2020 EAW Slider

Pluralisms
Engaging Ethical, Racial, and Religious Diversity

Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2020

Given the COVID-19 situation, all events will be hosted online this year.
Each session is free and open to the public. 

For more information, contact Courtney Burns at courtney.burns@uvu.edu

Schedule of Events

Monday, September 28th



1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Kickoff Panel Discussion
Appomattox Project

"Civil Disobedience in the Age of Trump"

David Ragland, Co-Founder, The Truth Telling Project of Ferguson
Michael Minch, Professor of Philosophy and Peace & Justice Studies, UVU
Moderator: Brian Birch, Director, Center for the Study of Ethics, UVU

SESSION VIDEO


Tuesday, September 29th



10:00 - 11:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion
College of Engineering & Technology

"The Shifting Power Structures of Cross-Functional Teams:
How to Manage a Technical 
Project"

Susan Thackeray, Assistant Professor of Technology Management, UVU
Lynn Thackeray, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, UVU

SESSION VIDEO


1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Religious Studies Program

"The American Experience of Religious Diversity"

Laura Guerrero, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, College of William & Mary
Brian Birch, Director, Religious Studies Program, UVU
Michael Goode, Associate Professor of History, UVU

SESSION VIDEO


2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Panel Discussion
Woodbury School of Business

"Ideological Pluralisms in the Workplace"

Angela Schill, Visiting Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership, UVU
Maureen Andrade, Professor of Organizational Leadership, UVU
Jonathan Westover, Chair and Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership, UVU 
Jaron Harvey, Assistant Professor of Organizational Leadership, UVU 
Moderator: Jeff Peterson, Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership, UVU

SESSION VIDEO

 

Wednesday, September 30th



10:00 - 10:50 a.m.

Panel Discussion
College of Health & Public Services

"Health Professions and COVID-19"

David Keller, Associate Professor of Nursing, UVU
Karen Preston, Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene, UVU
Sue Jackson, Professor of Public Health, UVU
Kim Bennion,  Instructor, Respiratory Therapy, UVU
Moderator: Sarah Hall, Assistant Professor of Public & Community Health

SESSION VIDEO


11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Student Panel Discussion
Black Student Union

"Living In the Wake of George Floyd" 

Israel Herring
Melanie Griffin
Destiny Perkins
Arvin Mitchell
Breanna Lambert
Mohamed Eftin
Moderator: David Ssejinja, Advisor, Black Student Union

SESSION VIDEO


1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Excellence in Ethics Award
Center for the Study of Ethics

"The Importance of Community Policing"

Jeremy Jamison

 

 

 

 



 
   
    Sgt. Jeremy Jamison

    Mental Health Response Team
    Orem City Police
   

 

SESSION VIDEO

 

2:00 - 2:50 p.m.

Panel Discussion
University College

"Culturally Inclusive Pedagogies:
Exploring Race & Ethnicity in the Classroom"

Laurie Toro, Peer Tutoring Coordinator, UVU
KayKay Renfro, Academic Tutoring, UVU
Moderator: Benjamin Johnson, Associate Professor Student Leadership & Success Studies, UVU

SESSION VIDEO


Thursday, October 1st



10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

Panel Discussion
College of Science

"Why We Need Diversity in Science and Technology"

Cheryl Hanewicz, Associate Provost for Engaged Learning, UVU
Joshua Premo, Assistant Professor of Biology, UVU
Weihong Wang, Associate Professor of Earth Science, UVU
Britt Wyatt, Assistant Professor of Biology, UVU
Eddy Cadet, Associate Professor of Earth Science, UVU
Fern Caka, Associate Dean, College of Science, UVU
Moderator: Hilary Hungerford, Associate Professor of Geography, UVU 

SESSION VIDEO


1:00 - 2:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion
School of Education

"Embedding Critical Multicultural Education
Throughout Teacher Preparation

Mi Ok Kang, Associate Professor of Elementary Education, UVU
Benton Brown, Assistant Dean, UVU School of Education
Mike Patch, Associate Professor of Elementary Education, UVU
Moderator: Bryan Waite, Department Chair & Professor of Secondary Education, UVU

SESSION VIDEO


3:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Lecture & Discussion
Center for the Study of Ethics & Department of English & Literature

"Mormonism and the Challenges of  Whiteness"

Peter Coviello, Professor of English, University of Illinois-Chicago
author of Make Yourselves Gods: Mormonism and the Unfinished Business of American Secularism
Event webpage

SESSION VIDEO