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Weathering the emotional storm of colleagues, co-workers or classmates

Feb. 2, 2021

In this Ombuds Office "lunch and learn" on Feb. 23, participants will discuss how to help others through hard times, as well as the benefits of having compassion and providing support without ending up depleted and emotionally drained.

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Explore power during the Difficult Dialogues discussion Feb. 10

Feb. 2, 2021

Presented by the University Libraries and the Center for Humanities and the Arts, a student, staff and faculty panel will explore the issues of power. Plan to join at noon on Feb. 10.

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Graduate School offering monthly chats for busy Buff parents

Jan. 12, 2021

Parents who choose to pursue an advanced degree face a unique set of challenges and require a unique set of circumstances in order to thrive. Join the Parent Buffs First Friday Chat to connect with other parents, discuss what kind of support you need and more.

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5 common biases and tips for responding effectively

Jan. 4, 2021

Our brains use a variety of innate tools to simplify decision-making in an increasingly complex world. However, these cognitive biases can negatively impact our ability to resolve interpersonal conflicts. Learn more at this Jan. 19 "lunch and learn" event.

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Welcome 2021 with self-care workshops and support groups

Dec. 22, 2020

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program invites you to join the wide variety of no-cost sessions that address topics such as nutrition, retirement, parenting and wellness.

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Join on Jan. 12 for 'what's in a question?'

Dec. 21, 2020

How we ask questions is the key to unlocking information, disarming defensiveness and interrupting the power struggle. Hear more from presenter Elizabeth Hill of the Ombuds Office.

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Plant seeds for employee learning in the spring

Dec. 7, 2020

Human Resources invites you to explore employee learning opportunities coming up in 2021.

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There is still time! Find your learning journey

Dec. 4, 2020

Join Human Resources Dec. 7 to 11 for Employee Learning Week—an annual, global celebration of life-long learning in organizations.

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When 'grin and bear it' hurts your jaw: Techniques to continue dealing with pandemic impacts

Nov. 25, 2020

During this free presentation on Dec. 8, Kerry McLean from the Ombuds Office will share behavioral science techniques and lightly touch on the topics of living through transition and resiliency.

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What it means to disagree, admit uncertainty and maintain a robust friendship

Nov. 16, 2020

On Nov. 20, join the Lunch with Limerick series with Patty Limerick and—for this session—Jennifer Ho, director of the Center for Humanities & the Arts, as they talk about what it means to disagree.