisfaction with Conflict Outcomes
Candidate for PhD Psychology. Allen Omoto, Dissertation Committee Chair, Psychology. Location: ACB 208, 11:00 a.m.
April 8, 2014 – Kelly Ann Thompson Eggertsen
Mormon Women, Autobiography and Self-Construction: Creating Cosmos Out of Chaos through Autobiographical Writing
Candidate for PhD English. Robert Hudspeth, Dissertation Committee Chair, English. Location: McManus Conference Room, 10:00 a.m.
- CGU’s student newsletter, the Pedant, wants to hear about your accomplishments in academic-related areas. Please submit achievements to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, school, degree program, MA or PhD, and your achievement, no more than one paragraph. If you have a high-res photograph, send that along, too. The Pedant loves pictures. Check out the newest issue on newsstands around campus.
- Interested in becoming a delegate or representative for your school? GSC elections are coming. Join them for an info session on March 3 & 11 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
- The CGU Dissertation Award Application for the 2013-2014 academic year is due by April 1 at noon.
Hagelbarger's Spring Break (March 17–21) hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Hagelbarger's hours of operation for the Spring semester are as follows: Monday–Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Below are this week's daily specials ($6.25 unless oherwise noted).
Monday: Mexican fiesta casserole, beans
Tuesday: Chicken curry, Spanish rice, braised collard greens
Wednesday: Vegetarian Aztec dish, salad, roll and butter
Thursday: Ginger pork and snow peas, white rice
Friday: Chef’s choice
Hagelbargers also offers pre-made and custom grilled items. See the menu here.
- Drucker Business Forum examines the labyrinthine world of our financial system and what nearly caused its demise View video»
- Educational Studies guest lecture on the quest of racial diversity in higher education View video»
- Educational Studies guest lecture on cultural perspectives on the privatization of education View video»
cgu in the news
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At a recent art opening, one woman was so freaked out by one of CGU Art student Johnny Guerrero's pieces that she couldn't make herself look at it. Another visitor was so attracted to the same piece that he wanted to stand next to it all night. Don't forget to check out Art Students' exhibitions at the Peggy Phelps and East Galleries located at 251 E. Tenth Street.