Published: June 26, 2020

The Ombuds Office will continue its "lunch and learns," with topics including choosing to grow in a divided world and doing your homework while preparing for negotiation. The virtual events are free and open to students, faculty and staff.

All sessions will be hosted online via Zoom at noon on each Tuesday in July; registration is required.

Sessions being offered include the following:

July 7: "Choosing To Grow In A Divided World"

Join Ombuds Program Administrator Kerry Tay McLean, who challenges and encourages you to think of the current state of affairs as an opportunity for growth.


July 14: "Things Aren't Always As They Seem: How Our Brains Create Errors and Biases"

Join Ombuds Office Director Kirsi Aulin and briefly explore the research of Daniel Kahneman and see that we are not as logical as we think.


July 21: "Stress Management: Create Your Own Plan"

Join Ombuds Office Director Kirsi Aulin to walk through steps to create a stress management plan specific to you.


July 28: "Do Your Homework: Preparing for Negotiation"

There’s no substitute for coming to the table prepared; you need to take the time to do your homework. Join Associate Director Liz Hill for part 4 of the Ombuds Office's negotiation series to discuss some basic preparation tips.